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Sep 23, 2002, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Can a company come back from the dead? That's what Caldera is betting as they change from their old identity to SCO, the company that was once known as the be-all and end-all of Intel Unix.

"You could have knocked the Caldera resellers over with a feather with the news. They had come to Caldera's annual tradeshow, GeoFORUM in Las Vegas in late August to get the latest news, but never in their wildest dreams had they imagined that Caldera would go back to the future by reembracing their SCO Group roots. But, that's exactly what happened, Caldera renamed itself The SCO Group, after its 2000 acquisition; re-swore allegiance to OpenServer, its old small and medium businesses (SMB) Unix operating system; and re-emphasized that it was about delivering business solutions to SMBs, not operating systems. And, the resellers loved it..."

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