SCO will extend "its winning product advantages over the past year, including high reliability, seamless integration, hardware enhancements and broad application compatibility," he said. SCOs OpenServer product, which has been in the market for more than a decade and used by companies ranging from Pizza Hut to BMW, will support a plethora of new hardware platforms and devices. SCOs next major release, code-named Project Legend, will be released in beta at next years SCO Forum event and will be available by the end of that year. It is targeted at new applications and hardware support and aimed at meeting new and growing business scenarios.Turning to its Unix OS product, UnixWare, Hughes said the next release will incorporate all SCO Updates and expand hardware and security support. It will also be Web Services-enabled and contain additional horizontal services. SCOs update system for its operating system, SCO Update, was delivered over the past year. SCO on Monday also made available its UnixWare Office Mail Server 2.0, now bundled with its UnixWare operating system. Next page: A toolkit for SCO Smallfoot.
"Our objective with Legend is to provide new database, Java and application support as well as new hardware support and expanded security features. We will also improve Windows compatibility and Web support to make these as Web services-enabled as possible," he said.