"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
"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."