April 5, 2010

Microsoft Ending Support for Itanium

James Niccolai

Second major OS vendor to bail on processor.

Microsoft is ending its support for Intel’s Itanium processor with the current version of its Windows Server OS, according to a Microsoft blog posting Friday. The news will come as a setback for Intel, which has struggled to get its 64-bit Itanium processors more widely used by server makers. It released the latest, quad-core version of Itanium in February after several delays.

Full story at Computerworld

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