Intel is planning to deliver a 1Ghz x86 design with cache on-board in 2000. To achieve this, they will rely on a new design rather than the current P6 core which is used in the Pentium Pro and Pentium II. The article also mentions that Unix will be a key OS for Merced: "Ask analysts, it's more scalable than [Microsoft's Windows] NT" said Fred Pollack of Intel.
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