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Intel ships Kittson

HPE will ship high-end Itanium servers in the second half of the year, and the chip will be supported by HP-UX and OpenVMS.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3169623/components-processors/intel-ships...

It will be interesting to see how much faster the new servers are. The latest roadmap from VSI shows they will ship a version of OpenVMS to support these new servers, and with the VSI port of OpenVMS to x86 then there is a future post Itanium.