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Intel's new vPro: two steps forward for x86... as well as for DRM and P2P?
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Monday, 10 September 2007 09:41
By Jon Stokes | Published: August 27, 2007 - 11:20PM CT
Intel's newest platform
ARS Technica
Today's launch of the latest version of Intel's vPro platform is a much bigger deal than you might think, with implications for end users that extend far beyond the enterprise arena at which vPro is initially aimed. The 2007 version of vPro represents the culmination of two of Intel's most ambitious and important plans for the PC platform: the transformation of x86 into a fully virtualizable ISA complete with virtualized I/O, and the first fully-complete implementation of all the parts of Intel's controversial contribution to "trusted computing" technology, formerly codenamed "LaGrande" but now called Trusted Execution Technology (TXT).

Let's take a look at the new vPro and what its new virtualization and "trusted computing" capabilities mean for ordinary users.... Comment in the forums
 

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