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BW: Cygnus to Deliver GNUPro Software For IBM’s AIX And the Project Monterey Product Line

“Cygnus Solutions, the leader in open-source software, announced
an agreement with IBM to provide Cygnus GNUPro software development
tools optimized for the AIX operating system and for Project
Monterey on the IA-64 platform. Project Monterey is a major UNIX
operating system initiative to create a version of UNIX for both
RISC and Intel platforms. This agreement makes Cygnus’ industry
leading, open-source based tools available to software engineers
developing commercial applications on all major UNIX-based
operating systems, including IBM’s AIX, Project Monterey on IA-64,
Hewlett-Packard’s HP-UX, and Sun’s Solaris, as well as
Linux.

“Today’s software developers require development tools that
allow them to deliver compelling applications on a broad range of
platforms. Cygnus GNUPro offers the most viable multi-platform
software development environment in the industry. Featuring a
complete software development toolsuite for C and C++ programmers,
GNUPro enables developers to preserve, and easily recompile,
program source code for execution across a broad range of hosts and
processor architectures. By making the Cygnus GNUPro Toolkit
available on AIX, software developers can create applications today
on an RS/6000 that will be ready for Project Monterey on IA-64 as
soon as it becomes available.”

“Monterey is well on its way to becoming the volume, standard,
enterprise-class UNIX operating system,” said Rajiv Samant, general
manager, UNIX, IBM Corporation. “With the availability of Cygnus’s
GNUPro Toolkit, the attractiveness of Monterey to the developer
community is significantly enhanced.”


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