McDONALD'S SERVES IT UP WITH CALDERA OPENSERVER Monday 30 July 2001 PDF Print World's Largest Restaurant Food Chain Planning Migration to Latest OpenServer Platform in Over 4,000 Stores; Caldera OS Increases Networking Capabilities and Reduces Costs OREM, UT-July 30, 2001- Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), the global leader in "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business," today announced that McDonald's Corporation will migrate more than 4,000 stores to run on Caldera's OpenServer Release 5 platform over the next two years. McDonald's implementation of OpenServer will assist in relaying data from the stores' point-of-sale machines to McDonald's corporate headquarters, as well as provide access to corporate applications. OpenServer also helps McDonald's reduce costs by allowing the use of less expensive hardware and enabling the networking and speed provided by newer hardware. "The everyday business of a McDonald's restaurant requires a stable operating system that can give round-the-clock performance," said John Doty, Director of US Information Technology for McDonald's Corporation's Store Systems. "We are very pleased with the performance of OpenServer. Caldera's platform has provided us with a very stable and reliable system. Caldera OpenServer has been a dependable platform for thousands of McDonald's restaurants over the past 10 years and we're looking forward to migrating our restaurants to the current version." "The McDonald's installation defines what many customers experience every day with Caldera OpenServer," said Drew Spencer, CTO of Caldera. "Caldera's products provide our customers with reliable, stable solutions that do not need to be rebooted or have major maintenance done to the OS for months or even years." CUSTOMER BENEFITS - Provides stable and reliable access to McDonald's corporate data centers. - Reduces costs of implementing new hardware when compared with alternative solutions. - Dramatically cuts operating system maintenance needs - Allows Web access and improved networking capabilities. Caldera International, Inc. Caldera International (Nasdaq: CALD) is the leader in "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business." Caldera specializes in the development, deployment and management of UNIX and Linux-based clients and servers. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera has offices and 10,000+ resellers worldwide. For more information on Caldera products and services, visit http://www.caldera.com Caldera is a registered trademark of Caldera International, 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. Contact: Amy Redhead Tel: +44 (0) 20 8996 4138 Fax: +44 (0) 20 8996 1238 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.