NetworkWorld: A new Linux distribution from an old company [SCO]
Jul 17, 2000, 15:31 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)
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"In releasing its own Linux flavor, SCO has gone with what it
knows: an Intel-based, Unix-like operating system. And with the
proliferation of Linux as a server operating system, SCO's
transformation into a Linux company appears to be a good move.
According to IDC, SCO currently ships more Unix than anyone else.
However, the research firm also predicts that combined Linux
shipments will surpass combined Unix shipments worldwide by next
"While full details about SCO's version of Linux are not
available, it has been reported that the distribution will be come
with advances in clustering and symmetric multiprocessing, as well
as improvements in security and remote server management."
"According to SCO, the new distribution will be available in the
fall. The company plans to offer both 32- and 64-bit versions of
Linux, in anticipation of Intel's 64-bit Itanium processor, also
due out in the fourth quarter."
- Forbes: SCO Hitches Its Wagon To Linux(Jul 12, 2000)
- CNET News.coom: SCO warns of earnings shortfall(Jul 11, 2000)
- ZDNet UK: SCO cuts clustering costs(Jul 03, 2000)
- VNU Net: SCO comes to the open-source party(Jul 01, 2000)
- The Register: SCO, Compaq ServerNet-less clusters(Jun 27, 2000)
- The Register: SCO straightens its Linux message(Jun 26, 2000)
- ZDNet: New kid on the Linux block: SCO(Jun 14, 2000)
- Librenix: SCO Linux: Two answers to the same question?(Jun 14, 2000)
- Network World: The latest Linux: SCO(Jun 13, 2000)
- Slashdot: SCO Answers Questions About Linux(May 06, 2000)
- WideOpenNews: Reinventing SCO: New Rules for Seasoned Players(Apr 04, 2000)