Xinuos Releases New OpenServer 5 Definitive

Widely used OpenServer operating system enhanced with new capabilities

BERKELEY, Calif.--()--Xinuos™, a leading provider of solutions-based operating systems, today announced the release of Xinuos OpenServer 5 Definitive, an important upgrade for OpenServer 5 customers. This will be the final update to OpenServer 5 and gives companies new capabilities and continued support. The release of the Definitive versions of OpenServer 5, OpenServer 6 and UnixWare 7 come as the company prepares for the upcoming launch of OpenServer 10, the reliable and secure operating system designed for modern business.

OpenServer 5 has a large install base in companies that need reliability, scalability and security. First released by The Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) in 1995, OpenServer 5 has been used for decades for business-critical operations.

Xinuos is committed to supporting OpenServer 5 customers with break/fix support and features for today’s workplace. The Enterprise Edition provides a variety of network services, including file and print for UNIX® and Windows®, email services, web services, Internet connectivity and calendar. The Enterprise edition also offers a large base of business applications, including accounting, health care, manufacturing and human resources, along with remote administration to simplify system maintenance and management.

“Our customers rely on OpenServer 5 to get business done. We want to help them with new features and support to address today’s business challenges,” said David Meyer, Xinuos chief technology officer.

OpenServer 5 Definitive includes:

  • A wide range of supported hardware platforms and peripherals.
  • Internet services and tools.
  • Email client and server components.
  • Data backup and recovery.
  • Graphical administration tools, a graphical desktop and browser-based online help.
  • Support for current security standards.


OpenServer 5 Definitive is optimized to run in a VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V environment. In addition to energy savings and lower capital expenditures, virtualization provides higher resource availability, easier scalability, increased security and improved disaster recovery.

Optimized for OpenServer 10

The Xinuos stack solution allows OpenServer 5 Definitive to run within OpenServer 10 so companies can migrate applications to a native environment in OpenServer 10. This stack solution is available on all platforms, including VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS), for greater flexibility.

About Xinuos Inc.

Xinuos provides commercial customers with operating systems that are reliable, dependable and secure, for mission-critical applications that demand rock-solid performance. The Xinuos general-purpose operating systems are on pace with hardware and software industry advances and are designed to power any size business that requires stability, reliability and scalability. Learn more at


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Rosie Hausler, +1 425-301-6740

Release Summary

Xinuos OpenServer 5 Definitive is an important upgrade for OpenServer 5 customers. This will be the final update to OpenServer 5 and gives companies new capabilities and continued support.


for Xinuos.
Rosie Hausler, +1 425-301-6740