ShaoLin Microsystems Announces Support for Intel Itanium 2
Posted on: 08/11/2003 09:46 AM

HONG KONG, 11 August 2003 - ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd., the leading Linux-based software and solutions developer, today announced the immediate availability of ShaoLin HA Cluster support for the latest Intel Itanium 2 processor. This clustering solution will deliver an enterprise-class and highly scalable platform for the most compute intensive and mission critical business applications.

A big challenge for IT management to invest on new technologies is the ability to scale and compliance to open-standards. ShaoLin HA Cluster works on standard Intel-based hardware, from single processor IA-32 to enterprise class multi processors IA-64 on the latest Intel® Itanium® 2. ShaoLin HA Cluster, is a high availability cluster software to protect against, application and hardware failure with no added system administration. Featuring system image oriented failover, minimizes knowledge on cluster technologies nor require complex application configurations by SysAdmin thus translates to the lowest TCO. Optional monitoring agents available for popular database, middleware and application services.

The 64-bit Itanium® 2 processor targets many commercial and technical applications -- including business intelligence, databases, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management and high-performance computing, which floating-point performance, 64-bit addressing, and large cache memory are well-suited to a wide range of large, multi-process technical computing applications.

"We are experiencing increasing demand for ShaoLin HA Cluster from a wide range of industries, such as financial services industry, telecommunications, manufacturing," comments David Chow, CEO of ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd. "With the Itanium® 2 processor, ShaoLin HA Cluster is capable on protecting enterprise-class applications."

"The Intel® Itanium® 2 processor delivers outstanding performance, scalability and value for high-end enterprise and technical computing applications. High availability cluster support from companies like ShaoLin reinforces the reliability of Itanium 2-based platforms as ideal for mission-critical systems and applications," said Adam Hsu, MNC Account Manager, HK/PRC of Intel Semiconductor Limited.

About ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd.

ShaoLin Microsystems Limited is one of the world's leaders in the creation and development of Linux-based system software and solutions. ShaoLin Microsystems provides end-to-end Linux solutions to different size of enterprises and organizations around the world. Based on our cutting-edge kernel and file system technologies, ShaoLin Microsystems' products allow customers full command over the open-source Linux operating system. ShaoLin focuses on software products development, which includes clustering, storage software, desktop and network management solutions. ShaoLin is recognized as one of the rapid growing Asian software companies with industry-leading products.

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