Largest Korean Linux System Integrator Switches to Caldera and Begins Joint
Effort to Develop the Korean Business Market
OREM, UT-July 30, 2001- Caldera International Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), the
global leader "Unifying UNIX(r) with Linux(r) for Business(tm)," today
announced it has signed a strategic alliance MOU with LinuxKorea Co. Ltd.,
Korea's largest Linux system integrator, to cooperatively develop the
enterprise Linux market in Korea. LinuxKorea chose to work with Caldera
after reviewing Caldera's unifying strategy on UNIX and Linux for Business.
As terms of the agreement, Caldera and LinuxKorea will collaborate in system
integration, consulting and application development for Caldera's
OpenLinux(tm) and Open UNIX platforms. Caldera and LinuxKorea's first step
will be to create a Linux support center that will serve as a support portal
for the two companies. In addition, they will plan co-promotion and
co-marketing activities with other Linux-based solution venders to promote
Linux to the Korean enterprise market.
"Caldera is pleased to work with LinuxKorea to provide Linux solutions for
business in Korea," said Ken Bergenthal, managing director, Asia Pacific
Alliances, Caldera. "Together we will allow new and existing corporate
customers to finally make the move to Linux-based solutions. The Korean
industry has been looking for a global and local leader to step up and take
the Linux industry to the next stage. Caldera and LinuxKorea now have the
"Caldera's developer level engineering support and education support are
invaluable assets for penetrating the enterprise market in Korea," said
Hyuk-Jin Park, CEO of LinuxKorea. "Together, our two companies have the
Linux technology needed for front-end and back-end computing. Caldera is the
world's largest Linux company, and owns the technology for unifying UNIX
"LinuxKorea is a major Korean Linux company with significant Linux porting
capability and system integration consulting experience. The collaboration
of our two companies provides the momentum for a successful launch of Linux
into the Korean IT environment. We also hope to extend the Linux business
area into the UNIX market with Caldera's new strategy."
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,
LinuxKorea Co. Ltd.
LinuxKorea has various Linux based enterprise solutions such as "DynaMail"
which is enterprise level Messaging Server Solution and LDAP solutions.
Recently LinuxKorea successfully deployed the Linux based enterprise
environment using IBM S/390 mainframe in Korean Air. LinuxKorea leads the
Korean Linux market in the mission critical environment of the enterprise.
Caldera, OpenLinux, SCO, UnixWare and "Unifying UNIX with Linux for
Business" are trademarks or registered trademarks 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
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