In an otherwise unhappy week for the company, Caldera has
something to be happy about: it's sold 4,000 OpenUnix licenses to
McDonalds. McDonalds joins fast food luminaries KFC, Taco Bell, and
Pizza Hut as OpenUnix customers.
"McDonald's is hungry for Unix. Sources say the
fast-food giant is set to order 4,000 OpenUnix licenses from
Caldera International (NASDAQ:CALD)
. An official announcement from both companies is expected within a
Sources say McDonald's will use OpenUnix (formerly known as SCO
UnixWare) and IBM's MQSeries to track data and crunch financial
information across its restaurants.
OpenUnix is relatively popular within the fast-food industry.
Sources close to Caldera note that KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell all
are major OpenUnix customers."