The Desktop System is an advanced UNIX workstation operating system ideal for use as an application development workstation, a commercial workstation, or as a traditional technical engineering workstation. The Desktop System is exceptional at running client side, transaction based application, accessing data-bases and networked information, and communication across a range of peer, server, and host environments. Today, many organizations use the Desktop System as a highly reliable and secure business critical workstation in finance and government markets, as a platform for retail kiosk systems, as a systems administration workstation, and as an application development platform.
SCO brings all the benefits of UNIX system on RISC systems to the cost conscious Intel processor-based platform. The Desktop System integrates the powerful 32-bit, multi-tasking UNIX operating system with an easy-to-use graphical environment including the universal X Window System, OSF/Motif, X.desktop, and Panner. The Desktop System comes with a wide range of networking protocols including TCP/IP, PPP, IPX/SPX, SMTP, POP3, and SNMP as well as a standard set of internet-working tools including FTP, Telnet, a web browser, a news reader, and E-mail.