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Enterprise Linux Today: SuSE Linux 7.2 Available for Intel Itanium Systems

May 30, 2001, 22:45 (10 Talkback[s])
"Today, SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and solutions provider in Open Source, announced the release of the first Linux operating system for Intel's (NASDAQNM: INTC) Itanium-based systems. The port of SuSE Linux 7.2 to Intel's 64-bit architecture emphasizes SuSE as a leading provider of server solutions for the most demanding enterprise clients worldwide.

...SuSE Linux 7.2 for Itanium systems is based on state-of-the-art Linux technology, including the latest Linux Kernel 2.4.4. Besides the actual operating system, the package comprises of 1,500 applications on 6 CD-ROMs, enabling the setup of Intranet and Internet solutions as well as setup and protection of heterogeneous networks. Professional users get all tools needed for setting up WWW, proxy, mail, and news servers in Linux. The support of large files up to 4 TByte equips SuSE Linux 7.2 for Itanium systems for utilization as server system for complex database applications. A wide array of development tools helps to speed up the implementation of specific adaptations. The graphical user interfaces KDE 2.1 and GNOME 1.4 are included in the package."

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