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BW: Intel Communications Fund Invests in Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc.

Mar 28, 2000, 03:16 (0 Talkback[s])

"Intel Corporation today announced that the company has made a minority equity investment in Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc., a leading developer of embedded real-time operating systems (RTOS) for a host of applications targeting telecommunications, consumer appliances and networking equipment manufacturers."

"Intel invested in Lynx to speed the development of an embedded Linux operating system and development tools optimized for the Intel(R) Internet Exchange(TM) (IX) architecture. Embedded operating systems are incorporated on a microprocessor that can then be included as part of a variety of hardware devices. This investment supports Intel's initiative for IX architecture application solutions for both embedded Intel Architecture and Intel IXP1200 network processors."

"The Intel IX architecture is a framework for designing powerful and flexible networking and telecommunications equipment using reprogrammable microprocessors, allowing systems designers to add network functionality quickly and cost effectively. It consists of a portfolio of silicon components including the flagship IXP1200 network processor and the embedded versions of the Pentium(R) II, Pentium III and Celeron(TM) processors."

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