SCO Ships SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium(R) Processor Family Designed for Use With Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2-Based Systems, SCO Linux

Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family Provides Reliable and

Easy-to-Use Business Services for the Enterprise



    LINDON, Utah, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 The SCO(R) Group (SCO) (Nasdaq:   SCOX), a leading provider of Linux and UNIX
 business software solutions, today announced the release of SCO Linux Server
 4.0 for the Itanium(R) Processor Family, a high-performance Linux operating
 system designed for use with Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2-based systems.
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     SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family is well suited for
 running demanding enterprise-level business applications, and emphasizes
 stability, security and worldwide support.  SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the
 Itanium Processor Family provides features for customers using Itanium 2-based
 systems, including robust security auditing and management tools, scalability,
 and high availability and clustering.  SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium
 Processor Family also includes twelve months of the SCO Linux Update Service.
 This service provides notification of updates and an easy-to-use interface for
 downloading and applying updates.
     SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family is based on
 UnitedLinux 1.0, the core standards-based Linux operating system co-developed
 to streamline Linux development and certification around the globe.  SCO Linux
 Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family includes the base UnitedLinux
 operating system and the additional software, support and services for
 successfully running Linux in a mission-critical business environment.
     "SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family was developed with
 the enterprise user in mind, meeting the highest standards of reliability,
 availability, stability and security," said Opinder Bawa, senior vice
 president of SCO's Engineering and Global Services.  "Backed by SCO's
 award-winning support team, SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor
 Family delivers the performance that system administrators want, while its
 foundation in UnitedLinux guarantees world-class application development,
 certification and deployment."
     "Intel Itanium 2 processors are uniquely designed for the demands of an
 enterprise business, delivering industry-leading performance, scalability and
 features at a lower cost," said David L. Brown, general manager of Intel's
 Software Enabling Division.  "With its release of SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the
 Itanium Processor Family, SCO continues to offer customers a pathway for
 high-end Linux development and deployment on the Itanium processor family."
 
     Features of SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium(R) Processor Family
     SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family includes several
 features and support services:
     -- Support for Intel Itanium 2-based systems
     -- Powered by UnitedLinux to ensure the broadest interoperability with
        other UnitedLinux products
     -- Powerful new enterprise features based on the Linux 2.4.19 kernel
     -- Secure, remote, Web-based system and network administration
     -- Sophisticated and flexible clustering features
     -- Backed by SCO's worldwide support infrastructure
 
     Pricing and Availability
     SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor Family is currently
 available from authorized SCO resellers.
 
     Base Edition -- $999
     -- License for up to 4 CPUs
     -- 12-month subscription to SCO Linux Update Service
     -- Broad range of support services available.  See
        www.sco.com/support/programs for details.
 
     For more information about SCO Linux Server 4.0 for the Itanium Processor
 Family, please visit www.sco.com/products/scolinuxserveripf /.
 
     About The SCO Group
     The SCO Group (Nasdaq:   SCOX) helps millions of customers in more than 82
 countries to grow their businesses everyday through the company's UNIX, Linux
 and Windows business solutions.  Headquartered in Lindon, Utah, SCO has a
 worldwide network of more than 11,000 resellers and 8,000 developers.  SCO
 Global Services provides reliable localized support and services to all
 partners and customers.  For more information on SCO products and services
 visit http://www.sco.com .
 
     SCO and the associated SCO logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Caldera International, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.  UNIX, used under
 an exclusive license, is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the
 United States and other countries.  Linux is a registered trademark of Linus
 Torvalds.  Intel and Itanium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel
 Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.  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

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