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.
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"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
-- 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.
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
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