CALDERA BLENDS TRANSITION AND TRADITION WITH FORUM 2001: BUILDING BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE Monday 16 July 2001 PDF Print 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 technologies." 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 Follow keynote updates at http://www.caldera.com/forum2001/. 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 http://www.caldera.com/forum2001/. Note to Editors: Registration for Forum 2001 is free of charge to qualified members of the media and market analysts. Please read additional information and register at: http://www.caldera.com/company/presskit/forum2001. 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, visit http://www.caldera.com. 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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