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VNUnet: Intel questions Sun's Itanium commitment

Feb 17, 2000, 21:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Lambeth, Jo Ticehurst)

"Paul Otellini, vice president of Intel's architecture business group, said the chip giant had not seen a momentum of support for the features of Solaris on Itanium."

" 'We have advised users out and out not to buy Solaris on Intel,' said Ed Thompson, analyst at Gartner Group.

He said there were a limited number of applications available for Solaris on Intel compared to the number on Sparc. He said he had already seen a number of Solaris on Intel customers begin migration to Linux on Intel."

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