AT&T Implements Its Unix System V for Intel Corp's Microprocessor

Dallas -- January 21, 1985 -- PRNewswire -- AT&T today announced an implementation of UNIX System V for Intel Corp.'s 1APX286 microprocessor.

The new product is the result of an agreement reached in May 1983 with a number of the major domestic microprocessor vendors. Under that agreement, each of the vendors is to develop an implementation of UNIX System V for its chip technology and provide the source code product to AT&T for certification.

The System V/286 is an implementation of UNIX System V, Release 2.0 and is compatible with other AT&T implementations for the DEC VAX and AT&T's own 3B computers.

The product also offers a number of enhancements, including advisory record and file locking and file system reliability features.

Source code for UNIX System V/286 will be generally available through license agreement from AT&T on April 30, 1985. The source code is price at $43,000 for the first central processing unit. Support for the product is provide by Intel Inc. For more information on licensing UNIX Software, contact: AT&T Software Sales and Marketing, P.O. Box 25000, Greensboro, N.C. 27420, 800-828-UNIX (in North Carolina, call collect 919-279-3666.

UNIX is a trademark of AT&T Bell Laboratories.

DEC and VAX are registered trademarks of Digital Equipment Corp.

/CONTACT: Tom Holub of AT&T, 201-898-8326 (UniForum Booth 1560)/

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