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Fifteen Year Tradition Bridges the Heritage of UNIX Technology with the
Momentum of Linux Solutions

OREM, UT-July 16, 2001- Caldera International Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), the
global leader "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business," today announced that
it will host Forum 2001, August 19 - 22, 2001 at the University of
California at Santa Cruz, Calif. Forum 2001 will focus on development,
deployment and management solutions for Linux and UNIX systems.

One of the most popular events for the IT industry, Forum is an annual
international conference for business and technical IT professionals. It
combines keynotes, seminars, exhibitions and social events in a unique
campus setting that stimulates interaction and business exchange. A 15-year
tradition established by The Santa Cruz Operation and continued by Caldera,
Forum 2001 bridges the heritage of UNIX technology with the momentum of
Linux solutions.

Forum 2001 will discuss Caldera's new company vision, product strategies and
solutions. Specifically, Forum 2001 will address:

- Open Source and corporate IT development

- Thin client to high-end server deployment

- Linux and UNIX comprehensive management

Audience members will include Caldera's strategic partners, solution
partners, developers, customers and journalists.

"Forum 2001 is a tremendous opportunity for anyone with an interest in IT,
providing a unique blend of the latest IT information and recreation," said
Ransom Love, CEO of Caldera. "Linux is maturing faster than any other
operating system in history, and Forum 2001 will channel that industry
enthusiasm, highlighting Caldera's innovative Linux solutions with UNIX

The Speakers

Forum 2001 will feature keynote speakers including:

- Ransom Love - CEO, Caldera

- David McCrabb - President and Chief Operations Officer, Caldera

- Drew Spencer - Chief Technology Officer, Caldera

- Joe Jensen - General Manager, Embedded Intel Architecture Division, Intel

- Ted Shelton - Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Borland

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The Sessions

Forum 2001 offers a comprehensive conference program with all events,
seminars and keynote sessions focusing on new technologies and market
trends. Each educational track includes sessions for engineers, IS managers,
business executives, and sales and marketing professionals. This year's
tracks provide in-depth information on the latest Caldera products,
including OpenLinux Workstation, Open UNIX, SCO OpenServer and Volution.
Forum 2001 will focus on new service provider opportunities and how they fit
particular business modes.

The Latest Products and Innovations

Exhibitors and business partners will unveil plans, partnerships and
products that affect the international information systems industry.
Borland, Compaq, Computer Associates, Intel and others will demonstrate
their latest innovations.

The Social Events

Forum 2001 will also offer many social events, including special lunches,
dinners, and recreational events. The centerpiece will be the annual Tuesday
evening barbeque and celebration.
For more information on Forum 2001 and to register online, please see

Note to Editors: Registration for Forum 2001 is free of charge to qualified
members of the media and market analysts. Please read additional information
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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,

Caldera, the Caldera logos, OpenLinux, Volution, SCO OpenServer, UnixWare
and "Unifying UNIX? with Linux(r) for Business" are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Caldera Systems, Inc. or Caldera International, Inc. in the
U.S.A. and other countries. All other products, services, companies, events
and publications are trademarks, registered trademarks or servicemarks of
their respective owners in the U.S.A. and 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 and other Open Source licenses; 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.

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