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CNET News.com: Sun shines Solaris on new Intel chip

Oct 26, 1999, 19:47 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Sun's Solaris operating system is running on prototypes of Intel's upcoming 64-bit chips, becoming the last of the major server computer operating systems to do so..."

"A version of Windows and Linux were demonstrated when Intel unveiled the first Itanium samples in late August. HP said in September that its version of Unix, called HP-UX, was running on the Itanium prototype."

"IBM had passed a similar milestone for its new operating system about two weeks earlier, called Monterey-64. Monterey-64 is a combined version of the Unix products from IBM, the Santa Cruz Operation, and Sequent, a server maker IBM acquired."

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