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Computer Reseller News: IBM Launches Unix Merced Project

Oct 26, 1998, 17:49 (2 Talkback[s])


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IBM, along with an aggregation of ... partners, is building another Unix operating system with the goal of building the leading Unix for Intel.

... the 64-bit OS is expected to be delivered within 18 months.

The initiative would produce the leading Unix on Intel because of "volume, shrink-wrap economies, great features, and wide support by ISVs and systems vendors," said John Minor, enterprise-server group vice president at Intel.

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