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For Immediate Release

Press Contact:
Monika Laud
SCO
Tel: 831-427-7421
monikal@sco.com

SCO to Unveil Commercial Products for Linux Market

At LinuxWorld Expo, SCO Will Showcase its Latest Solutions For Bringing UNIX, Linux, and Windows Systems Closer Together

SANTA CRUZ, CA (January 12, 2000) - SCO (NASDAQ:SCOC) announced today that at LinuxWorld Expo it will introduce a portfolio of server products for the Linux market. LinuxWorld Expo will be held at Jacob Javits Convention Center on February 1-4.

"SCO has been working on Linux and Open Source initiatives for more than two years," said Mike Orr, senior vice president of worldwide Marketing at SCO. "At LinuxWorld Expo, we will showcase exciting new products and initiatives that will bring UNIX, Linux, and Windows Systems closer together, enabling solution providers to take better advantage of the worldwide network computing infrastructure."

About Linux and SCO Open Source

Over the last eight months, SCO has expanded its strategic business opportunities in the Linux and Open Source markets. SCO has announced an alliance and investment in LinuxMall.com and a strategic business relationship with TurboLinux. Most recently, SCO announced that it has taken an equity position in Caldera Systems, Inc. Last year, at SCO Forum1999, SCO announced a comprehensive set of Linux and Open Source-related professional services.

As a corporate sponsor of Linux International, SCO is a strong proponent of the Open Source movement, citing it as a driving force for innovation and business opportunities. SCO has contributed source code to the movement with lxrun and OpenSAR, and currently offers a free Open License Software Supplement CD that includes many Open Source technologies.

See www.sco.com/linux for more on SCO's Linux and Open Source activity.

Note to Editors: At LinuxWorld Expo, SCO will be in booth 661 to show demonstrations of the new products and booth 985 to address media requests.

About SCO

SCO is a global leader in server-based software for networked business computing. SCO is the world's number one provider of UNIX server operating systems, and the leading provider of network computing software that enables clients of all kinds - including PCs, graphical terminals, NCs, and other devices - to have Webtop access to business-critical applications running on servers of all kinds. SCO designed Tarantella software, the world's first web-enabling software for network computing. SCO sells and supports its products through a worldwide network of distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and OEMs. For more information, see SCO's home page.

 

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