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ZDNet: Intel getting inside open source

Apr 10, 2000, 13:36 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John G. Spooner)

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"Intel Corp. wants a seat in the inner circle of the open-source community."

"The Santa Clara, Calif., chip maker has been working to join the ranks of the top-tier open-source advocates and play a role in the ongoing evolution of the Linux operating system alongside the likes of IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) and SGI (NYSE: SGI). And, on Tuesday, Intel will make its latest effort to get inside the open-source movement -- announcing that the upcoming Version 3.0 of Common Data Security Architecture (CDSA), its widely used security software, will become open source when it's released next month."

""On May 15 we will be posting (CDSA) on an Intel server where anyone can freely download the software," Terry Smith, Intel's CDSA marketing manager, told ZDNet News. "We'll release an Itanium/Linux version (to open source) in August.""

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