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InfoWorld: Intel sets stage for Linux on IX with Lynx investment

Mar 28, 2000, 00:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Neel)

"Intel made a minority equity investment Monday in Lynx Real-Time Systems in an effort to support the development of an embedded Linux operating system to run on Intel's IX (Internet Exchange) architecture for networking and communications."

"Lynx Real-Time Systems develops embedded, real-time operating systems for applications that target telecommunications. The company already offers a suite of embedded Linux products, such as BlueCat Linux from Lynx, which supports Intel's x86 architecture."

"Intel has been steadily increasing its investments in networking and telecommunications technologies recently. In the last few weeks, the chip giant purchased Basis Communications for $450 million with plans to incorporate Basis' network-processor technology into Intel's IX architecture."

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