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PRNewswire: TurboLinux to Use SGI'S... High-Performance Compiler Technology In IA-64 Effort

Aug 15, 2000, 04:39 (0 Talkback[s])

"TurboLinux, Inc., the high-performance Linux company, and SGI (NYSE: SGI), known worldwide for providing a broad range of high-performance computing and advanced graphics solutions, today announced an agreement to incorporate SGI's breakthrough SGI Pro64 compiler technology into TurboLinux's forthcoming commercial release of TurboLinux for IA-64, for substantially increased IA-64 performance on Linux."

"TurboLinux is also planning to ship the SGI Pro64 compiler as a key component of TurboLinux for IA-64 for use by developers to boost performance of applications running on the Intel Itanium platform."

"We believe SGI's compiler technology will play a significant role in making enterprise-ready Linux solutions available on IA-64," said Ly Pham, executive vice president of Worldwide Development, TurboLinux. "With its sophisticated compiler suite, SGI has proven to be a leading player in the effort to create a Linux port for IA-64 that would be available to our customers and the open source community at or before the Itanium processor launch."

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