Rise signs VML as North European rep

mp6 available now and S370 version en route

Chip company Rise has appointed VML to rep its x86 products in the UK and Northern Europe. VML's joint managing director, John Byrne, said his company was already in discussion with a number of OEMs to use the family of processors. The company is expected to announce its fab partner within the next few weeks, and already has its mp6 available in both 233MHz and 266MHz flavours. The 300MHz mp6 is sampling to companies at the moment. Meanwhile, information reached The Register from a different source that Rise will preview its mp6-2 at this year's CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany. And the same source told us that it will have a S-370 version available in the second half of this year, with clock speeds of up to 400MHz. ® Related Scoop Rise to announce Socket 370 breakthrough

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