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. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990421/SCOLOGO ) 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.
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