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Subject: ==> ODT 2.0 Server Sys <==
Organization: The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
Date: Wed, 20 May 1992 20:40:36 GMT
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                         PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
May 20, 1992 ... The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (SCO) is now accepting
orders for  Release 2.0  of the SCO Open Desktop Server System for 386
and 486  computers based  on  Industry  Standard  Architecture  (ISA),
Extended Industry  Standard  Architecture  (EISA),  or  Micro  Channel
Architecture (MCA).  Upgrades for  users of earlier versions will also
be available. Product and availability information follow:
______________________________________________________________________
 
PRODUCT NAME:  SCO Open Desktop Server System
 
DESCRIPTION: The  SCO Open Desktop Server System is an integrated open
  systems server  environment that  combines the collective power of a
  graphical UNIX System, networking services, and DOS interoperability
  for today's  advanced departmental servers, communications gateways,
  and database  servers. SCO  Open Desktop  servers provide  an  ideal
  platform for  powerful, 32-bit, distributed, client/server computing
  environments   on    high-performance,   industry-standard   386/486
  computers and  symmetric multiprocessing  systems. The foundation of
  the SCO  Open Desktop Server System is the proven, reliable SCO UNIX
  Operating System  -- the  leading open  systems platform  for Intel-
  based systems.  Advanced integrated  networking and interoperability
  services  are  also  included,  enabling  organizations  to  connect
  heterogeneous systems.  MS-DOS and  Microsoft Windows-based  PCs, PC
  LANs, UNIX  Systems, minicomputers,  and  mainframes  can  now  work
  together in  efficient, distributed-computing environments. SCO Open
  Desktop servers  support DOS,  UNIX  System,  XENIX,  and  X  Window
  System-based  applications,   as  well  as  the  new  generation  of
  distributed graphical applications.
 
  Release 2.0  of the  SCO  Open  Desktop  Server  System  is  a  new,
  significantly enhanced  version  of  the  SCO  Open  Desktop  server
  environment. Release  2.0 is  a completely  integrated system, not a
  Server System "packaging" option.
  
AVAILABILITY: First  customer shipments of the SCO Open Desktop Server
  System Release  2.0 and  the SCO  Open Desktop Server System Release
  2.0 Upgrades are anticipated in June, 1992.
 
NEW FEATURES IN RELEASE 2.0:
 
  - Fully integrated server system -- includes all the features of
    the SCO Open Desktop Personal System plus server capabilities
 
  - Intelligent upgrade and intuitive installation on CD-ROM, tape,
    or diskettes
 
  - New generation of the multiuser SCO UNIX System V/386 Release
    3.2 Operating System (Version 4.0)
 
  - The latest  release of  SCO TCP/IP  (1.2) and SCO NFS (1.2), which
    includes Network  Information Services  (NIS), Automounter network
    printing, and future support for IPX/SPX
 
  - Increased capacity  for advanced  server environments with support
    for:
 
    - 512 Mbytes of RAM
    - Unlimited SCSI host bus adapters
    - Disk drives larger than 1.2 Gbytes
    - Full support for SCO MPX Release 2.0
 
  - Simplified installation process:
 
    - Intelligent Upgrade from Release 1.1
    - All configuration questions asked up front
    - Automatic configuration for specific hardware
    - Reduced installation time
 
  - Improved online and hardcopy manual set:
 
    - Online, hypertext, graphical documentation system
    - Easy-to-use manuals and tutorials
    - Concise documents that can be accessed both locally and remotely
  
FEATURES:
 
  - Multifunctional server system -- with an integrated SCO UNIX
    System, graphical user interface, networking capabilities, and
    MS-DOS interoperability
 
  - Robust, multiuser, multitasking, SCO UNIX System platform with
    support for symmetric multiprocessing via SCO MPX
 
  - Advanced network interoperability with support for TCP/IP, NFS,
    NIS, Microsoft LAN Manager, Novell IPX/SPX (future), PC
    Interface, and PC-NFS
 
  - Serves a wide range of client systems including MS-DOS/Microsoft
    Windows PCs, UNIX workstations, X terminals, and character
    terminals
 
  - An open systems computing environment that supports international,
    government,  and  de  facto  software  standards,  plus  industry-
    standard hardware platforms and peripherals
  
STANDARDS CONFORMANCE:
 
  - X/Open Portability Guide, Issue 3 (XPG3) branded
 
  - IEEE Portable Operating System Interface Specification (POSIX
    1003.1)
 
  - FIPS 151-1 Extensions to IEEE POSIX
 
  - AT&T System V Interface Definition (SVID) Issue 2
 
  - Intel 386 Family Binary Compatibility Specification Edition 2
    (iBCS-2)
  
SPECIFICATIONS:
 
  System Services:  Multiuser Version 4.0 of the SCO UNIX System V/386
                    Release 3.2 Operating System
 
  Graphical         Multiuser Desktop Accessories
  Environment:      X-desktop Desktop Manager (IXI X.desktop 3.0)
                    OSF/Motif Window Manager (OSF/Motif 1.1)
                    X Window System (X11R4)
 
  Networking        TCP/IP via Ethernet, Token-Ring, SLIP, and PPP
  Services          NFS and NIS
                    LAN Manager Client
                    PC Interface
                    PC-NFS Daemon
                    IPX/SPX (future support)
 
  MS-DOS Services:  Multiuser MS-DOS 5.0 license with full MS-DOS-UNIX
                    System integration
  
DOCUMENTATION INCLUDED:
 
  Server System Release Notes
  Server System Administrator's Guide
  User's Guide
  System Administrator's Guide
  Tutorial
  Installation and Update Guide
  Hardware Configuration Guide
  Graphical Environment Administrator's Guide
  Online documentation
  
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
 
  Hardware:         Any 386 or 486 computer based on Industry Standard
                    Architecture (ISA), Extended Industry Standard
                    Architecture (EISA), or Micro Channel Architecture
                    (MCA)
 
  Media:            CD-ROM, 60-Mbyte QIC-24 tape, or 3.5" or 5.25"
                    diskette
 
  Display:          Monochrome, VGA, Super VGA, XGA, and higher-
                    resolution megapixel adapters (support for 16,
                    256, 32K, and 64K colors)
 
  Mouse:            Bus or serial
 
  Network:          3Com, Western Digital, IBM Token-Ring, and other
                    leading boards
 
  RAM:              12 Mbytes (minimum)
                    16 Mbytes (recommended)
                    .5 Mbytes additional per character terminal;
                    1-2 Mbytes additional per X Terminal
 
  Disk Space:       200 Mbytes (minimum)
                    300 Mbytes (recommended)
  
OPTIONAL PRODUCTS AVAILABLE:
 
  SCO Open  Desktop Development System: The foundation for development
  of advanced networked graphical applications
 
  SCO Open Desktop Supplementary Documentation: A set of documentation
  for advanced users and system administrators
 
  SCO MPX  Release 2.0:  The performance  extension for multiprocessor
  SCO systems
  
NOTES:
 
  A  single packaged  SCO Open  Desktop Server  System product now
  supports all  three standard  system architectures:  Micro  Channel,
  ISA, and  EISA.
  
  The SCO Open Desktop Server System Upgrade is primarily designed
  to take  users of  SCO Open  Desktop Server  System Release  1.1, or
  users of  the SCO  Open Desktop  Personal System  with the  SCO Open
  Desktop Server  Upgrade, to  the Release  2.0  level.  Each  Upgrade
  consists of  complete  media  distribution  and  documentation.  The
  Release 2.0  Upgrade performs  an intelligent,  in-place upgrade  on
  Release 1.1  systems, or may be used to perform full re-installation
  of Release  1.0 systems. Cartridge-tape distribution requires a 3.5"
  135tpi or  5.25" 96tpi  floppy disk  drive plus  QIC-02 or SCSI tape
  controller and  drive  capable  of  handling  60-Mbyte  QIC-24  tape
  format. Users  may upgrade  their cartridge-tape distribution to CD-
  ROM. To install the Upgrade, customers must
  use their previous Activation Keys and Serial Numbers.
 
  An  upgrade to take users of Release 2.0 of the SCO Open Desktop
  Personal System  to Release  2.0 of  the  SCO  Open  Desktop  Server
  System, standalone documentation sets, and upgrades to take existing
  UNIX System  V or  SCO XENIX  System V users to the SCO Open Desktop
  Server System,  will also  be made  available.
    
  For  reproduction pricing   information  on the SCO Open Desktop
  Server System Release 2.0 Upgrade, contact the SCO Products Business
  Unit.
    
  
SCO, Open  Desktop, SCO  MPX,  SCO  SoftTech,  and  SCO  SoftCare  are
trademarks, registered  trademarks, or service marks of The Santa Cruz
Operation, Inc.  in the U.S.A. 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.
 
The Santa  Cruz Operation, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify
any of the product specifications or features described herein without
notice. This  product summary  is for  information only.  SCO makes no
express or implied representations or warranties in this summary.
 
All references to the SCO UNIX Operating System or the SCO UNIX System
refer to the SCO UNIX System V/386 Release 3.2 Operating System.
 
Copyright (c) 1992 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Subject: SCO Open Desktop Server System Supplement Release 2.0
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Date: 10 Aug 92 19:36:32 GMT
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August 7,  1992 ... SCO is now accepting orders for Release 2.0 of the
SCO Open Desktop Server System Supplement for Personal Systems for 386
and 486  computers based  on  Industry  Standard  Architecture  (ISA),
Extended Industry  Standard  Architecture  (EISA),  or  Micro  Channel
Architecture (MCA). Product and availability information follow:
______________________________________________________________________
 
PRODUCT NAME:  SCO Open Desktop Server System Supplement for Personal
               Systems
 
DESCRIPTION:  The  SCO  Open  Desktop  Server  System  Supplement  for
  Personal Systems  Release 2.0 transforms Release 2.0 of the base SCO
  Open Desktop  Personal System  into Release  2.0  of  the  SCO  Open
  Desktop Server  System. Please  refer to  the May  20, 1992 SCO Open
  Desktop Server  System Release 2.0 Product Announcement for complete
  information  on   product  features,   standards  conformance,   and
  specifications.
  
PRICING: Contact your SCO Supplier
  
AVAILABILITY: First  customer shipments of the SCO Open Desktop Server
  System Supplement  for Personal  Systems Release 2.0 are anticipated
  in early September, 1992.
 
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
 
  Software:         SCO Open Desktop Personal System Release 2.0
 
  Hardware:         Any 386 or 486 computer based on Industry Standard
                    Architecture (ISA), Extended Industry Standard
                    Architecture (EISA), or Micro Channel Architecture
                    (MCA)
 
  Drives:           3.5" 135tpi or 5.25" 96tpi floppy-disk drive
 
  Display:          Monochrome, VGA, Super VGA, XGA, and higher-
                    resolution megapixel adapters (support for 16,
                    256, 32K, and 64K colors)
 
  Mouse:            Bus or serial
 
  Network:          3Com, Western Digital, IBM Token-Ring, or other
                    leading boards
 
  RAM:              12 Mbytes (minimum)
                    16 Mbytes (recommended)
 
                    .5 Mbytes additional per character terminal;
                    1-2 Mbytes additional per X Terminal
 
  Disk Space:       200 Mbytes (minimum)
                    300 Mbytes (recommended)
  
DOCUMENTATION INCLUDED:
 
  SCO Open Desktop Server System Release Notes
  SCO Open Desktop Server System Administrator's Guide
  
NOTES:
 
  Upgrades  do not exist to take users from Release 1.1 of the SCO
  Open Desktop  Personal System to Release 2.0 of the SCO Open Desktop
  Server System. Customers should first upgrade their SCO Open Desktop
  Personal Systems  to Release 2.0, then purchase the SCO Open Desktop
  Server System Supplement for Personal Systems Release 2.0.
 
[Ed. note: From a previous announcement:
  Customers  who purchase  the SCO  Open Desktop  Personal  System
  Release 1.1  between May 1, 1992 and September 30, 1992 are eligible
  for special upgrade pricing to Personal System Release 2.0.
  North American customers: Contact SCO Direct at 800-746-8649]
  
  
SCO and  Open Desktop  are registered  trademarks of  The  Santa  Cruz
Operation, Inc.  in the U.S.A. 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.
 
The Santa  Cruz Operation, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify
any of the product specifications or features described herein without
notice. This  product summary  is for  information only.  SCO makes no
express or implied representations or warranties in this summary.
 
All references to the SCO UNIX Operating System or the SCO UNIX System
refer to the SCO UNIX System V/386 Release 3.2 Operating System.
 
Copyright (c) 1992 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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		       SCO Files Lawsuit Against IBM

March 7, 2003 - The SCO Group filed legal action against IBM in the State 
Court of Utah for trade secrets misappropriation, tortious interference, 
unfair competition and breach of contract. The complaint alleges that IBM 
made concentrated efforts to improperly destroy the economic value of 
UNIX, particularly UNIX on Intel, to benefit IBM's Linux services 
business. See SCO vs IBM.

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