Kit at the centres include Xeon and Itanium servers, P4 desktops, Centrino notebooks and the rest.
The programme will have hubs in Virginia, Mumbai, Munich and 14 satellite locations across the world - with all the centres at Red Hat sites. The sites will be staffed by Intel and Red Hat employees as well as other partners.
Facilities are to include training, application testing and porting. The centres will also pilot Intel virtualisation technology on Fedora Core 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 using Xen, said Intel. The scheme will start this month. µ
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