Motorola announced an unspecified equity investment in virtualization software developer VirtualLogix. The company's real-time virtualization technology enables handset makers to use two operating systems on one device and promises service and security improvements. "As the mobile eco-system grows increasingly complex, demand for simplified product designs that allow dynamic mobile experiences to run across multiple platforms will intensify," said Motorola Ventures managing director Reese Schroeder in a prepared statement. "Virtualization offers a solution to this complexity. Our investment in VirtualLogix will help accelerate the delivery of their technology to next-generation communications devices and infrastructure equipment." Motorola joins existing VirtualLogix investors including Cisco Systems, Intel Capital and Texas Instruments.
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