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From: (Ed Hew)
Subject: SCO Names Novell's Thompson to its Board
Date: 1996/02/14
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Monika Laud
The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
TEL: 408/427-7421
FAX: 408/427-5448
 R. Duff Thompson is Senior Vice President of Novell's Corporate
                        Development Group
SANTA  CRUZ,  CA  (January 9, 1996) -- The Santa Cruz  Operation,
Inc.   (NASDAQ:SCOC) announced today that its Board of  Directors
has  elected R. Duff Thompson, Senior Vice President of  Novell's
Corporate  Development  Group, to  the  Board.  The  announcement
closely  follows SCO's acquisition of Novell's UNIX  business  on
December  6, 1995. As part of that agreement, Novell took  a  17%
share in SCO.
Lars  Turndal, SCO's chairman of the board, said, "We are pleased
to  have  Duff  join  us on the Board. He has  a  wide  range  of
expertise  and experience in the industry, and will  be  able  to
provide unique insight into Novell's strategy and direction  with
regard to SCO and the UNIX marketplace."
As Senior Vice President of Novell's Corporate Development Group,
Duff  Thompson oversees the company's corporate partnerships with
companies strategic to Novell's interests. He is also responsible
for  directing  the  company's efforts in the  areas  of  merger,
acquisitions, and investments.
Formerly  the executive vice president (Office of the  President)
and  General  Counsel for WordPerfect Corporation,  Mr.  Thompson
joined  Novell through the company's merger with WordPerfect.  He
holds  both  MBA  and law degrees from Brigham Young  University.
Before  joining WordPerfect Corporation in 1986, he was a partner
with the Salt Lake City law firm of Callister, Duncan & Nebeker.
Mr.  Thompson  is a former chairman of the board of the  Business
Software  Alliance,  the principal software industry  association
dealing   with  software  industry  issues  including   copyright
protection and public policy.
About SCO
SCO  is  the  world's leading supplier of UNIX  server  and  host
systems,  and  a leading provider of client-integration  software
that  integrates Windows PCs and other clients with UNIX  servers
from  all  major vendors. SCO Business Critical Servers  run  the
critical, day-to-day operations of large branch organizations  in
retail,  finance, telecom, and government, as well  as  corporate
departments  and small to medium-sized businesses of every  kind.
SCO  sells and supports its products through a worldwide  network
of  distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and OEMs.   For
additional corporate and product information, see SCO's home page
on the World Wide Web: http//
                              # # #
SCO,  The  Santa Cruz Operation, and the SCO logo, are trademarks
or registered trademarks of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. in the
USA and other countries. UNIX is a registered trademark in the US
and  other countries, licensed exclusively through X/Open Company
Limited.  All  other  brand  or  product  names  are  or  may  be
trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services  of,
their respective owners.
Jan Tarzia                              
SCO Public Relations                             (408)427-7221
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