October 4, 2000

NEC, HP ally on IA-64 servers

Author: JT Smith

Under the terms of the deal, NEC will supply HP with
its new "AzusA" server, a machine based on 16 Intel
Itanium processors, which HP will then resell under its
own name as part of the HP9000 series of servers.
For its part HP has committed to developing and
supplying its Unix operating system, HP-UX, for the
IA-64 platform. The two companies also agreed to
collaborate on enhancing HP-UX for the AzusA
server, from IDG News Service on NetworkWorldFusion News
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