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BW: HP Expands IA-64... Partner Program... Multiple OS Support to Accelerate IA-64 Development

May 15, 2000, 20:50 (0 Talkback[s])

"Hewlett-Packard Company today announced the expansion of its Designing the Future (DTF) partner program to allow independent software vendors (ISVs) to tailor their applications for IA-64."

"HP's Partner Technology Access Centers (PTACs) support development on HP-UX, Linux and 64-bit Windows(R) 2000. HP's support for multiple operating systems (OS) provides developers with unparalleled flexibility and will help accelerate their development of IA-64-based solutions. Through the expanded DTF program, HP also offers single-source porting centers to provide support for software developers that intend to develop on either Linux or HP's mission-critical HP-UX operating environment."

"The expanded DTF program also offers a premier partner program, which is targeted at ISVs that want to accelerate their IA-64 development. The premier program provides software developers with comprehensive services, such as early access to Intel Itanium(TM) processor-based systems, technical consulting, educational and planning programs, and the latest development tools."

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