NEW YORK, LinuxWorld 2003 (Booth # 865), Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The SCO(R) Group (SCO)(Nasdaq: SCOX), a leading provider of Linux and UNIX business software solutions, today announced the development of SCOoffice Server, a backoffice software suite for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs). SCOoffice Server, expected to ship during Q2 this year, will include SCO Linux 4.0, SCOoffice Mail Server 2.0 and SCOoffice Base Server. The new product is designed to allow SMBs to easily set up, manage and administer their network without requiring the technical knowledge of Linux. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990421/SCOLOGO ) "As companies turn away from Microsoft's restrictive and costly licensing policies and look for backoffice alternatives, SCO will have a low-cost suite offering that customers will find appealing," said Louis Imershein, senior product manager, SCO Business Solutions Group. "SCOoffice Server will appeal to the SMB market for its simple, easy-to-use graphical interface, its reliability and its cost effectiveness in running their business." The specific components of SCOoffice Server include: -- SCO Linux 4.0 Base Edition -- Based on the recently released UnitedLinux distribution, SCO Linux 4.0 provides customers with enterprise level Linux scalability, reliability and performance with the support of major industry hardware and software vendors including AMD, CA, HP, IBM, Intel, Oracle, SAP and many others. -- SCOoffice Mail Server 2.0 -- SCOoffice Mail Server is a compatible, reliable and secure mail server engineered for the small-to-medium size business environment. It reduces the costs of running a mail system through low licensing costs and simple management. It comes pre-configured to support mail, address book and calendar features of popular mail clients including Outlook, Eudora, SendMail and several other popular mail programs. It provides complete collaboration with shared calendars, folders, discussion groups and address books. It runs on OpenLinux, SCO Linux (and other UnitedLinux based distributions) or UnixWare 7.1.x platforms. SCOoffice Mail Server also integrates with third party tools, including popular backup and anti-virus solutions. -- SCOoffice Base Server -- SCOoffice Base Server provides customers with an easy-to-use interface to configure printers, file sharing, networks (DHCP and DNS), etc. The server is designed to easily allow office managers to add users and set up their network with minimal effort, taking much of the complexity out of using Linux. Pricing and Availability SCOoffice Server is currently in development and will be available during the 2nd quarter of 2003. Pricing will be announced when the product ships. About SCO The SCO Group (Nasdaq: SCOX), formerly called Caldera International, provides "Powerful Choices" for businesses through its UNIX, Linux and Volution product lines and services. Based in Lindon, UT, SCO has representation in 82 countries and 16,000+ resellers worldwide. SCO Global Services provides reliable localized support and services to partners and customers. For more information on SCO products and services, visit http://www.sco.com . SCO, SCOoffice Mail Server and SCOoffice Server and the associated SCO logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Caldera International, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. UNIX and UnixWare, used under an exclusive license, are registered trademarks of The Open Group in the United States and other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other brand or product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.
SOURCE The SCO Group