The company formerly known as SCO. Or what was left over after
Caldera bought all the Unix related stuff.
Tarantella makes (made) a
product that competes with Windows Terminal Server (and of course
with Citrix, etc.). I see that as a bad business to be in, but
there are advantages: you can run Tarantella on a Unix/Linux
platform, it's licensing costs may be cheaper, you may find its
feature set meets your needs, etc.
(See Windows 2003
Terminal Server, Remote Desktop, thin clients and all that
Most recently, they've announced a Linux RDP client "written to Microsoft's RDP specification by a Microsoft
licensee". Which is probably FUD designed to make you think that an
RDP client without Microsoft's blessing won't work as well, but who
knows? Maybe Microsoft licensing entitles them to some assistance
the Open Source crowd is
As Microsoft provides a RDP for MAC, why wouldn't they do the same for Linux? I dunno -
Microsoft can be amazingly dumb in that area.
According to Wikipedia, Tarantella is now part of Oracle, who picked it up when they bought Sun.
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