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Enterprise Unix Roundup: Fuel Injection for HP-UX

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Anyone who's written off HP-UX for dead got a reminder Thursday that the long-standing Unix operating system is indeed still alive and kicking. Or alive, at any rate.

The news centered around product support. IBM will tripling the middleware offerings (including WebSphere, Rational, Tivoli, and Lotus) available for HP-UX so that they span the systems vendor's entire portfolio. Previously, MQseries and DB2 had been available on HP-UX, Don Jenkins, vice president, Business Critical Systems, told ServerWatch.

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