SCO OpenServer 6


SCO OpenServer
The Most Reliable Operating System Just Got More powerful


SCO OpenServer 6 new Release Now Available
SCO® OpenServer™ Release 6.0 is an impressive new operating system for low-cost, commodity hardware that features large file support and support for a broad array of modern applications. With a decade of rock-solid stability and dependability, SCO OpenServer has stood the test of time for small and large businesses needing an affordable all-in-one server.

SCO OpenServer 6 brings to users a powerful, new, and modern operating system with large file support and kernel-level threading for greater application support. With speed and performance improvements due to the integration of the SVR5 kernel, SCO OpenServer 6 establishes a new standard for rock-solid stability and dependability. With increased memory and file size support, security enhancements, backward compatibility, support for Apache, Java® and Mozilla, SCO OpenServer 6 is pure power and reliability.

SCO OpenServer 6 includes application support for powerful SCO UnixWare® applications, and provides the easy-to-use KDE® graphical interface.

SCO OpenServer has stood the test of time for small to large businesses needing an affordable all-in-one server. It’s the kind of advantage you expect from SCO, the supplier of the world's most popular UNIX® operating system for low-cost hardware.


SCO® OpenServer® is the applications platform of choice by computer professionals for reliable, stable, and secure deployment on Intel and compatible computer systems. Now, with the release of SCO OpenServer 6 these attributes have been refined to meet the challenges of a global economy. The greatest improvements in OpenServer 6 include multi-threaded application support, large file support (up to 1 terabyte), and an updated look and feel. With the introduction of the SVR5 kernel technology, SCO OpenServer 6 customers have reported up to 1000% increase in performance.

Key improvements include:

  • File support up to 1 TB
  • Multi-processor support increased to 32 processors
  • Supports Intel and AMD multi-core CPUs
  • Memory support up to 64 GB
  • Adding the power of the SVR5 kernel that is in UnixWare 7.1.4 to OpenServer 6
  • Dramatic performance improvement
  • Support for OpenServer 5 Xenix Applications
  • Flash Player Support
  • USB Modem and Serial Adapter Support


Reliability continues to be the most important SCO OpenServer 6 differentiator. OpenServer is known for its phenomenal stability and quality. An IDC survey of 1000 IT professionals found UNIX to be superior to Linux in multi-processing, integration, security, and skills availability. Overall UNIX was more likely to meet expectations for features, overall performance and manageability.Recent studies have also concluded that UNIX is more secure than either Linux or Windows. Additional competitive advantages include low total cost of ownership, and established reseller relationships.

SCO offers a wide range of global services to meet partners' and end-users' business requirements. Customized and standard options are available. For more information about SCO's support offerings contact your local SCO sales representative, or in the Americas, phone 1 (800) 726-6561 or in the rest of the world, phone +44 8700 994 992.

Quick Facts About SCO UNIX Platforms

  • SCO UNIX has more than 40% market share among U.S. pharmacy retailersSix of the top 10 global retailers are SCO UNIX customers
  • Seven of the top 10 U.S. retailers are SCO UNIX customers
  • SCO UNIX runs more than 12,000 McDonald's restaurants worldwide
  • Most voice mail systems run on SCO UNIX
  • SCO UNIX helps run BMW Service Centers
  • SCO UNIX runs 22,000 branches for the Bank of Russia
  • SCO UNIX helps the German train system run on time
  • SCO UNIX runs thousands of locations throughout China for the China Post