SCO

Updated: 02/01/2021 by Computer Hope
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Founded in 1979 by Doug and Larry Michels as Unix system and consulting company. SCO, or Santa Cruz Operation, Inc., consisted of three different divisions - the Server Software Division, the Tarantella Division and the Professional Services Division. In 2007, the company filed for bankruptcy.

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SCO is no longer in business and has no e-mail or phone support options. Computer Hope may still be able to assist you with any technical support related questions, but cannot help with any part replacements, warranty, or other company specific related questions.

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April 2011 - Xinuos acquired the assets including SCO UNIX and SCO OpenServer.

September 2007 - SCO filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

March 6, 2003 - SCO filed a $1 billion lawsuit against IBM for allegedly devaluing its version of Unix by contributing its intellectual property to the codebase of Linux.

August 2, 2000 - Caldera Systems Inc. today announced that Caldera Systems had agreed to acquire the SCO Server Software Division and the Professional Services Division.

1995 - SCO acquired Unix System source technology business from Novell Corporation. SCO also acquired UnixWare 2 operating system from Novell.