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ZDNet UK: Countertop Replaces Desktop at SCO

Oct 04, 2002, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Loney)

"The SCO Group, which recently changed its name from Caldera in a move which many saw as a desertion of the Linux operating system, is continuing development of Linux--but for the countertop rather than the desktop.

"With the name change, SCO dropped the desktop version of Caldera Linux and shifted its focus toward Unix in the form of OpenServer, which is typically deployed on small servers in branch offices, and UnixWare, which is marketed as a highly scaleable Unix operating system.

"But the company retains an interest in Linux, according to chief executive Darl McBride, who took over shortly before the name change. Aside from close links with the UnitedLinux project aimed at creating a Linux server distribution that enterprise applications can be easily certified against, SCO is also working on a version of Linux for point of sale devices..."

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