From: "McLaughlin, Scott K"
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" Subject: Intel Announces LANDesk Management Suite Support for Linux-based Systems Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 16:51:46 -0700 <<...>> News Release =09 =09 INTEL ANNOUNCES SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT SUPPORT FOR LINUX Intel=AE LANDesk=AE Management Suite 6.3 Extends to Provide Remote = Access and Inventory for Linux*-based Systems =09 AMERICAN FORK, UT, Aug. 9, 1999 -- Intel Corporation today announced it = has extended the Intel=AE LANDesk=AE Management Suite to provide support = for Linux-based systems. A new software module for Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3, available today for download from the Internet, enables IT managers to inventory the hardware and software assets on Linux-based laptops, PCs and servers and take remote control of those systems when diagnosing or repairing problems.=20 "As many of our customers deploy Linux-based systems throughout their organizations, especially for web, e-commerce and file and print = servers, it is imperative that they have the tools to manage and maintain these heterogeneous environments," said Ed Ekstrom, vice president and = general manager for Intel's Systems Management Division. "Intel is committed = to supporting IT managers across the application environments they = support." Previously, Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 provided flexible = control of desktops running Microsoft Windows* 95, Microsoft Windows 98, and = Microsoft Windows NT, connected via the Internet or corporate Intranet to = Microsoft Windows NT Server and Novell NetWare* networks, from a single point of administration and single console. Now,=20 --more-- Intel/Page 2 Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 includes text-based remote control = and inventory tools for Caldera OpenLinux* 1.3, Caldera OpenLinux 2.2, Red = Hat Linux* 5.2, Red Hat Linux 6.0 and SuSE Linux* 6.1 systems.=20 "We have experienced a tremendous growth in deployments of Linux into organizations looking to utilize the unique features of an open-source operating system," said Ransom Love, president and CEO of Caldera = Systems, Inc. "Support from Intel on managing Linux-based systems is a windfall = for our customers who are working to insert Linux into existing diverse environments." Availability The software module extending support to Linux-based systems is = available immediately, free of charge, for customers who are current licensed = users of Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 (Internet connect time charges may apply). Customers must own a license to manage the appropriate number = of workstations, and can download the module from support.intel.com/support/landesk/mgtsuite/6x/index.htm. About Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 is the cornerstone of Intel's = LANDesk family of products, which also include Intel LANDesk Client Manager 6 = for Web-based PC management and Intel LANDesk Server Manager Pro 6 with the Intel remote management card for maximizing server up-time. Intel = LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 plays a key role in helping IT managers take centralized control of managed systems. With integrated management = tools for broadly heterogeneous operating systems sharing the same infrastructure = -- including console, alerts, database and reporting -- customers have a = simple means of aggregating, analyzing and acting on systems information. Additional information on Intel LANDesk Management Suite 6.3 can be = found at www.intel.com/network/. Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer = of computer, networking and communications products. Additional = information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom.=20 -30- * Other third party product and company names herein are trademarks of = their respective owners. =20 =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= Scott McLaughlin Intel Press Relations Tel: 503/712-1512 Cell: 503/705-5307 Pager: 888/370-7658 Email: email@example.com =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D