"With so much news surrounding SCO related to its various legal
battles over Linux, it's sometimes easy to forget that they are
still a UNIX-based company. Today SCO officially announced a
barrage of new products that are intended to combat Linux and help
the company regain market share.
"SCO announced updates to both its UnixWare and OpenServer
products, as well as a new embedded UNIX product called SmallFoot.
Productivity and collaboration tools also got a boost with the
announcement of SCOoffice Server 4.1 and the Vintela Authentication
from SCO Release 2.6.
"'It's been quite some time since we have released new versions
of our operating systems,' Jeff Hunsaker, senior vice president and
general manager of the SCO UNIX division, said in a morning
conference call. "As you can appreciate, in the world of any
operating system company, you live and die by new releases and new
technologies and new certifications, which we're now seeing and
we're now launching...'"