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SCO Announces Availability of Maintainance Pack 3 for OpenServer 6

Maintenance Pack 3 includes updated Xenix emulation to enable older OpenServer 5 applications to run on OpenServer 6.

LINDON, Utah, Nov. 6 - The SCO Group, Inc. ("SCO") (NASDAQ:SCOX), a leading provider of UNIX software technology and mobile services, today announced the general availability of Maintenance Pack 3 for SCO OpenServer 6. This highly anticipated product update contains many feature enhancements, including an updated Xenix emulator that will make upgrading to OpenServer 6 from older versions of OpenServer 5 much easier. All recent web postings are integrated in this Maintenance Pack, and many open source components have been updated, including OpenSSH, Perl, PHP, Apache, and others.

"We are pleased to announce the availability of this important supplement to our customers and partners," said Sandy Gupta, President of SCO Operations. "This significant development incorporates many customer-requested enhancements that make this a very powerful OpenServer update. Feedback during the beta process indicated that a number of solution providers will now be able to certify their OpenServer 5 applications on OpenServer 6, making it a smooth upgrade path for a large number of our customers running older releases."

"This Maintenance Pack is important for our clients and our business because it greatly simplifies the process of upgrading from older OpenServer 5 releases to OpenServer 6," said Bob Ungaretti, Principal of Garett Group Inc and a SCO Premier Partner. "There are still many Xenix applications that are critical to our clients' businesses. This Maintenance Pack contains an updated Xenix emulator so that these older applications can continue to run unchanged on OpenServer 6, while our clients can take advantage of all the new features and the enhanced performance in OpenServer 6. It gives our clients the best of both worlds."

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Availability and Pricing

Current OpenServer 6 customers can download the OpenServer 6 Maintenance Pack 3 CD images immediately at no charge. The CD images along with a detailed description of their content and installation instructions can be found on the SCO Download site at:

About SCO

The SCO Group (NASDAQ:SCOX) is a leading provider of UNIX software technology and mobile services. SCO offers UnixWare for enterprise applications and SCO OpenServer for small to medium businesses. SCO's highly innovative and reliable solutions help customers grow their businesses everyday, especially into the emerging mobile market. SCO owns the core UNIX operating system, originally developed by AT&T/Bell Labs and is the exclusive licensor to UNIX-based system software providers. The Me Inc., product line focuses on creating mobile platforms, services and solutions for businesses and enhances the productivity of mobile workers.

Headquartered in Lindon, Utah, SCO has a worldwide network of thousands of resellers and developers. SCO Global Services provides reliable localized support and services to partners and customers. For more information on SCO products and services, visit

Source: The SCO Group, Inc.


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