South China Morning Post: Compaq, CS&S to develop Chinese Unix for mainland

Thanks to Skip Collins
for this link.

“Compaq Computer will attempt to push its Tru64 version of Unix
and its Alpha server hardware in the mainland with its coming
release of a ‘Chinese Unix.’

“But the leading enterprise hardware vendor has no plans yet to
offer Linux with its workstations and servers sold in the

“It said Cosix, a localised Unix version for the mainland, would
be co-developed by Compaq – the second-biggest Unix hardware vendor
worldwide, according to International Data Corp – and the China
National Computer Software and Technology Service Corp (CS&S),
a state-owned software developer and systems integrator under the
administration of the Ministry of Information Industry.”

Complete Story.

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