New Service Options are Culmination of 20+ Years Experience; Caldera
Tailors Technologies to Also Serve Customers in Small Footprint
and Dedicated Function System Markets
OREM, UT-May 21, 2001- Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), the only
company "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business," today introduced its
Professional Services offerings.
Through the acquisition of SCO's Professional Services Division, Caldera has
obtained a 20-year track record in delivering UNIX and Linux solutions and
gained a presence in the small footprint and dedicated function systems
markets. Caldera has already completed a number of UNIX and Linux projects
in this market space including POS terminals, gaming platforms, appliances,
customized desktop clients and specialist servers. Customers currently
include Incredible Technologies, Inc., and Linetex Computer Group, UK.
Incredible Technologies, Inc., from Rolling Meadows, IL is one of the
leading game software providers and video game manufacturers in the world.
They plan to launch an innovative coin operated gaming machine based on a
customized Caldera OpenLinux system, optimized for their platform.
"Caldera's Professional Services team helped us migrate our entire gaming
software from Microsoft Windows to the Linux platform and produce a
low-cost, ground-breaking product with outstanding performance and
functionality," said Elaine Hodgson, president and CEO of Incredible
Linetex Computer Group, UK has been specializing since 1983 in the
maintenance of computer hardware and operating systems for businesses. They
have been building a managed support server to install in many of the 3,000
computer installations they service around the United Kingdom. Using
Professional Services they have created an optimized small hardware
footprint server based on Linux, which performs remote server and network
monitoring, for their clients.
"The innovative, low-cost solution crafted with help from Caldera's
Professional Services team will delight our customers," said Alan Bristow,
technical director for Linetex.
Through Caldera's Professional Services, system builders, VARs, corporate
accounts and OEMs may have global access to experienced business and
technical expertise. This includes Caldera's LifeSpan Project Methodology,
which provides such services as rapid development and deployment of
solutions, as well as system replication, application and system migration,
and custom engineering.
"Caldera offers a unique combination and level of expertise to customers
building and deploying complex and highly customized solutions with Linux
and UNIX," said David Taylor, vice president of Professional Services for
Caldera. "Professional Services excel at tailoring our currently existing
technologies to fit customer needs."
For more information, visit http://www.caldera.com/consulting/.
Caldera International, Inc.
Caldera International (Nasdaq: CALD) is the leader in "Unifying UNIX with
Linux for Business." 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 representation in 82 countries and has 15,000+
resellers worldwide. For more information on Caldera products and services,
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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
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include 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
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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.
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