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Intel diffre again the exit of the processor Itanium 2

The new gnration of the processor Itanium D `Intel, it, still takes delay and should not leave before the first quarter 2010.
# Prvue initially for 2007, the Tukwila platform is once again pushes back. Dj as a last fvrier, had annonc a carryforward. In a communiqu reproduces by the analyst Gordon Haff on, Intel justifies this hitch by the ncessit D `amliorer the performance of the applications and assembles it in load on the top-of-the-range waiters.
# Grce Itanium 2, Intel espre to gain shares of march to dtriment of these rivals and. These two last prparent them also processors news gnration: rock’n’roll for Sun and Power 7 for IBM.


June 17, 2009 at 10:36 am Leave a comment

Red Hat reproaches a Suisse administration for davoir favorite Microsoft

Legal – Red Hat has just joined 17 data-processing socits disputing lattribution Microsoft D `a march, without public call doffres. According to the continued Swiss administration, no alternative Microsoft N `existed.

Red Hat comes from dposer an appeal to justice in front of an administrative court so D `to obtain the cancellation of the contract sign between Microsoft and the SFBBL (Swiss Federal Office for Building and Logistics).
# the ditor reproaches the government agency D `for having attribu this contract of services and software for the work station and the waiters without competition of the diffrents offerers of solutions. This contract, sign for hard three years, is estim approximately 27,7 million D `euros.
# 17 plaintiffs, diteurs or intgrateurs
# the SFBBL justifies the absence D `call D `offers by technical reasons. According to the Swiss administration, no other actor of the march proposed solutions rpondant his spcifications. Null alternative Microsoft N `would have thus motiv to resort such a competing procdure, which in Switzerland N `is not obligatory.
# Red Hat has very an other opinion on the question and dclare, for, to have dj remport several contracts with Swiss administrations, in comparable fields. The agencies fdrales of computer sciences and the tlcommunications, and the intellectual proprit have thus considr Linux like an alternative to the Microsoft products.
# In its appeal to justice, Red Hat will be able to count on the support of 16 other companies, Swiss and German, dveloppant software or proposing services D `intgration of systmes.

June 17, 2009 at 10:33 am Leave a comment

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