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HP Unveils New OS

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP (NYSE:HPQ - News) today introduced a new version of the HP-UX 11i operating system and new HP Integrity servers to help make mission-critical virtualization practical for businesses of all sizes.

The latest release of HP's strategic UNIX operating environment, HP-UX 11i v3, makes virtualization easier to deploy and delivers mission-critical virtualization by combining virtualization and mainframe-class availability. Also, with HP-UX 11i v3, important applications, including business intelligence and data warehousing, are now simpler to secure and manage.

Additionally, HP strengthened its HP Integrity server lineup with a model for BladeSystem c-Class environments and a new rack-optimized unit, the Integrity rx2660 entry-class server. The HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade is the first Integrity model designed for the HP BladeSystem c-Class portfolio, HP's breakthrough blade architecture. The HP Integrity rx2660 is the lowest-priced Integrity rack-mount server and the most flexible and versatile unit in its UNIX server class.

Hewlett-Packard Co.