AIX 5L offers the single greatest value to ISVs who want to expand revenue
opportunities with minimal incremental costs.
Comprehensive support for software developers sets AIX 5L apart from the
competition. The integrated AIX 5L Developers Program provides developers the
support they need to take advantage of the industry's most open and flexible
multi-platform UNIX operating system.
Incremental Costs, Exponential Returns
The AIX 5L operating system is commercially designed and supported, it targets
both IBM POWER and the forthcoming Intel Itanium processors. AIX 5L -- which also
possesses a strong Linux affinity -- enables ISVs to support a wide range of UNIX
platforms with a single source tree and a common development environment.
As a result, it provides a fast route to capitalizing on growth in the UNIX industry.
Because AIX 5L is an open, flexible, multi-platform UNIX operating system that uses
common technologies, your investments in development on AIX, UnixWare or DYNIX/ptx will
pay additional dividends when hosted on AIX 5L. This well-defined pathway helps ISVs
to leverage current investments and position themselves for future incremental revenue growth.
By developing solutions for AIX 5L, ISVs can minimize business risks and take immediate
advantage of the opportunities afforded by the forthcoming Intel Itanium processor. To assist
you, we offer support that includes:
- Common development platform
- Common development tools
- UNIX Developers Kit
- Solution Developer Program
- Early Developer Program for Intel Itanium processors
- Porting and Tuning Centers
To customize your development support, choose specialized
development services for AIX 5L on Power
or Intel Itanium processor architectures.