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LinuxPR: SuSE Linux 7.0 Now Available For Alpha CPUs

Nov 28, 2000, 20:39 (0 Talkback[s])

"Today, SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and solutions provider in Open Source operating system software, announced the latest distribution SuSE Linux 7.0 for computers with Alpha CPUs. The port of the current SuSE distribution to Compaq 64-Bit-technology, underlines SuSE's technical competence as the leading provider of server solutions. In addition to the Alpha platform, SuSE Linux also supports Intel and PowerPC as well as the SPARC and S/390 architectures."

"SuSE Linux with multi-platform support is an ideal uniform server platform for a professional environment," explained Dirk Hohndel, CTO SuSE Linux AG. "The advantages of SuSE Linux are not limited to comprehensive network capabilities, stability, and flexibility. The possibility of a uniform and rational administration of heterogeneous networks helps minimize the expenditures for development or acquisition of strategic software products. Due to low acquisition costs and reduced long-term administration costs, SuSE Linux operating system contributes considerably to economical operation of large server farms."

"SuSE Linux for Alpha processors, which includes more than 1200 applications on 6 CDs, offers professional Linux solutions for virtually any purpose. In addition to Internet and network tools, SuSE Linux 7.0 for Alpha provides a wide range of database applications, developer tools, office and image processing software, and window managers. The package includes the graphical user interfaces KDE and the current GNOME desktop version."

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