THE SCO Group , owner of the UNIX operating system, has announced the release of SCO UnixWare 7.1.4.
This latest release of SCO’s award UNIX operating system includes new hardware support, enhanced security features and web services capabilities.
For the first time, a Small Business Edition (SBE) of UnixWare is now available for customers looking to affordably add the security and reliability of UNIX into their computing environment.
UnixWare SBE is configured and priced for customers that need a full-featured, low-cost server platform supporting edge-of-network services.
Other standard features include: file and print services, mail server, DHCP, web browser, web server, firewall, proxy server and a relational database.
Optionally installable, UnixWare 7.1.4 now also includes SCOx web services infrastructure components such as SOAP and XML based web services libraries and tools for developing new applications using C, C++, Java, Perl and PHP.
These components will enable applications built for UnixWare 7.1.4, including legacy applications, to communicate with other applications using web-based industry standards.
The latest version of UnixWare includes many additional features, ease of use and administration improvements, increased security capabilities and updated support for leading hardware platforms and peripherals.
SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 is available in six pre-configured editions based on the customer’s specific business needs and system requirements.
The configurations include the Small Business, Base, Business, Departmental, Enterprise and Data Centre editions.
Each edition of SCO UnixWare allows businesses of any size to leverage the price/performance benefits of deploying industry standard servers and the security, reliability and high performance capabilities of the UNIX operating system.
In addition, because UnixWare scales to meet a wide range of business requirements, customers can start with the edition that meets their needs today, knowing that additional resources (users, memory, CPUs, etc.) can be added as the business grows.