With this OpenServer 5.0.7V virtual machine for Hyper-V being added to the released version for VMware, current OpenServer 5.0.7 customers will be able to take full advantage of the benefits of running their applications in either the Hyper-V or VMware environment with full support from SCO.
With OpenServer 5.0.7V for Hyper-V, customers will be able to take advantage of the full range of modern hardware support provided by the Hyper-V virtualization layer while continuing to run all their current OpenServer 5.0.7 applications. As one of the most successful operating systems ever released, SCO OpenServer 5.0.7 has been unmatched with its stability, reliability and scalability, OpenServer has helped businesses around the world run mission critical applications.
If you are like many SCO UNIX customers, you have invested significant time and money in developing proprietary OpenServer applications. With OpenServer 5.0.7V, your investment is protected and is given new life by opening up new and modern hardware solutions.
The power of OpenServer meets the power of virtualization
OpenServer 5.0.7V for Microsoft Hyper-V is released as a virtual machine image that can be easily imported. Importation of the virtual machine just takes a few minutes to complete and running the first time setup wizard takes minutes to complete. Once installed, the system behaves just like a native OpenServer 5.0.7 system with all of the maintenance installed.
A true OpenServer 5.0.7 virtual appliance
Using SCO OpenServer 5.0.7 as a base, SCO has built an optimized virtual machine for Microsoft Hyper-V. This virtual machine uses a subset of existing and updated device drivers that provide optimal performance in a virtual environment. The implementation of OpenServer 5.0.7V as a virtual machine means that you can easily have a virtual machine imported and configured within minutes.
Affordable total cost of ownership
SCO OpenServer is a system you're familiar with. That means no retraining or relearning a foreign system in order to keep up with technology advancements. And SCO OpenServer stays up and running reliably month after month so your maintenance costs can be kept at a minimum. What's more, SCO OpenServer is easy for you to maintain and support. In short, SCO OpenServer has all the attributes of a rock solid, dependable operating system platform.
Virtualization basicsProduct Highlights
With OpenServer 5.0.7V customers will be able to capitalize on the benefits of virtualization. Virtualization allows multiple operating systems to run side-by-side as peers on the same hardware server. This provides a hardware cost savings and efficiency for IT departments. With OpenServer 5.0.7V customers can take advantage of the full range of modern hardware support provided by the Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization layer while continuing to run their current applications.
- Drivers pre-configured for best performance
- Easy to follow configuration screens to set up or reconfigure the system
- Familiar SCO UNIX environment with the power of hardware and application improvements
- Reduced infrastructure costs - maximize current hardware investment
- Greener IT
- Streamlined application deployment and maintenance
- Avoids the high cost of building and migrating to new application implementations
- Takes advantage of server consolidation
- Simplified IT management
- Reduced IT complexity