The Asianux consortium announces Asianux Server 3, the Latest Version of their Leading Open Source Operating System, which Offer

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Beijing, China (27 July 2007) – The Asianux Consortium, the leader in developing, deploying and managing open source solutions in Asia, announced today the release of Asianux Server 3, the latest version of their enterprise server operating system at the ceremony of Asia open source storm – China stop, hosted by Red Flag Software Co. Ltd. Asianux Server 3, co-developed by Red Flag Software of China, Miracle Linux Cooperation of Japan and Hancom of Korea, provides enhanced compatibility, security and easy-to-use features along with high reliability. It meets the increasing requirements of Linux OS in enterprise applications and provides a compelling choice of open IT platform for users. The release of Asianux 3 shows that Asianux members are keeping the promise and contributing to deliver new technologies and services for users, partners and the open source world.

  • Support of various hardware platform including IA32, X86-64, IA64, and IBM p-Series,
  • Full implementation of the hundreds of major new features of CGL3.2 makes Asianux Server 3 and ideal platform for Carrier applications,
  • Redcastle, the new and unique kernel level security function, totally different from SELinux and targeting CC EAL4 level global certification, fulfils Asian governments and enterprises requirements of high OS security architecture,
  • Integration of OpenDrim, the first co-developed open source project sponsored by CJK (China,Japan and Korea) governments and which provides a standard based, distributed resource management environment for Linux, and greatly simplifies the tough work of system administration.
  • As a solid base for enterprise information systems, Asianux Server 3 will be certified by the main software and hardware vendors such as BEA, CA, Dell, EMC, Emulex, HP, IBM, Intel, NEC, Oracle, SAP, Symantec, SWSoft, Virtual Iron, VMware and so on.

The real-time and trusted local technical support is the guarantee of Linux deployment in enterprise. The Asianux consortium, which combines the best local Linux vendor’s support network, delivers an unparalleled support value to Asian customers. Furthermore, Asianux Server 3 employs the unique support website, Asianux TSN, to quickly and conveniently provide online upgrades and system management service to Asian customers.

After the release of Asianux 1.0 and Asianux 2.0 in 2004 and 2005, Asianux sharply established an important position on the international enterprise Linux market. It delivers excellent performance and a stable operation environment to users and broadly supports various hardware and software solutions to reduce deployment and management cost. So far, Asianux has shipped over 70,000 copies of its products in total.

Dong Jia, President of Red Flag Software states: “The success of Asianux in the past three years has proved the unique value of the Asianux consortium and the launch of Asianux Server 3 is a new milestone in Asianux development. Asianux Server 3 brings cutting-edge open source technology to enterprise customers. Combined with the strongest local support strength of Asianux members, we can deliver an OS platform to our customres with a good price/performance ratio.”

Takeshi Sato, President of MIRACLE LINUX in Japan states: “We will further expand our product, Asianux Server 3, on theAsian market as the Asian standard Enterprise Linux under the unified brand name, "Asianux". Furthermore, the Asianux consortium reinforces the relations and improves the quality of the product and the support to satisfy our clients' various requirements.

Jong-Jin, Baek, CEO of Hancom Inc. in Korea, states: “The Asianux project has been going on for over 3 years now and is a very unique model of international cooperation. As the result of concrete cooperation from development to marketing, Asianux Server 3 will be launched with differentiated powerful functions and unified brand in Asia.
“Intel and the Asianux consortium have been working together for several years to ensure that Intel’s latest processor technology features, including Intel(r) Virtualization Technology, are optimized and enabled in Asianux OS”, said Doug Fisher, Intel Vice President and General Manager, System Software Division. “The combination of Asianux Server 3 and industry leading Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processors based on our Intel® Core™ microarchitecture will provide our customers with great performance, increased reliability, security and enhanced compatibility.”

The other exciting news comes from Asia open source storm- Stop. The Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam and the Asianux consortium signed a MOU to promote Linux and Open Source Software in Vietnam. Under the terms of the MOU, MOST will help to bring in a company (VN) to be Asianux 4th member and join the development of Asianux. It shows that Asianux is expanding successfully within the Linux economy and strengthening its representation as a Linux enterprise OS in Asia.

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