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PC Week: SCO taking Tarantella to NT

Dec 10, 1999, 22:43 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Like SCO, Tarantella, which stores applications on a server and delivers them to any client with a Java-enabled browser, has been around for years. But Enterprise II, which is priced at $4,925 for a 25-user edition, marks the first time Tarantella will support Windows-based applications in addition to its traditional support for Unix and mainframe applications...."

"SCO will continue to develop UnixWare and co-develop with IBM Project Monterey, a 64-bit Unix...."

"De-emphasizing UnixWare may be in SCO's interest. Observers have seen an erosion of market share for UnixWare and other Unix variants. But SCO will face a challenge maintaining its UnixWare revenues and support while adding a Linux support business, which SCO announced in the fall, and ramping up Tarantella."

"I think they understand where the market is going, which is away from commodity operating systems," Beerman said."

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