Feeds

IO battle of giants to make tiny firm rich

Intel's NGIO, and Future IO will allow Wind River to rake it in

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The essential guide to IT transformation

You may remember the spat during this year over the direction Intel and Sun wanted to take next generation IO technology, called by them NGIO. On the other side of the argument are Compaq, HP and IBM, with their future IO technology called -- Future IO. Now it seems the lucky winner of the battle of these two behemoths will be little Wind River Systems. Both NGIO and Future IO are controlled by Wind River's embedded OS called IxWorks. And Wind River will collect $1.50 for every chip that the protagonists in this battle manufacture, which includes that OS. Wind River turned in a net profit of $26 million for its last financial year. Whew. Watch that share price go... ® Wintel Bus Wars Future server I/O co-operation talks collapse Intel, HP, IBM and Compaq to thrash out IO directions Bus wars loom as Intel and PC outfits form rival SIGs PCI-X Gang of Three challenges Intel with Future I/O Intel stirs up bus row

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

More from The Register

next story
6 Obvious Reasons Why Facebook Will Ban This Article (Thank God)
Clampdown on clickbait ... and El Reg is OK with this
No, thank you. I will not code for the Caliphate
Some assignments, even the Bongster decline must
Barnes & Noble: Swallow a Samsung Nook tablet, please ... pretty please
Novelslab finally on sale with ($199 - $20) price tag
Banking apps: Handy, can grab all your money... and RIDDLED with coding flaws
Yep, that one place you'd hoped you wouldn't find 'em
Video of US journalist 'beheading' pulled from social media
Yanked footage featured British-accented attacker and US journo James Foley
Primetime precrime? Minority Report TV series 'being developed'
I have to know. I have to find out what happened to my life
Netflix swallows yet another bitter pill, inks peering deal with TWC
Net neutrality crusader once again pays up for priority access
Judge nixes HP deal for director amnesty after $8.8bn Autonomy snafu
Lawyers will have to earn their keep the hard way, says court
Ex-IBM CEO John Akers dies at 79
An era disrupted by the advent of the PC
prev story

Whitepapers

Top 10 endpoint backup mistakes
Avoid the ten endpoint backup mistakes to ensure that your critical corporate data is protected and end user productivity is improved.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Backing up distributed data
Eliminating the redundant use of bandwidth and storage capacity and application consolidation in the modern data center.
The essential guide to IT transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIOs automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.