TechTarget

Linux litigation puts SCO in red

SCO’s continued legal action against distributors of Linux has plunged it into the red for the third quarter to 31 July.

SCO’s continued legal action against distributors of Linux has plunged it into the red for the third quarter to...

31 July.

In addition to plunging sales - $9.3m (£5.4m) from $11.2m for the same quarter last year – the software provider was saddled with a $3.1m legal bill during the quarter.

This led to SCO making a $2.4m loss for the quarter, although SCO says it still has plenty of cash to finance its Linux litigation against the likes of IBM and Novell.

SCO claims elements of its Unix code were wrongly used in the development of Linux, and is going after companies that sell Linux products, as well as major Linux users.

IBM and Novell dispute any infringements to SCO’s patents.

CW+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of CW+ membership, learn more and join.

Read more

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCIO

SearchSecurity

SearchNetworking

SearchDataCenter

SearchDataManagement

Close