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XENIX

(operating system)
A commercial version of Unix for microprocessor-based computers, released by Microsoft in 1980. In 1992, SCO became Microsoft's co-development partner and the alternate source for the product.

XENIX

An 8-bit version of Unix from Microsoft that was available for the IBM PC. It was later licensed to The Santa Cruz Operation for resale. See SCO XENIX.
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Eventually, knowing that they could not compete with Unix's developer at AT&T, they decided to abandon Xenix altogether and focus on Windows NT instead.
Video games are one of his main sources of inspiration: The weirdly hypnotic sequences of Xenix, 2013, offer a loose taxonomy of the weaponry you'd find in first-person shooters by Activision or Valve; Vatican Vibes, 2011, a music video for Fatima Al Qadiri's eponymous track, is modeled on a video-game trailer; and A *, commissioned by the Swiss Institute in New York in 2014, is a high-definition study of the twee, synthetic lushness of such smartphone apps as Candy Crush Saga and Bejeiveled.
Microsoft licensed it (and called it Xenix, rather than licensing the name UNIX as well) to be installed on Intel-based machines.
SCO OpenServer 6 runs existing applications, dating back to applications that were designed for SCO Xenix.
The company's OpenServer variant of Unix is a radically modernized version of Xenix, which was developed by SCO and, believe it or not, Microsoft, which used to be a big Xenix user back in the old days.
In 1980 Microsoft began the development of Xenix, a version of Unix for Intel processors, with the Santa Cruz Operation (SCO), before handing it over to SCO to concentrate on MS-DOS.
1980 - Xenix released, later to become SCO OpenServer
This team also developed secure operating systems known as Trusted Mach and XENIX for the Department of Defense, adding to their long track record of leading-edge security technology R&D.
Both the Xenix and the Film Podium theatres run movies on a thematic basis.
SCO Unix variation, SCO/HP UnixWare, Microsoft's Xenix, SGI (Silicon Graphics Inc.
The principal competing operating system for MS DOS is UNIX and various UNIX look-alikes (such as XENIX under the Microsoft label and IBM's AIX).
Windows 95 probably sold more copies in one week than MacOs, OS/2, Xenix, et al.