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Intel Invests Again in Linux

Nov 29, 1999 — by Rick Lehrbaum — from the LinuxDevices Archive

The E-Commerce Times reports that Intel has joined venture capital group Apax Partners in funding Linux vendor SuSE Linux AG. According to Matthew W. Beale of E-Commerce Times, “The equity funding, which is subject to shareholder agreement, will pump 12 million Euro (roughly $12M US) into SuSE's growth strategy, and add to the momentum that the Linux community has gained following the landmark… Microsoft antitrust trial ruling.”

This investment is the latest in a string of recent Intel Linux-related moves. Over the last several months, Intel has also funded E-Soft, Red Hat, VA Linux Systems, and TurboLinux.

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