SuSE IA 64: The First Linux Product to Meet the Needs of Developers and Early Server Deployments

SuSE Linux has released the first Linux operating system for Intel's Itanium-based systems. This port emphasizes SuSE as a leading provider of server solutions for demanding enterprise clients worldwide. The release includes SuSE Linux 7.2 Professional and provides a basis for evaluating and deploying Linux on Itanium systems in professional server environments.

SuSE Linux 7.2 for IA64 is based on state-of-the-art Linux technology, including the latest Linux Kernel 2.4.4. The package includes 1,500 applications on 6 CD-ROMs and provides tools for setting up WWW, proxy, mail, and news servers in Linux. It also supports large files up to 4 TByte and has a wide array of development tools. The SuSE installation and configuration program YaST2 is a powerful tool for user and system administration. Due to its availability and compatibility across multiple platforms, SuSE Linux is the perfect operating system base for professional server deployment providing investment security on a long-term basis.