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GOULD OFFERS LICENCES TO SECURE UNIX, OTHER PRODUCTS

Gould Inc has quietly set up an office to step up efforts to license hardware and software technology, notably its secure Unix. Its UTX/32S remains the only Unix implementation certified by the US Department of Defense to C2 level, and Gould will progressively upgrade it to the much more stringent B levels and above. With security likely to be a key requirement not only in US, UK and other Government procurements but also in commercial organisations, the Gould developments could have potential for manufacturers whose plans are not already set – although most of the majors already have some efforts in place. Earlier this year, Gould and AT&T published a joint paper on secure Unix as an early contribution to a standard definition before too many conflicting proprietary implementations emerge. Gould UK says the firm has always been keen to license its technology, and negotiations would be with local offices.

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