The Inquirer: Is the Itanium 2 on the yellow brick road?
Posted by Ken Farmer, Thursday June 19 2003 @ 10:42AM EDT
DUE THIS Summer, Madison, the third generation of the Intel Itanium Processor Family (IPF) is almost upon us and is being preceded by some notable customer wins and ISV adoption.
Letís catch up on the latest happenings.
SAP has just announced its global support of 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 and key features of SQL Server 2000 (64-bit). SAP R/3 Enterprise is already available on Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (64-bit) along with mySAP Supply Chain Management (mySAP SCM) and SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer (SAP APO). In October 2002, the HP rx5670 Itanium based server achieved the first certified Windows-based benchmark result for the SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer-Demand Planning (SAP APO-DP) solution running on Microsoft Windows, as well as record-setting benchmark results for SPECweb99_SSL running Linux and for SPECjbb2000 running HP-UX.
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