Intel To Increase Engagement With FreeBSD, Makes $250k Donation
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 12 March 2017 at 07:52 AM EDT. 33 Comments
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Intel is going to more actively engage with the FreeBSD project and they've also made a hefty donation to the FreeBSD Foundation.

Due to customer demand, Intel is going to work on better FreeBSD support for their platforms and better enable drivers, tools, and applications for systems using Intel CPUs, networking products, SSDs, and more.

To get things started, Intel has donated $250k USD to the FreeBSD Foundation as mentioned via this tweet by Michael Dexter. Intel made this announcement during the ongoing AsiaBSDCon conference.
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