IBM Breaks Barriers Between Linux and UNIX With AIX 5L

AIX 5L Operating System Delivers Premier UNIX Environment for Building and Managing Linux Applications

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ARMONK, N.Y. - 23 Apr 2001:

Automated system monitoring and new accounting tools allow customers to collect resource usage statistics to manage costs and control resources.

  • Security - MIT's Kerberos V5 Authentication helps administrators simplify password authentication.
  • Multi-platform support - In addition to providing superior application performance for POWER-based systems, AIX's potent 64-bit kernel is designed to fully exploit the speed and processing power of Intel's Itanium architecture. [1]
  • Planned general availability for AIX 5L Version 5.1 is May 4, 2001. The AIX Toolbox for Linux Applications is available at no cost with AIX on a separate CD or via download over the Web at