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1 1 SCO OpenServer 6 The Most Reliable Operating System Just Got More Powerful John Maciaszek, Director OS Product Management Sandy Gupta, VP Engineering Richard Harry, SCO Engineering Director

2 2 Agenda Whats New In OpenServer 6 New Kernel Features Hardware Support Enhanced Security and Stability Built for Agility Features Investment Protection Optional Services Development System Replication Tools Licensing Media Kits Current Status & Certifications SCO Support For OpenServer 6

3 3 New & Enhanced Kernel Features

4 4 A New Kernel OpenServer 5 Based on SVR3.2 UNIX OpenServer 6 Based on SVR5 UNIX

5 5 Key Kernel Features Multi-Threaded Fine Grain Locking SVR5 Kernel Large File Support Now up to 1 TB - Increased from 2GB Freedom to grow your data bases Increased CPU Support Virtually linear scaling to 16 - Supports up to 32 Memory Support up to 64GB 16GB General Purpose - 64GB Shared Improved Support for Async I/0 Continue to process - I/O in background SUPPORT FOR MODERN APPLICATIONS

6 6 New Kernel - Improved Performance Benchmarks real-life business server scenario of input, display, networking, disk I/O, etc. Up-to 300% improvement for OpenServer 6

7 7 New Kernel - Improved Performance Benchmarks file & printer server performance Up-to 400% improvement for OpenServer 6

8 8 New Hardware Support

9 9 OpenServer 6 – Hardware Support OSR6 has the most current hardware support of any OpenServer release Most hardware is automatically recognized by the OS SCOadmin and the standard mkdev interfaces cover the balance Certification tools are available for testing new OSR6 server deployments

10 10 Hardware Support OpenServer 6 Supports New & Diverse Hardware Technology Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) for HP Proliant Products provides support for both SAS and SATA hardware replaces slower parallel technologies will also control both Serial ATA and Serial Attached SCSI hard drives. Native SATA full support for Intels open Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) includes features such as Native Command Queuing and Hot-Plug support. USB Printer Support DVD Backup Support enables faster and more cost effective backup of valuable data.

11 11 Hardware Support (2) Fiber Channel-based SAN Support Support for HP MSA 1500, 1000 and 500 systems. QLogic Fiber Channel 22xx/23xx controllers. Hardware RAID Support for the following: Adaptec hardware RAID controllers HP/Compaq RAID controllers Intel integrated RAID LSI MegaRAID LSI Fusion-MPT RAID.

12 12 Enhanced Security & Stability

13 13 Enhanced Security Features Architected for Superior Security Security Audited For Quality Performed tests for known exploits Product shipping free of any known exploits Kernel Privileges SVR5 provides fine a grain privilege mechanism Minimizes system exposure to abuse Auditing of Events Encrypted File System and Archives IPsec TCP/IP Packet Encryption Implements VPN

14 14 Enhanced Security Features (2) Updated OpenSSH and OpenSSL Secure Communication across insecure networks IPfilter based Firewall with NAT Functionality Allows OSR6 to act as FireWall Support for NFS v3 for large files Emergency Recovery CD-R/RW Media Support

15 15 Stability Features New SVR5 Kernel with 20,000 Hours MTBSS OSR6 Built to keep running as always Dynamic Loadable Drivers Loaded or unloaded on running system w/o reboot Supports Hot plug of new devices Hot Plug CPU, Memory and Device Support Add CPUs or additional memory to running system New VxFS Journaled Filesystem Data Integrity protection for hardware failures

16 16 Built for Agility

17 17 Key Features OpenServer 6 Supports Mobility and the Provisioning of Mobile Applications Wireless Technology Intel Centrino Wireless Technology Provides laptops with fully integrated wireless LAN support PRISM Wireless Technology Apache 1.3 Web server Tomcat Support for Java applets Web Services toolkit for Java/C/C++/PHP/Perl Web Services Substrate built for SOA Architecture TCP Checksum offloading Support built in

18 18 Key Features Java Standard Edition Updated Mozilla 1.7 Browser and Java Plug-Ins Popular MySQL and PostgreSQL Open Source Data Bases File and Print with Samba – replacing AFPS Support for Virtualization Languages PHP and Perl

19 19 New KDE Graphical User Interface New Optional Graphical User Interface User Selectable Alternative to XDT3

20 20 A New Look Added new graphical icons and splash screens to update look & feel OpenServer 6 OpenServer 5

21 21 Open Source Software – SCOs Heritage Continues UNIX source code available for 20+ years SCO first included open source software in its UNIX distributions in 1995 (Perl) Open Source and SCO Today: SCO optimizes MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, JBoss, Samba, Mozilla, Squid, KDE, Firefox, Perl, PHP and hundreds of others SCO distributes under many different open source license types SCO supports all the software it distributes

22 22 Investment Protection

23 23 Protecting Your Investment Backward Compatibility with Prior SCO Operating Systems OSR5 Family applications supported UnixWare 7.1.x Applications supported Xenix 286 Application Support as well Well behaved Xenix applications – of course Legacy HTFS Support Can move existing file systems to OSR6 OSR5 must have wd driver supplement installed before migrating Wide Hardware Support Supports Thousands of Applications New and Legacy plus UW714 applications OpenServer 6 Lowers TCO

24 24 Single Certification for OSR6 and UW714 Single Process for Certification of applications and drivers. Applicable to OpenServer 6 and UnixWare Certify on one and be certified on both Certified Applications will run on either OSR6 or UW714 – Single application for SCO UNIX Device drivers written to UW7 or OSR6 will run on both OSR6 Uses UnixWare 7 Driver Model

25 25 Optional Services

26 26 Optional Services Changes PowerTerm WebConnect New Offering from Ericom Provides centrally managed secure connectivity for Windows, UNIX, and Legacy Servers Installs with 60-Day Evaluation License Visit Breakout Session for more details Samba (3.0.13) is the supported file and print solution for OSR6 White Paper Coming to Web Shortly on migrating from AFPS ODM and Mirroring ala UW714 Coming in 4Q05

27 27 Optional Services Changes Current OSR5/UW7 Versions of Merge not supported on OSR6 New MergePRO for OSR6 Supports Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP Capable of running multiple instances of each Supports Cut & Paste from Windows to UNIX Coming later this year

28 28 Additional Connectivity Solutions New Ericom® Solutions CD Coming 9/05 Describes numerous connectivity products available from Ericom Software PowerTerm® Host Publisher from SCO Extends the reach of legacy applications SCOx Web Service Substrate Services Use the latest Web Services technology on SCO servers to access applications and databases – available now from SCO Professional Services.

29 29 OpenServer 6 Development System

30 30 Development System Updated compilers and tools for OSR6 development Married Compilers into a Single Set Both C and C++ Compilers Enhanced for OSR6 Produce SVR5 or OSR5 Mode ELF Binaries SVR5 Mode will produce code for both OSR6 and UW714 when Single Certification Guidelines are followed OSR5 Mode will produce binaries that are compatible with the OpenServer 5 Family New Low Price License Required for the new Dev Sys For more Details Visit the Developing for SCO Platforms Breakout

31 31 OpenServer 6 Replication Tools

32 32 OpenServer 6 Replication Toolkit Mass Installation Toolkit (MIT) For OpenServer 6 Currently in Beta - October FCS PS solution template for custom replication and deployment of complete systems Efficient, cost effective methodology for rolling out multiple similarly configured systems Reduces deployment time For More Details Visit the Replication Kit breakout Session – Tuesday 3PM Room 105

33 33 OpenServer 6 Licensing

34 34 OpenServer 6 Licensing Two OpenServer 6 Editions Enterprise – new enhanced defaults – same price Starter – replaces Desktop and Host Low Entry price of $599 2-Users Expandable Users, Memory and CPUs OpenServer 6 Upgrades from OSR506 and OSR507 Release specific with different pricing Upgrades get full benefit of new defaults Trade-Ins for OSR505 and earlier releases

35 35 OpenServer 6 – Editions Changes indicated in Red More value compared to prior editions Upgrades get full benefit of the new defaults Special 5-User Bump for Starter Edition

36 36 OpenServer 6 Licensing New SCO OpenServer 6 Licenses New Edition Licenses for Starter Edition Enterprise Edition New Memory Licenses for 4GB (Starter), 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB These are maximum limits not additive New 5 User License for Starter Edition only Standard User Licenses for 5, 10, 25, 100 and 500 additional users cannot be used with Starter Edition CPU License (each additional physical CPU)

37 37 OpenServer 6 Upgrade Licenses Upgrade licenses only available for: OpenServer OpenServer All Upgrade licenses are Edition and Release Specific Upgrade License from OpenServer Enterprise -> Enterprise Edition with 10 users and 4 CPUs Can use existing(506/507) additional User and CPU Licenses Upgrade License from OpenServer Desktop -> Starter Edition with 4GB Memory Can use existing additional CPU Licenses

38 38 OpenServer 6 Upgrade Licenses (2) Upgrade License from Host to Starter Starter Edition with 5 users and 4 GB of Memory Can use existing CPU Licenses Cannot use additional User Licenses, they must be exchanged Cross Upgrade License from Host to Enterprise Enterprise Edition with 10 users and 4 CPUs Can use existing CPU License and User Licenses OSR507 SCO Update License Serves as Upgrade License to Install OpenServer 6

39 39 OpenServer 6 Trade-In Licensing Trade In Licences are Required for: OpenServer Release or earlier Host and Desktop --> Starter Enterprise --> Enterprise Cross Trade-In from Host to Enterprise Available Trade Ins for User and Processor Licenses are also required

40 40 OpenServer 6 Additional Licensing Information Stronger License Enforcement for OpenServer 6 System will be shutdown after 60 minutes if: the system has no valid license the system has an expired license New OpenServer 6 Development System License Special Low License Price – No Upgrade Available New NFR Kit License (Includes Starter and Enterprise) Can defer License at ISL for a 60 day Enterprise Evaluation License Ericom PowerTerm TM WebConnect installs with a 50 user 60 day Evaluation License

41 41 OpenServer 6 – Media Kits

42 42 OpenServer 6 Media Kits The Standard and Compact Media Kit includes: The Base Operating System CD SCO OpenServer Release base OS - including J2SE JRE and JDK SCO OpenServer Release Development System The Optional Service CD Ericom PowerTerm TM WebConnect System Certification Testsuite (SCT) Squid 2.5STABLE9 Tomcat French and German Message Catalogues

43 43 OpenServer 6 Media Kits In addition the Standard Media Kit will include: A hardcopy of the Getting Started Guide Note that Release Notes will not be in Hardcopy Will be in /info on the Base CD French and German Standard Media Kits with localized Getting Started Guide will ship in September

44 44 OpenServer 6 – Current Status

45 45 OpenServer 6 Status Worldwide FCS – English Kits - June Maintenance Pack 1 - Posted August 2 This MP contains: Dual Core Support Mozilla Java 1.4.2_08 Critical OS Fixes French/German Media Kits in September Maintenance Pack 2 Scheduled for 4Q

46 46 OpenServer 6 – Certified Hardware Hardware Count as of 26, July 2005 Hardware Category Count Computer Systems48 Graphics (X.Org Companies listed)22 Network Cards302 Storage Controllers173 Storage Technologies/SAN18 Tape Drives42 Port Adapters16

47 47 HP Hardware Support SCO OpenServer 6 certifications 16 HP ProLiant server platforms 6 HP StorageWorks systems Fibre Channel support and Reliant HA clustering certifications for MSA1000 and MSA1500 HBA Certification for the new HP SmartArray SA P600 SAS controller

48 48 Computer Systems Certified for OSR6 – Thus Far

49 49 New Channel Partner Certification Programs SCO Distributors and Channel partners can now certify their white-box server solutions in the SCO Hardware Database. Two new low cost programs now available to list your computer servers as Certified, or Compatible products with SCO Operating Systems Rebranding Certification Program (RCP) Computer System Listing Program (SLP) Both use a New System Certification Tests (SCT) can be downloaded at: also available on the OSR6 Optional Services CD

50 50 Rebranding Certification Program (RCP) Program For SCO Authorized Distributors and Channel Partners customers of major OEM suppliers assemble "White Box" systems under own model name and model number If OEM is participating in this program, and has Certified a specific Server Board - the channel partner can re-certify the same system without retesting Intel Servers available for the RCT Program:

51 51 Computer System Listing Program Available to SCO Authorized Distributors and Channel Partners List a computer system as "Compatible" in the SCO Hardware Database 24 hours of testing the hardware required channel partner assumes all support issues requested by their customers who purchased this system.

52 52 System Certification Program Contact Information For Further Information Go to: (or) Contact your SCO Sales Representative For SCO Americas customers phone - 1 (800) For SCO Americas customers fax all RCP and SLP agreements to 1 (831) For SCO International customers phone (0) For SCO International customers fax RCP and SLP agreements to +44 (0) for further

53 53 OpenServer 6 ISV Certifications With Single Certification ISVs no longer need to maintain 2 binaries for SCO UNIX. Customers have a wider choice of applications to run on SCO UNIX Several ISVs have already demonstrated that binaries built on UW7.1.x run unchanged on OSR

54 54 OpenServer 6 Certifications Ingres r3 (CA) Server Express Enterprise Server 4.0 (Microfocus) ACUSERVER (ACUCORP) WebSphere MQ V5.3 viaMQ: Files v1.17 viaMQ: CustomsDirect v1.17 (Willow Technology) BackupEdge (Microlite) Netvault 7.1 (Bakbone) H.A. Clusters (Lakeview Technology) DoubleVision Pro (Tridia) Business Basic Object Oriented Tools 4GL SQL Server (Thoroughbred Software)

55 55 In Process Lone-Tar (Lone Star Software) Open Systems Accounting (Open Systems) Basic BBX (Basis International) VSI Fax (VSI Fax) FacetWin, FacetTerm, FacetPhone (FacetCorp) Unidata (IBM) FilePro (fpTechnology) MySQL Network Edition (MySQL AB)

56 56 In Discussion UniVerse (IBM) OpenEdge 10 (Progress) Informix 9.3 and 10 (IBM)

57 57 SCO Support For OpenServer 6 Kerri Wallach / Yasmin Kureshi

58 58 Agenda Why SCO Services Support Bundles and SCO System Audit SCO Education Curriculum Partner Promotion SCO OpenServer 6 Implementation Services Contact us

59 59 SCO Services Capabilities Global reach 24x7 Follow the Sun Award winning capability High level expertise One stop shop for professional services, consulting and support

60 60 Why SCO Services Most experienced engineers in the industry with average tenure of 14 years Extension of partners own services organization Sell through SCO 30% margin: Option for partner to maintain control of end user relationship

61 61 Support Bundles and SCO System Audit Support Bundles: Six month unlimited technical support - OpenServer 6/Unixware Multitude of upgrade options to suit business requirements Single registration for product and support SCO System Audit: Proactive, non-disruptive system integrity check Conveniently pre-scheduled or run ad-hoc Deliverables - analysis and assessment report Wide range of options available for corrective actions

62 62 SCO Education Curriculum Ideal tool to assist in getting most benefits from SCOs reliable operating systems Developed by experienced SCO professionals Consists of admin I and II, and networking guides Convenient/flexible ordering system – delivered on media of your choice Discounts for multiple sets Available for resale by education partners SCO Openserver 6 education curriculum available now!

63 63 OpenServer 6 Education Curriculum Fresh Off the Press Education Materials for OpenServer 6 SYSTEM ADMIN I SYSTEM ADMIN II NETWORK ADMIN

64 64 OpenServer 6 - Implementation Services Assessment Service Evaluate Migration requirements Porting Service Port required application Deployment Service Assist with roll out and deployment Education Service Canned or customized training delivered by SCO Professionals

65 65 Partner Promotion Wide Range of Support and Professional Services options available for resale Attractive Sell Through Margins (30% Discount– Limited Time Offer Through December 31, 2005) Partners manage End-user relationship, SCO Support provides service Partner may opt to act as Technical Liaison between End- user and SCO Support Subsequent support contract renewals conducted through reseller

66 66 Contact Us Support Services North America Phone: (800) International Phone: On the web Professional Services North America Phone: (831) International Phone: On the web

67 67 THANK YOU OpenServer 6 The Most Reliable Operating System Just Got More Powerful

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