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New Version Extends Secure, Web-based Management to OpenServer, Open UNIX,
and Latest Major Linux Distributions With Greater Management, Monitoring and
Updating Capabilities




OREM, Utah-Jan. 30, 2002- Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) today
announced that Caldera(r) Volution(tm) Manager 1.1 will begin shipping in
February. Volution Manager 1.1 is the secure, Web-based management and
administration solution that now supports the latest versions of all major
Linux distributions as well as Caldera OpenServer and Open Unix products. In
addition, Caldera is introducing several new systems management features in
Volution Manager to help system administrators and solution providers save
time, scale resources, and ease deployments cost effectively. With this
release, Caldera's channel partners can offer remote services to all their
customer sites, saving time and money while offering more responsive service
to those customers.





The Aberdeen Group, a leading industry research firm, recently released a
competitive analysis white paper by Dr. Bill Claybrook on Linux management
solutions. The Aberdeen Group claimed Caldera provided the best Linux
management solution, saying,





"Today, the leading overall Linux software management solution is an
integration of Caldera Volution Online and Caldera Volution Manager. Caldera
has the potential for large amounts of success with the integrated product
solution both within its large installed base and outside its installed base
because it has brought cross-platform management into one interface for
several distributions of Linux, OpenServer, and Open UNIX with future plans
for Solaris and Windows."





New enhancements to Caldera Volution Manager include:


* Multiple platforms management via one interface



* New install options that simplify reviews, evaluations and deployments



* New Wizards that simplify common tasks and reduce the initial learning
curve



* New status and diagnostic features that reduce troubleshooting time and
allows greater control



* Integration with Compaq Insight Manager that provides a comprehensive
management solution for Linux and Caldera UNIX products on Compaq hardware



* New customer response capabilities to monitor events, improving response
and uptime for trouble systems



* Integration with Volution Online providing an Internet delivered,
proactive software management service for Linux and UNIX systems




"We have been testing Volution Manager 1.1 since its initial beta release in
August and found that it has enormous potential to decrease the time and
effort involved in managing our OpenServer and Linux servers," said David
Rose, network architect for Snyder's Drug Stores, Inc., a large national
drug store chain operating 161 stores in 10 states. "We feel this product
fits the needs we face in managing hundreds of OpenServer and Linux servers
better than any other product in its price range and we look forward to the
products release."





Key Benefits of Volution Manager 1.1



* Saves system administrators' time and reduces labor costs for updating
servers



* Unifies management and simplifies administration



* Enables faster response to system alerts and security warnings



* Leverages and extends existing resources



* Eases new system deployments




Caldera Volution Manager 1.1 is one of many Web services products in
Caldera's Volution product family. In addition, Caldera recently began
shipping Caldera Volution Messaging Server, and also began offering Caldera
Volution Online, representing Caldera's next steps in extending the
necessary infrastructure to deliver comprehensive Web-enabled applications
to existing customers. In addition, Caldera provides education, support and
professional services for customers interested in accessing additional
services for implementing Caldera software across organizations.
To complement the capabilities of Volution Manager when used with Linux
systems, Caldera also offers a proactive management service called Caldera
Volution Online, which utilizes an extensive knowledge base of Open Source
software alerts, patches, and releases for all Linux systems. It helps
administrators stay current with changes in Open Source software while
flagging dependencies and conflicts with their current systems. The service
also allows administrators to conduct valuable "What If" queries to provide
critical analysis for understanding the costs and benefits of software
upgrades and installations.




Pricing and Availability




Caldera Volution Manager 1.1 will be available in February at the suggested
retail price of $2995 for a server + 10 node licenses. For more information
about Volution Manager 1.1, go to www.caldera.com/products/volutionmanager
or call Caldera at 1-888-GO-LINUX or outside the U.S., call +1-801-765-4999.
Customers may visit http://www.caldera.com/partners to find a solution provider in
their area.




Caldera International, Inc.




Caldera International (Nasdaq: CALD) provides "Powerful Choices" for
businesses through its Open UNIX, OpenLinux and OpenServer product lines and
services. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera has representation in 82 countries and
15,000+ resellers worldwide. Caldera Global Services provides reliable
localized support and services to partners and customers. For more
information on Caldera products and services, visit http://www.caldera.com.





Caldera, the Caldera logos, Caldera Volution, OpenLinux, SCO and the
associated SCO logo, and SCO OpenServer are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Caldera International, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and
other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All
other brand or product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to
identify products or services of, their respective owners.





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.





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