Hewlett-Packard Asia-Pacific has launched a new version of its Unix operating system, HP-UX 11i, into Australasia.
New features include Apache Web-serving software, the Nokia WAP (Wireless Access Protocol) server, LDAP-compliant enterprise directory services, e-speak runtime, e-service brokering libraries, Internet load balancing software from Resonate, Internet caching and content distribution software from Inktomi and the Ultraseek search engine from InfoSeek.
HP-UXi also promises strengthened Linux and Windows application development compatability with Linux Open Source GNU tools, Linux APIs, the ability to debug and deploy from the Webgain VisualCafe Java Integrated Development Environment and Java Virtual Machine optimisation tools.
HP says its new system is 100% binary compatible with its existing HP-UX 11.0 and with future PA-RISC and IA-64 Platforms.
The company also claims a first with new optional host-based Intrusion detection software providing protection from outside attacks.