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From: SCO Information <i...@sco.COM>
Subject: SCO announces updated release of OpenServer Release 5
Date: 1996/06/17
Message-ID: <9606171012.aa10858@mother.sco.com>
X-Deja-AN: 160895988
sender: ed...@xenitec.on.ca (Ed Hew)
organization: XeniTec Consulting Services, Kitchener, ON, Canada
followup-to: comp.unix.sco.misc
newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.announce
 
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
                                        Monika Laud
                                        SCO
                                        TEL:  408/427-7421
                                        FAX: 408/427-5448
                                        moni...@sco.com
 
        SCO LEVERAGES KEY TECHNOLOGIES TO ENHANCE ITS
              HIGH-VOLUME UNIX OPERATING SYSTEM
                              
  New Version of SCO OpenServer System Includes Native File
       and Print Services for Windows, Robust Backup,
            Systems Management, and Localization
                              
SANTA  CRUZ,  CA (June 17, 1996) -- SCO (NASDAQ:SCOC)  today
announced enhancements to its popular SCO OpenServer Release
5  operating  system, adding native file and print  services
for  Windows, robust backup, systems management and expanded
language   support  for  small  to  medium  businesses   and
replicated  sites. New services include, SCO  Advanced  File
and Print Server, SCO Doctor Lite and SCO ARCserve/Open Lite
from  Cheyenne, as well as language support for  French  and
German.  As  an  added bonus, customers purchasing  the  new
release  will  be able to pre-test additional SCO  solutions
with  free evaluation CDs of the SCO Vision Family  and  SCO
ToolWare.
 
"SCO  OpenServer  already has proven to be  a  reliable  and
stable  platform  for handling demanding  business  critical
applications  for thousands of customers  in  the  small  to
medium  business  and replicated site markets,"  said  Scott
McGregor,  senior vice president of products  for  SCO.  "By
adding  systems monitoring, performance tuning, UNIX  system
backup as well as Windows PC file and print services, we are
providing  our  customers with significant  benefits  at  no
additional cost."
 
 
Added Functionality
SCO  has incorporated a set of new layered products into SCO
OpenServer  Release  5,  free  of  charge,  to  expand   the
functionality  of  the  base operating  system  and  improve
overall system performance. Key components include:
       SCO  Advanced File and Print Server -- Offers Windows
Friendly support by providing native file and print services
for Windows systems, eliminating the need for additional  PC
servers to handle these tasks (single user license).
        SCO  Doctor  Lite  --  Allows  for  improved  system
management  by  monitoring and analyzing performance.  Users
can   obtain   system  status,  print  reports,   and   view
performance in table, graph or time-line format. SCO  Doctor
Lite will also automatically delegate actions to respond  to
system alerts such as low memory, decreasing disk space, and
CPU load factor (upgradable to full product).
       SCO  ARCserve/Open  Lite from  Cheyenne  --  Delivers
robust  backup  and disaster recovery for  a  single  server
(upgradable  to  full  product,  which  supports  an  entire
network,  including UNIX environments and networked  Windows
PCs).
 
Along  with the layered products, updates to SCO Merge  have
been   included  for  increased  application   support   and
performance  optimization. Outside  of  SCO  Merge,  further
additions include various supplements for advanced  hardware
support  (updated  drivers  and adapters),  networking,  and
administration.
 
International Flavor
Previously only available in English, the new SCO OpenServer
Release  5  is  now  available in both  French  and  German,
enabling global enterprise customers to tailor solutions for
specific  geographic  regions. With the additional  language
support,  this popular solution becomes easier  to  use  for
small to medium businesses in Europe.
 
"Market demand was the driving force behind the localization
of  SCO OpenServer in these countries," added McGregor.  "As
higher  volumes  of SCO OpenServer continued  to  ship  into
these  regions,  customers began to require  local  language
support  and  we satisfied their requirement with  this  new
release."
Visionary Tools
For  customers purchasing this new release, SCO has included
two promotional, evaluation CDs -- SCO Vision Family and SCO
ToolWare. These CDs enable users to pre-test additional  SCO
solutions at no cost before purchasing.
 
The  SCO  Vision  Family of products  is  designed  to  make
Windows  to  UNIX interoperability seamless and transparent.
The  SCO Vision Family promotional CD comes loaded with  30-
day  evaluation versions of SCO TermVision, SCO  XVision  6,
SCO  SuperVision  and SCO SQL-Retriever. SCO  ToolWare,  the
second  evaluation  CD, provides a set  of  state-of-the-art
tools  as  well  as information designed to  accelerate  the
development of applications on the SCO OpenServer Release  5
platform.
 
The  new  edition of SCO OpenServer Release 5  is  available
immediately through SCO's more than 7000 resellers  and  100
distributors worldwide.
 
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://www.sco.com.
                             ###
SCO, The Santa Cruz Operation, the SCO logo, SCO OpenServer,
SCO  Doctor  and SCO ToolWare are trademarks  or  registered
trademarks of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. in the USA  and
other countries. XVision, TermVision, SuperVision, and  SQL-
Retriever   are  trademarks  or  registered  trademarks   of
Visionware   Limited,  a  subsidiary  of  The   Santa   Cruz
Operation,  Inc.  Windows Friendly is  a  trademark  of  IXI
Limited, a subsidiary of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. UNIX
is  a  registered trademark in the United States  and  other
countries,  licensed  exclusively  through  X/Open   Company
Limited. Cheyenne and ARCserve are registered trademarks  of
Cheyenne Software, Inc.
Brian Ziel
SCO Public Relations
Tel: 408-427-7252
Fax: 408-427-5418

From: SCO Information <i...@sco.COM>
Subject: Release 5.0.2 of SCO OpenServer Release 5
Date: 1996/06/17
Message-ID: <9606171033.aa12075@mother.sco.com>
X-Deja-AN: 160905350
sender: ed...@xenitec.on.ca (Ed Hew)
organization: XeniTec Consulting Services, Kitchener, ON, Canada
followup-to: comp.unix.sco.misc
newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.announce
 
 
                     SCO PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
June 17, 1996 ... SCO is now accepting orders for Release 5.0.2 of the
SCO OpenServer Release 5 operating system for business critical client-
server and host-based computing. Product and upgrade information
follows:
 
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PRODUCT NAME: SCO OpenServer Release 5
 
DESCRIPTION:  SCO OpenServer Release 5 is a family of products
 designed to provide cost-effective, multi-functional and reliable
 server platforms which meet the business-critical server needs of
 small businesses, departmental workgroups, replicated client-server
 environments and large enterprise systems.
 
CONFIGURATIONS: The SCO OpenServer product family consists of three
 operating system configurations, with optional layered products,
 which allow organizations to choose the solution that best meets
 their price-performance and functional needs. SCO OpenServer comes
 in two multiuser server configurations and a single-user desktop
 configuration.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Host System is an advanced operating system for
 multi-user, host-based computing environments. It contains all
 graphical administration and filesystem reliability features, but
 does not include networking features.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Enterprise System includes all of the
 functionality found in the Host System, plus a robust set of
 networking capabilities including multithreaded TCP/IP and NFS, the
 SCO Gateway for Netware, the Microsoft LAN Manager client and the
 ability to perform network installations.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Desktop System is an advanced, single-user
 operating system for business critical computing and developer
 workstations which includes most of the features found in the
 Enterprise System, including full networking and graphics. The SCO
 OpenServer Desktop System does not include support for multiple
 users and some server features, such as the calendar server or the
 Locus PCI server.
 
NEW IN THIS RELEASE:  Release 5.0.2 features the addition of French
 and German language support in the standard product, the
 incorporation of major supplements, and a number of assorted bug
 fixes.
 
 -French and German Localized Installation -- Language support and
  user messages, including localized SCO Handbook, Release and
  Installation Notes, and online System Administration Guide
 
 -  SCO OpenServer Supplement 5.0.0d
 -  SCO Network Supplement 1.0.0
 -  SCO Virtual Disk Manager (VDM) Supplement 1.1.1
 -  SCO OpenServer Administration Supplement 1.0.0
 
PRODUCTS ADDED:  The following new layered products have been added
 to, or updated on the standard CD-ROM distribution of SCO
 OpenServer. Further information about these products is included on
 the CD-ROM as well as on the optional tape media.
 
 -SCO Advanced Hardware Supplement Release 5.2 has been added for
  increased video, disk, and network hardware support. This product
  is licensed at no additional charge for use with SCO OpenServer.
 
 -SCO Merge has been updated to Release 3.2.2, adding Winsock and
  enhanced mode application support in order to support a broader set
  of Windows applications. This product must be separately licensed.
 
 -SCO Doctor Lite Release 2.0 has been added to facilitate
  performance tuning and management. This is a reduced functionality
  version of the SCO Doctor product. SCO Doctor Lite is useful for
  monitoring and tuning the system, and generating various alerts
  based on system status. This product is licensed at no additional
  charge for SCO OpenServer
 
 -SCO ARCserve/Open Lite from Cheyenne Release 2.1 has been added for
  improved backups and system crash recovery. This is a reduced
  functionality version of the full product which allows basic local
  backup and recovery operations using the user-friendly SCO
  ARCserve/Open from Cheyenne administration interface. This product
  is licensed at no additional charge for SCO OpenServer.
 
 -A single-user licensed full functionality SCO Advanced File and
  Print Server is included allowing easy connection of a local or
  remote Microsoft Windows or NT workstations to an SCO OpenServer
  Host or Enterprise System. MS-DOS and OS/2 are also supported.
 
 Two additional CD-ROMs have been included in the SCO OpenServer
 Host, Enterprise and Desktop packages:
 
 -A separate CD-ROM with 30-day trial evaluation products from SCO's
  Client Integration division including the following products: SCO
  TermVision, SCO SQL-Retriever, SCO XVision, and SCO SuperVision.
 
 -SCO ToolWare, a separate CD-ROM containing evaluation versions and
  information about popular third-party applications and management
  software.
 
MEDIA:  SCO has standardized on CD-ROM distribution for all products.
 With SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2 all products, including the
 optional SCO OpenServer Layered Products, are delivered on a single
 CD-ROM with all documentation included on-line. Optional media
 packages can be purchased for users requiring QIC-format cartridge
 tape media. Optional hard-copy documentation is also available in
 two sets; one including user and administration guides, the other
 including reference manuals.
 
LICENSES: Both the SCO OpenServer Host System and the SCO OpenServer
 Enterprise System come with a 5-user license. The SCO OpenServer
 Desktop System comes with a single-user license. Additional user
 licenses for the Host System and the Enterprise System are available
 in 10-, 25-, 100-, 500-, and unlimited-user increments. SCO
 OpenServer User Licenses are cumulative and can be added at any
 time. For example, a user requiring a 30-user Enterprise System
 would purchase the base system with 5 users, and then add a 25-user
 license. If system requirements grew, the user could then purchase
 another 10-user license, for a total of 40 users.
 
 To take advantage of multithreading found in the core operating
 system and networking components, a Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP)
 license is also available for both the server configurations and the
 desktop system. Each SCO SMP License activates an additional CPU.
 
UPGRADES: Upgrade licenses from previous versions of SCO Open Desktop
 to the SCO OpenServer Desktop System, from the SCO UNIX System to
 the SCO OpenServer Host System, and the SCO Open Server Network
 System, SCO UNIX System with SCO TCP/IP, or the SCO Open Server
 Enterprise System to the SCO OpenServer Enterprise System are
 available. Upgrades from Release 5.0.0 are not normally needed,
 however they are available with no licensing charge by ordering the
 Release 5.0.2 CD-ROM or Tape media kits and performing a fresh
 installation using the original Certificate of License and
 Authenticity. These media kits may also be used to add the new
 layered products to existing Release 5.0.0 systems.
 
 Additionally, upgrades from the SCO OpenServer Release 5 Host System
 to the SCO OpenServer Release 5 Enterprise System are available to
 enable users to easily and cost effectively add networking to their
 systems if requirements change. An upgrade from the SCO OpenServer
 Release 5 Desktop System to the SCO OpenServer Release 5 Enterprise
 System is also available to change a single-user system into a
 server system supporting multiple users. Separate upgrades are
 similarly available to move from single-user to multiuser SCO Merge.
 Each of these upgrades comprises a single license which can be used
 to load and activate software from the CD-ROM.
 
OPTIONAL LAYERED PRODUCTS: The following optional layered products are
 available for use with SCO OpenServer Release 5, and are included on
 the standard CD-ROM distribution. Licenses for these must be
 purchased separately.
 
 SCO Virtual Disk Manager Release 1.1.1
 
 Includes RAID 0,1,5 and disk management software. RAID 0 provides
 disk striping for improved performance. RAID 1 provides disk
 mirroring to improve reliability as well as performance. RAID 5
 provides a fault-tolerant striping for added performance with
 improved reliability. Disk concatenation and hot spares are also
 supported.
 
 SCO OpenServer Development System Release 5.0.2
 
 Includes the SCO Optimizing C Compiler Release 2.1.4 which produces
 highly-optimized code for 486, Pentium, and Pentium Pro processors.
 Release 5.0.2 of the SCO OpenServer Development System requires an
 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2 system. Refer to the SCO OpenServer
 Development System Release 5.0.2 Product Announcement for more
 information.
 
 SCO Merge Release 3.2.2 and SCO Wabi Release 2.0.0
 
 Available for running Microsoft Windows and DOS applications with
 SCO OpenServer.
 
PRICING: Contact your Authorized SCO Reseller.
 For local supplier referral, you may contact SCO as follows:
    USA and Canada: 800-726-8649 or 408-425-7222
    Latin and South America:   305-579-0224
    Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia: +44 (0) 1923 816344
 Or email to i...@sco.com, or see our home page at http://www.sco.com
 
AVAILABILITY:  First customer shipments of Release 5.0.2 of the SCO
 OpenServer Desktop System, SCO OpenServer Host System, SCO
 OpenServer Enterprise System, and the SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2
 Media and Documentation Kits are anticipated to begin in early June.
 First customer shipments of the SCO OpenServer 5 Upgrades are
 anticipated by the end of June.
 
SUMMARY OF KEY FEATURES:
 
 High Performance and Scalability
 
  Users can take advantage of a high-performance filesystem,
  integrated Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) support, multithreaded
  TCP/IP, NFS and Streams protocols, dynamic allocation of kernel
  tables, memory-mapped files, support for filesystems up to 1
  Terabyte, a compression filesystem, and more.
 
 High Availability and Reliability
 
  Filesystem journaling for increased reliability and availability is
  standard part of the operating system. Support is provided for
  Advanced Power Management, integrated UPS support, on-line backup,
  and the SCO Virtual Disk Manager, an optional RAID (0,1,5) package.
 
 Distributed Administration
 
  All SCO OpenServer products include full X.11 and Motif standard
  graphic capabilities, allowing them to utilize SCOadmin, the
  graphical system administration tool. This system administration
  tool is based on SCO's Visual TCL technology, and runs in both full-
  Motif or character-based mode. The administration package allows
  for maintenance of local or networked systems.
 
 Software Management
 
  The SCO Custom utility makes it easy to install and update software
  across a network. A software licensing utility and software version
  control features are also included.
 
 Windows Support and PC Connectivity
 
  Client support for Novell Netware and Microsoft NT networks is
  included in the Enterprise and Desktop configurations. A full
  Microsoft Advanced File and Print Server with a single client
  license is included in the Host and Enterprise configurations.
  A POP3 mail server and the Locus PCI server are included in all
  server configurations. Wintif (which provides and MS Windows
  appearance to Motif applications) is included, while optional SCO
  Merge and SCO Wabi products are also available.
 
 Hardware Support
 
  SCO OpenServer supports over 2,000 device drivers for most leading
  peripherals and devices. Also included are support for PCI devices,
  support for enhanced IDE, and support for new graphics and
  networking devices.
 
 Usability
 
  All documentation is now available on-line with context-sensitive
  help. Many desktop clients, including calendar and mail, are also
  provided.
 
CONTENTS: The SCO OpenServer Host System, SCO OpenServer Enterprise
 System and SCO OpenServer Desktop System each include a CD-ROM with
 a 3.5" boot diskette and a BTLD (Boot Time Loadable Device)
 Supplement diskette. Also included are the SCO OpenServer Handbook
 and Release Notes describing how to install, configure, tune and
 troubleshoot your SCO OpenServer system, along with licensing and
 registration information.
 
 SCO OpenServer User and SMP Licenses include only the license and
 registration information. Nothing else is needed to activate the
 software. No media is included.
 
 The SCO OpenServer CD-ROM Media/Doc Kit includes the Release 5.0.2
 CD-ROM, 3.5" boot diskette, BTLD Supplement diskette, the SCO
 OpenServer Handbook, and Release Notes. The CD-ROM includes the SCO
 OpenServer Host System, the SCO OpenServer Enterprise System, the
 SCO OpenServer Desktop System, the SCO OpenServer Development
 System, and the other SCO OpenServer Layered Products including AHS
 5.2. It also includes an SCO Advanced File and Print Server single-
 user license. The CD-ROM may be used by SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.0
 users for a fresh install upgrade to Release 5.0.2, or to add the
 new layered products to a Release 5.0.0 system. The CD-ROM also
 includes support for all User and SMP Licenses, as well as the SCO
 Virtual Disk Manager; each of which needs to be purchased
 separately.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Tape Media/Doc Kit includes a single 250 MB
 cartridge tape, 3.5" boot diskette, BTLD Supplement diskette, the
 SCO OpenServer Handbook, and Release Notes. The tape includes the
 SCO OpenServer Host System, the SCO OpenServer Enterprise System,
 the SCO OpenServer Desktop System, the SCO OpenServer Development
 System, and the other SCO OpenServer Layered Products on the Release
 5.0.2 CD-ROM. It may be used for the same purposes as the CD-ROM
 Media/Doc Kit as described above.
 
 The SCO OpenServer User and Administration Guides Documentation
 Package includes the following titles: Administrator's Guide,
 Operating System Tutorial, Operating System User's Guide,
 Performance Guide, Mail and Messaging Guide, Networking Guide, PC-
 Interface Guide, Guide to Gateways and LAN Servers, and Graphical
 Environment Guide. These titles are not available separately, but
 all documentation is provided on-line and can be printed in ASCII
 text for personal use.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Reference Pages Documentation Package includes
 the following titles: Operating System User's Reference, Operating
 System Administrator's Reference (Volume 1), Operating System
 Administrator's Reference (Volume 2), Network Reference, and
 Graphical Environment Reference. These titles are not available
 separately, but all documentation is provided on-line and can be
 printed in ASCII text for personal use.
 
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
 
 Software:    SCO OpenServer User Licenses require either the SCO
              OpenServer Host System or the SCO OpenServer Enterprise
              System. User Licenses are not supported on the SCO
              OpenServer Desktop System.
 
              SCO SMP Licenses require either the SCO OpenServer Host
              System, SCO OpenServer Enterprise System, or SCO
              OpenServer Desktop System.
 
 Hardware:    Most standard Intel-based single or multiple processor
              systems based on 386 (>25MHz), 486, Pentium or Pentium
              Pro processors and Industry Standard Architecture
              (ISA), Extended Industry Standard Architecture (EISA),
              Micro Channel Architecture (MCA) or Peripheral
              Component Interface Architecture (PCI). (Pentium or
              Pentium Pro recommended.)
 
 RAM:         8 Mbytes minimum for character-based systems
              12 Mbytes minimum if GUI is used
              512 Mbytes maximum for all systems
 
 Disk Space:  120 Mbytes minimum for non-GUI, non-networked systems
              250 Mbytes minimum for GUI-based networking systems
              200 Mbytes minimum for the SCO OpenServer Desktop System
 
 Media:       CD-ROM or QIC-150 tape drive required for local
              installation (CD-ROM recommended),
 
              3.5" diskette drive also required
 
              (Note the QIC-250 tapes supplied can be read on QIC-
              150, QIC-250 and larger QIC-format drives.)
 
 Display:     Monochrome, VGA, Super VGA, XGA and higher-resolution
              megapixel adapters
 
 Mouse:       Bus, serial or keyboard mouse if GUI is used
 
NOTES:
 
(1) All SCO OpenServer Release 5 products (including SCO OpenServer
User Licenses, SCO SMP License, and SCO OpenServer Layered Products)
require registration with an SCO Registration Center. Information
regarding the registration of each product is contained in the SCO
Software Registration booklet, and is also available on-line in the
system documentation.
 
(2) Please refer to the SCO Merge Release 3.2.2, SCO Wabi Release 2.0,
SCO Virtual Disk Manager Release 1.1, and SCO OpenServer Development
System Release 5.0.2 Product Announcements for complete feature
content and ordering information.
 
(3) To upgrade from Release 5.0.0 to Release 5.0.2, customers should
purchase a Release 5.0.2 Media Kit and perform a fresh installation
using the original Certificate of License and Authenticity. An in-
place upgrade is not supported.
 
(4) Upgrade licenses to SCO OpenServer 5 from the SCO UNIX
System, SCO Open Desktop, SCO Open Desktop Lite, the SCO Open
Server Network System or the SCO Open Server Enterprise System
require supporting proof of purchase; such as, return of
Activation Key card, or copy of original invoice receipt.  No
media is provided with these upgrades licenses; SCO OpenServer
5.0.2 Media Kits must be purchased separately as needed.
Upgrades to the SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2 Enterprise System
and SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2 Desktop System also include an
upgrade to single-user SCO Merge Release 3.2.2.  Customers
upgrading to 5.0 can upgrade their SCO MPX license to SCO SMP by
re-using their original SCO MPX Serial Number and Activation Key.
 
(5) First customer shipments of Release 1.1.1 of the SCO Virtual Disk
Manager are anticipated to begin in June.
 
(6) Upgrades to the latest Release 3.2.2 of SCO Merge are now
available. Existing Release 3.2.x customers may upgrade to Release
3.2.2 at no licensing fee by purchasing either the Release 5.0.2 CD-
ROM Media/Doc Kit or Release 5.0.2 Tape Media/Doc Kit and using their
exisiting Serial Number and Activation Key to install. The single-user
version of SCO Merge Release 3.2.2 now runs on multiuser Release 5.0.2
systems. Users with any single-user version of SCO Merge may also
upgrade to the multiuser version of Release 3.2.2 as shown below. All
SCO Merge upgrades includes 3.5" media and documentation. First
customer shipments are anticipated to begin in late June.
 
(7) Packaged upgrades to Release 5.0.2 of SCO OpenServer and SCO
Merge are only available by ordering the upgrade products.
Effective July 1, 1996, the SCO Software Enhancement Service
(SES) Previous Version Options for SCO OpenServer Release 5, SCO
Merge and SCO Wabi will no longer be available.
 
(8) Sixty-day time-restricted SCO OpenServer licenses are available in
the SCO OpenServer Evaluation Pack.  Included with the 5-user SCO
OpenServer Release 5 Enterprise System, CD-ROM and documentation are
evaluation licenses for SCO Merge, SCO Wabi, SCO VDM, SCO SMP, SCO
AHS, SCO Doctor Lite, SCO ARCserve/Open Lite from Cheyenne, and the
SCO Advanced File and Print Server. Contact your SCO Sales
representative for pricing and ordering information.
 
(9) The SCO Large System Supplement for SCO OpenServer increases the
maximum supported memory size to 4 Gigabytes, and enhances HTFS
performance in large system environments. This supplement is not
intended nor useful for most normal hardware environments; only
exceptionally large configurations. A new Release 1.0.1 of the SCO
Large System Supplement is required for use with Release 5.0.2 of SCO
OpenServer. It is also compatible with Release 5.0.0. The SCO Large
System Supplement is available free of charge through SCO OEM partners
or to customers with SCO Support contracts. Release 1.0.0 will be
withdrawn from the product line effective July 1, 1996.
 
(10) Effective December 1, 1996, SCO Open Server Release 3.0, Version
4.2 of the SCO UNIX System, and their related products will be
withdrawn from the SCO product offering. All SCO Support Contracts for
SCO Open Server Release 3.0 and Version 4.2 of the SCO UNIX System
will be honored until they expire. After November 30, 1996, SCO will
no longer sell new support contracts, or renewals of existing support
contracts, for these products.
 
(11) Effective July 1, 1996, those SCO OpenServer 5.0.0 products being
replace by 5.0.2 equivalents will be officially withdrawn from the SCO
product offering. 
 
 
SCO, SCO OpenServer, SCO Open Server, SCO Doctor, Open Desktop,
ToolWare and SCO MPX are trademarks or registered trademarks of The
Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. in the U.S.A. and other countries.
 
ARCserve and Cheyenne are registered trademarks of Cheyenne Software,
Inc. UNIX is a registered trademark in the U.S.A. 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.
 
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.
 
Copyright (c) 1996 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved

From: SCO Information <i...@sco.COM>
Subject: Release 5.0.2 of SCO OpenServer Development System Release 5
Date: 1996/06/17
Message-ID: <9606171036.aa12451@mother.sco.com>
X-Deja-AN: 160897921
sender: ed...@xenitec.on.ca (Ed Hew)
organization: XeniTec Consulting Services, Kitchener, ON, Canada
followup-to: comp.unix.sco.misc
newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.announce
 
 
                         PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
June 17, 1996 ... SCO is now accepting orders for Release 5.0.2 of the
SCO OpenServer Development System for use with SCO OpenServer. Product
and availability information follows:
 
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PRODUCT NAME:  SCO OpenServer Development System
 
DESCRIPTION: The SCO OpenServer Development System is a layered
 product in the SCO OpenServer product family which provides tools and
 facilities for software development and integration, with emphasis on
 UNIX System servers and interoperability with heterogeneous systems
 networks.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Development System includes debugging tools and
 optimizing C and C++ compilers. It also supports a wide variety of
 third-party application development systems.
 
 The SCO OpenServer Application Development libraries and linker
 component includes archive libraries, Dynamic Link Libraries, and
 Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for UNIX, OSF/Motif, X
 Window System, networking, link editor, and the traditional UNIX
 System environment APIs. The linker and Libraries components are
 provided with SCO OpenServer operating systems at no additional
 charge.
 
 Because the SCO OpenServer Development System is based on industry,
 government, and de facto open systems standards, it protects
 investments in software, hardware, training and development. The SCO
 OpenServer Development System enables you to develop applications
 which run on a wide range of systems, are portable to many
 environments, interoperate in heterogeneous networks, and are
 scalable to a variety of business critical development environments.
 SCO encourages porting of applications to or from other systems, and
 provides technical support for software developers.
 
 
PRICING: Contact your Authorized SCO Reseller.
 For local supplier referral, you may contact SCO as follows:
    USA and Canada: 800-726-8649 or 408-425-7222
    Latin and South America:   305-579-0224
    Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia: +44 (0) 1923 816344
 Or email to i...@sco.com, or see our home page at http://www.sco.com
 
AVAILABILITY:  First customer shipments of Release 5.0.2 of the SCO
 OpenServer Development System, SCO OpenServer Development System Tape
 Media Kit, SCO OpenServer Development System Documentation Set, and
 the SCO OpenServer Development System Upgrades are anticipated to
 begin in June, 1996.
 
NEW COMPONENTS NOW PROVIDED:
 
 -SCO Optimizing C Compiler Release 2.1.4 produces highly-optimized
  code for 486, Pentium and Pentium Pro processors, and includes
  optimized math library.
 
FEATURES:
 
 -Standard C compiler based on UNIX System V Release 4 technology
 
 -SCO C++ Compiler Version 3.1.2
 
 -Dynamic Link Library (DLL) support with Executable and Linking
  Format (ELF) object formats (see Note 2)
 
 -SCO Visual Tcl libraries
 
 -X Window System X11R5 and OSF/Motif Version 1.2 libraries including
  Wintif library that provides a Windows appearance for Motif
  applications
 
 -IPX/SPX transport layer libraries for Novell connectivity
 
 -SNMP API support (SMUX)
 
 -Athena Widget library
 
 -Improved BSD compatibility functions
 
 -On-line, hypertext-based documentation (HTML)
 
 -Advanced, graphical debugger, dbXtra, which includes both character
  and X Window System interfaces
 
 -Custom Distribution Mastering Toolkit for packaging applications for
  installation on SCO systems
 
 -Extensible networking development tools and libraries for TCP/IP,
  NFS, Streams/TLI, NetWare Client, IPX/SPX, and LAN Manager-based
  systems
 
 -Memory Mapped Files support
 
 -UNIX domain sockets
 
STANDARDS CONFORMANCE:
 
 -X/Open XPG4
 -POSIX 1003.1 (IEEE Portable Operating System Interface)
 -FIPS 151-1 Extensions to IEEE POSIX
 -AT&T System V Interface Definition (SVID) Issue 3 (see Note 4)
 -ANSI/ISO 9899:1992 (C Language)
 -Intel Family Architecture Binary Compatibility Specification
  Edition 2 (iBCS-2)
 
DOCUMENTATION INCLUDED:  In addition to on-line documentation, the
following is included in hardcopy:
 
 Programming Tools Guide
 Programmer's Reference Manual
 Developer's Topics
 Network Programmer's Guide and Reference
 Character User Interfaces Guide
 X Window System Programmer's Reference
 OSF/Motif Programmer's Reference
 C++ Language System Library Manual
 C++ Language System Selected Readings
 C++ Language System Product Reference
 SCO Optimizing C Compiler User Guide and Reference
 Release and Installation Notes
  
NEW SUPPLEMENT:
 
 SCO ToolWare, a separate CD-ROM containing evaluation versions and
 information about popular third-party applications and management
 software, is included with the product.
 
SUPPLEMENTARY PACKAGES:  (Available separately)
 
 Advanced Hardware Developer Kit (AHDK) Release 1.0: Provides device
 driver writing specifications, tools for debugging device drivers,
 kernel debugger, graphics and networking driver development kits,
 test suites, and documentation.
  
 XENIX/DOS Cross Development Supplement: Provides the ability to
 generate XENIX binaries, plus cross compilation to MS-DOS systems, as
 with prior SCO development systems products.
 
   
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
 
 Software:          SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2 (Enterprise, Host or
                    Desktop System)
 
 Hardware:          Most standard Intel-based single or multiple
                    processor systems based on 386 (>25MHz), 486,
                    Pentium or Pentium Pro processors and Industry
                    Standard Architecture (ISA), Extended Industry
                    Standard Architecture (EISA), Micro Channel
                    Architecture (MCA) or Peripheral Component
                    Interface Architecture (PCI)
 
 Display:           Monochrome, VGA, Super VGA, XGA, and higher-
                    resolution megapixel adapters
 
 RAM:               8 Mbytes minimum for character-based systems; 12
                    Mbytes minimum recommended
 
                    16 Mbytes minimum if GUI is used; 24 Mbytes
                    recommended
 
 Disk Space:        60 Mbytes (in addition to base operating system
                    requirements)
 
 Media:             CD-ROM standard or 250-Mbyte QIC tape optional
 
 Mouse:             Bus, serial, or keyboard mouse for GUI-based
                    development
  
NOTES:
 
(1) All SCO OpenServer Release 5 products (including the SCO
OpenServer Development System) require registration with an SCO
Registration Center. Information regarding the registration of each
product is contained in the SCO Software Registration booklet or is
available on-line in the system documentation.
 
(2) SCO OpenServer ELF-format object modules operate with SCO
OpenServer or customer-built Dynamic Link libraries, but are not
interoperable with the System V Release 4 binary interface (iABI).
 
(3) Upgrades to the SCO OpenServer 5 Development System require
supporting proof of purchase; such as, return of Activation Key card,
or copy of original invoice receipt. Contact your appropriate Sales
Operations and Marketing Departments for specific Geography
requirements.
 
(4) Customers who have Release 5.0.0 of the SCO OpenServer Development
system should not upgrade to Release 5.0.2 unless they are moving to
Release 5.0.2 of their SCO OpenServer operating system. The new SCO
OpenServer 5 Development System package and CD-ROM upgrade include CD-
ROM media to install on either SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.0 or Release
5.0.2. The SCO OpenServer 5 Development System upgrade on tape media
allows for installation only on SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.2.
 
(5) SVID 3 is supported with minor exceptions. The SCO device/kernel
interfaces differ from SCO UnixWare.
 
(6) Full hardcopy documentation is included in both the packaged
product and the upgrades, but not in the tape media kit.
 
(7) Effective July 1, 1996, those SCO OpenServer Development System
Release 5.0.0 products being replaced by 5.0.2 equivalents will be
officially withdrawn from the SCO product offering; however, the
Release 5.0.0 Tape and Diskette Media Kits will remain available. 
 
(8) Effective December 1, 1996, Release 3.0 of the SCO Open Desktop
Development System and Version 4.2 of the SCO UNIX Development System
will be officially withdrawn from the SCO product offering. All SCO
Support Contracts for Release 3.0 of the SCO Open Desktop Development
System and Version 4.2 of the SCO UNIX Development System will be
honored until they expire. After November 30, 1996, SCO will no longer
sell new support contracts, or renewals of existing support contracts,
for these products.
 
 
SCO, SCO OpenServer, ToolWare and Open Desktop are trademarks or
registered trademarks of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. in the U.S.A.
and other countries.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark in the U.S.A. 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.
 
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.
 
Copyright (c) 1996 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 v IBM.

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