CALDERA'S OPENLINUX WORKSTATION ENTERS OPEN BETA Monday 19 March 2001 PDF Print Includes the new Linux( 2.4 kernel, Targets Commercial, Corporate and Open Source Developers OREM, UT-March 19, 2001-Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), today announced that OpenLinux Workstation 3.1 has entered open beta and will be available for download from Caldera's Web site at http://www.calderasystems.com/products/beta this Thursday, March 22. OpenLinux Workstation is the develop-on platform for Caldera and targets commercial, corporate and Open Source developers seeking the ability to deploy on Caldera high-performance, unified Linux/UnixWare( enterprise platforms. OpenLinux Workstation will be the successor to the award-winning OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. OpenLinux Workstation is built on the new Linux 2.4 kernel and features a complete self-hosting environment, KDE( 2.1, glibc 2.2.1 and Xfree86( 4.0.2. The beta contains an expansive set of Open Source development tools including: gcc 2.95.2, g++ 2.95.2, Perl 5.6.0, OpenSSL 0.9.6 and Sun( Java( 2 SDK, Standard Edition, version 1.3. Commercial development tools will ship with the final version. "OpenLinux Workstation is an ideal develop-on environment to write applications for Linux or to UnixWare via the Linux Kernel Personality (LKP) technology," said Drew Spencer, chief technology officer of Caldera Systems, Inc. "Developers run the same operating system on their desktop as they deploy on the server. The product is particularly suited to developers that need to deploy their applications in a secure, supported, scalable, server setting - in an easy to use environment." OpenLinux Workstation is developed to function as an integrated client for all Caldera server offerings - both OpenLinux and UnixWare-based - and includes the Caldera( Volution( management agent. In addition, it consists of the base components Caldera's Professional Services will use to deliver specialized Linux-based client platforms for OEMs, Internet devices and thin clients. Caldera Systems, Inc. Founded in 1998 by Ransom Love, Caldera Systems (Nasdaq: CALD) is a "Linux for Business" leader. Caldera was the first to create the "Develop-on, Deploy-on, Manage" strategy for Linux-based clients and servers. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera has offices and 1000+ resellers worldwide. For more information on Caldera products and services, visit http://www.calderasystems.com Caldera is a registered trademark of Caldera Systems, Inc. All other products, services, companies, events and publications are trademarks, registered trademarks or servicemarks of their respective owners in the U.S. and/or other countries. LINUX is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries. Forward Looking Statements The statements set forth above include forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The Company wishes to advise readers that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Those factors include the failure of the products described above to operate as designed due to incompatibility with some platforms or other defects; our reliance on developers in the open source community; new and changing technologies and customer acceptance of those technologies; the Company's ability to compete effectively with other companies; failure of our brand to achieve the broad recognition necessary to succeed; unenforceability of the GNU general public license; our reliance on third party developers of components of our software offerings; claims of infringement of third-party intellectual property rights; and disruption in the Company's distribution sales channel. These and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially, are also discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent filings on Form 10-Q. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Text 100 London in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.