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BW: Intel'S Craig Barrett Says Pace of Building the Internet Ecomony Must Quicken

Aug 31, 1999, 17:13 (2 Talkback[s])

"Intel Corporation's president and CEO Craig Barrett told attendees at the Intel Developer Forum that in the future all homes will become e-homes and all business is moving to e-business. He encouraged engineers and developers to "quicken the pace" ...

"Barrett revealed the first public Merced platform demonstration to the crowd. As the first processor in the IA-64 product family, the Merced processor is the ideal engine for e-business."

"Barrett demonstrated the Merced processor on an engineering prototype platform running... a prototype IA-64 Linux Operating System with a web server."

"Intel also announced that it has begun shipment of the first engineering units of the Merced processor to its customers. The Merced program remains on track..."

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