Wind River Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $59.4 Million and Delivers Positive EPS for the Quarter


ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 2004--Wind River Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIND)

Wind River Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIND), the worldwide market leader in device software optimization (DSO), today reported its second quarter fiscal 2005 operating results.

Total revenues for the second quarter ended July 31, 2004 were $59.4 million, an 18% increase compared to revenues of $50.4 million for the second quarter ended July 31, 2003, and above Wind River's previous revenue guidance of $53 - $55 million.

"By continuing to execute against our corporate strategies, Wind River delivered its sixth consecutive quarter of growth in subscription revenue and generated over $15 million of non-GAAP positive cash flow from operations year-to-date," stated Ken Klein, president, chief executive officer and chairman of Wind River. "Our strategic focus on device software optimization and providing our customers the Platforms they need to develop and run device software on time, is driving growth in our business."

Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2005 was $2.3 million, compared to a net loss of $9.3 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2004. GAAP net income per share was $0.03 for the second quarter of fiscal 2005, compared to a net loss per share of $0.12 for the second quarter of fiscal 2004.

Non-GAAP net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2005 was $3.6 million, compared to a non-GAAP net loss of $4.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2004. Non-GAAP net income per share was $0.04 for the second quarter of fiscal 2005, compared to a non-GAAP net loss per share of $0.05 for the second quarter of fiscal 2004.

Q2 Highlights

"Our results in Q2 reflect Wind River's commitment to grow our business with a keen focus on balancing our investments to drive future business while leveraging our business model to improve our financial results," said Mike Zellner, chief financial officer and senior vice president, finance and administration.

Financial Outlook

The following statements regarding our outlook for the third and fourth quarter of fiscal year 2005 are forward-looking and actual results may differ materially. Please consult the safe-harbor statement at the end of this press release for a description of certain risk factors and Wind River's SEC reports for a more comprehensive description of risks that may impact actual results. In response to SEC Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD), Wind River plans to discuss its business outlook, based on current expectations, in conjunction with its quarterly earnings releases and conference calls. Wind River does not plan to provide any further financial guidance beyond the information provided in its quarterly earnings release and conference call.

For Q3 Fiscal Year 2005, Wind River expects:

For Q4 Fiscal Year 2005, Wind River expects:

Wind River provides non-GAAP net income, net loss, net income per share, net loss per share data and cash flow from operations as an alternative for understanding the company's operating results. Non-GAAP data is not in accordance with, or an alternative to, GAAP and may be materially different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. Non-GAAP net income, net loss, net income per share and net loss per share for the three and six-month periods ended July 31, 2004 and 2003 were computed by adjusting GAAP net income, net loss, net income per share and net loss per share data to exclude amortization of purchased and other intangibles, gain on investments and technology, restructuring-related costs, stock compensation and impairment of purchased intangibles. Consistent with prior quarters, Wind River applies the same tax charge to its GAAP and non-GAAP results. Non-GAAP cash flow from operations for the three and six-month periods ended July 31, 2004 were computed by adjusting GAAP cash flow from operations data to exclude restructuring-related payments. Wind River provides a reconciliation of its GAAP and non-GAAP net income, net loss, net income per share and net loss per share data for the three and six-month periods ended July 31, 2004 and 2003 on the table entitled "Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations." Wind River provides a reconciliation of its GAAP and non-GAAP cash flow from operations for the three and six-months periods ended July 31, 2004 as stated above. Wind River's management refers to these non-GAAP measures in making operating decisions because they provide meaningful information regarding Wind River's operational performance. In addition, these non-GAAP financial measures facilitate management's internal comparisons to Wind River's historical operating results and comparisons to competitors' operating results. We include these non-GAAP financial measures in our earnings announcement because we believe they are useful to investors in allowing for greater transparency to the supplemental information used by management in its financial and operational decision-making.

Conference Call

Management will host a conference call at 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time on August 17, 2004 to discuss these results. You may listen to the conference call by calling 1-800-399-5927 in the U.S. and 1-706-643-3427 internationally. You may also listen in live via our webcast at www.windriver.com. A telephone replay of the conference call will be available after 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time on August 17, 2004 until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on August 24, 2004. You may listen to the replay of the conference call by calling 1-800-642-1687 in the U.S. and 1-706-645-9291 internationally and enter the conference i.d. 9289450. The audio webcast will be archived on the Investor Relations section of Wind River's website located at www.windriver.com.

About Wind River
Wind River is the global leader in device software optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop and run software faster, better, less expensively and more reliably. Wind River Platforms tightly integrate a rich set of market-leading operating systems, development tools and middleware with services to provide a complete foundation that meets the specific requirements of a vertical market. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, digital consumer, industrial/automotive, and network infrastructure. Companies from around the world turn to Wind River to create the most reliable products and to accelerate their time-to-market.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at http://www.windriver.com or call Wind River at 1-866-296-5361.

Wind River Systems and the Wind River Systems logo are trademarks of Wind River Systems, Inc., and VxWorks and WIND RIVER are registered trademarks of Wind River Systems, Inc. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including those relating to expected revenue, earnings per share and cash flows for the fiscal quarters ending October 31, 2004 and January 31, 2005, continued growth in Wind River's business and Wind River's continued ability to help its customers develop and run their device software better, faster, at lower cost and more reliably. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "projects," "intends," "plans," "believes" and "estimates," variations of such words and similar expressions are also intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated herein. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include but are not limited to weakness in the economy generally or in the technology sector specifically, the success of Wind River's implementation of its new business models and market strategies, the ability of our customers to sell products that include our software, the impact of competitive products and pricing, the success of our strategic relationships, the impact of charges for restructuring and other costs and other risk factors detailed in Wind River's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2004, its Quarterly Reports on Form-10-Q and other periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Wind River undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.

                       Wind River Systems, Inc.
            Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
               (in thousands, except per share amounts)
                              (unaudited)

                                   Three months        Six months
                                       ended              ended
                                     July 31,           July 31,
                                  2004     2003      2004      2003
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
Revenues, net:
  Product                        $31,211  $28,713  $ 57,975  $ 55,560
  Subscription                    12,332    4,129    21,837     6,500
  Services                        15,895   17,571    32,398    36,896
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
    Total revenues                59,438   50,413   112,210    98,956
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------

Cost of revenues:
  Product                          1,190    2,977     2,520     5,720
  Subscription                     3,151    1,191     5,485     1,987
  Services                         7,831    9,427    16,763    19,117
  Amortization of purchased
   intangibles                       334    1,418     1,321     2,883
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
    Total cost of revenues        12,506   15,013    26,089    29,707
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------

      Gross profit                46,932   35,400    86,121    69,249
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------

Operating expenses:
  Selling and marketing           22,625   20,674    43,584    44,118
  Product development and
   engineering                    14,215   14,083    29,331    28,432
  General and administrative       5,189    6,421    10,399    13,910
  Amortization of other
   intangibles                       126      315       297       692
  Restructuring                      819    2,016     2,057     2,016
  Impairment of purchased
   intangibles                         -    1,400         -     1,400
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
    Total operating expenses      42,974   44,909    85,668    90,568
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------

    Income (loss) from operations  3,958   (9,509)      453   (21,319)

    Other (expense) income, net     (364)     840        38     2,512
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------

Net income (loss) before
 provision for income taxes        3,594   (8,669)      491   (18,807)
Provision for income taxes         1,264      609     1,964     1,244
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
    Net income (loss)            $ 2,330  $(9,278) $ (1,473) $(20,051)
                                 ======== ======== ========= =========

Net income (loss) per share:
  Basic and diluted              $  0.03  $ (0.12) $  (0.02) $  (0.25)
Shares used in per share
 calculation:
  Basic                           81,677   79,921    81,485    79,772
  Diluted                         83,813   79,921    81,485    79,772

Reconciliation to Non-GAAP Net
 Income (Loss)
Net income (loss)                $ 2,330  $(9,278) $ (1,473) $(20,051)
Amortization of purchased and
 other intangibles                   460    1,733     1,618     3,575
Gain on investments and
 technology                            -     (200)     (513)     (616)
Restructuring-related costs          819    2,016     2,057     2,016
Stock compensation                     -      212         -       212
Impairment of purchased
 intangibles                           -    1,400         -     1,400
                                 -------- -------- --------- ---------
  Non-GAAP net income (loss)     $ 3,609  $(4,117) $  1,689  $(13,464)
                                 ======== ======== ========= =========

Non-GAAP net income (loss) per
 share:
  Basic and diluted              $  0.04  $ (0.05) $   0.02  $  (0.17)

Shares used in per share
 calculation:
  Basic                           81,677   79,921    81,485    79,772
  Diluted                         83,813   79,921    83,668    79,772


                       Wind River Systems, Inc.
                 Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
                            (in thousands)
                              (unaudited)

                                                July 31,   January 31,
                                                  2004        2004
                                               ----------- -----------
ASSETS
Current assets:
  Cash and cash equivalents                     $  22,792   $  32,254
  Short-term investments                           39,021      19,580
  Accounts receivable, net                         39,277      43,153
  Prepaid and other current assets                 11,920      10,301
  Asset held for sale                               9,848           -
                                               ----------- -----------
    Total current assets                          122,858     105,288

Investments                                       175,104     162,661
Property and equipment, net                        81,449      92,388
Intangibles, net                                   84,972      86,612
Other assets                                        8,309       9,271
Restricted investments                                  -      46,332
                                               ----------- -----------
      Total assets                              $ 472,692   $ 502,552
                                               =========== ===========


LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities:
  Accounts payable                              $   3,943   $   2,744
  
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