Intel ENHANCES Itanium 32-bit performance
Intel Corporation announced the availability of IA-32 Execution Layer (EL) software
for systems powered by the Intel Itanium 2 processor running Microsoft Windows
operating systems. Intel says the technology provides greater flexibility for
customers by increasing the performance of many 32-bit software applications
and facilitating customer migration to Itanium 2-based platforms running Windows.
Samsung's wireless strategy
The IT division of Samsung India Electronics announced its business strategy
for the wireless market in India. The company is expecting a boom in the Indian
market for wireless products. Paving way to this trend, Samsung unveiled its
unique range of Wi-Fi enabled 'NotePCs' - the X05, X10, P30 and Q20.
Novell completes acquisition of SUSE
Novell completed its acquisition of SUSE LINUX, a combination that brings global
technical support, consulting and training services, and networking and security
to Linux. With this, Novell now offers a full range of enterprise solutions
on the Linux platform, from the server to the desktop. The closing of the $210
million cash deal also opens the door for completion of the $50 million investment
SUSE LINUX becomes a product business unit within Novell with its sales and
marketing handled by Novell, and SUSE LINUX's current sales and marketing staff.
Novell will keep the SUSE LINUX brand.