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SRO: The OS Battle Moves To Embedded Systems

Aug 10, 1999, 14:22 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

"It's not just in the area of server operating systems that Microsoft Corp. is pitted against Linux. As of Monday, the OS war officially moved downstream to embedded devices."

"On Monday, Microsoft announced it has begun shippingWindows NT Embedded 4.0, formerly code-named Impala. Microsoft said the product has been in beta test at 600 sites since last fall."

"At its core, Embedded NT consists of NT 4.0 plus the various Service Pack 5 fixes and features. But it also includes some custom features tailor-made for the embedded market, such as headless and Flash-boot support."

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