eWeek: Sun Sees Opportunity in IBM-SCO Showdown
Posted on: 06/14/2003 02:06 PM

Sun Microsystems Inc. is wasting no time prepping to take advantage of any potential customer fallout from the looming battle between the SCO Group and IBM over Big Blue's license for AIX, its Unix operating system.

SCO has said it will revoke IBM's license to ship AIX as it claims Big Blue has violated the terms and conditions of that license by giving its customers unauthorized access to Unix source code and for "giving away" parts of the code to the open-source community and Linux.

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