Training Includes New OpenLinux Solutions Series and LPI Certification
OREM, UT-July 31, 2000-Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), today launched
its Linux education programs and courseware - Caldera OpenLearning(.
OpenLearning is a series of comprehensive education programs that include
instructor-led training and multimedia courseware targeting eSolutions
Providers (eSPs). eSPs are VARs, ISPs, ASPs, consultants, MIS professionals
- anyone providing eBusiness solutions for their customers. OpenLearning
offers the new OpenLinux Solutions Series and three certification courses
that support Linux Professional Institute (LPI() Level One certification.
Caldera OpenLearning Courseware is available through OpenLearning Providers
at 206 locations worldwide.
"What sets us apart is that we're taking education to eSPs through
OpenLearning Providers worldwide;" said Ransom Love, president and CEO for
Caldera Systems, Inc. "We don't expect people to come to our headquarters
for education. "Additionally, because our certification courses are
industry-standard, we prepare users of any Linux distribution for LPI
OpenLinux Solutions Series
The new OpenLinux Solutions Series is designed to educate and train IT
professionals in how to deploy and manage specialized servers - servers
optimized for specific functions like Web, DNS, DHCP, firewall, SAMBA and
application servers. The series consists of one- and two-day courses.
Courses in the series include:
Linux Essentials (two-days)
OpenLinux Web Server with Apache (one-day)
OpenLinux and Windows Integration with SAMBA (one-day)
NDS on OpenLinux (one-day)
Introduction to Linux (one-day)
Windows NT Migration (one-day)
Caldera will continue to add courses to the OpenLinux Solutions Series.
"While certification is important to many individuals and companies, many IT
professionals haven't the time or need," said Peter Squier, president of the
Information Technology Training Association (ITTA). "What many
professionals want is solutions-oriented Linux training. Caldera is now
filling that need."
Caldera offers three five-day courses to prepare IT professionals for the
LPI Level One certification exams. They are:
Linux System Administration
Linux Network Administration
Enterprise Implementation with Linux
For summaries of these courses and all other OpenLearning courseware, please
Caldera provides complete Linux education with instructor-led courses and
multimedia methods such as computer-based training (CBT). Earlier this
month, the company released "Quick Start to Linux", a CBT for professionals
and personal computer users evaluating Linux as a desktop or business
solution. The company will release other CBTs and multimedia products in
the near future.
Caldera Systems, Inc.
Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) is a "Linux for eBusiness" technology
leader in developing and marketing successful Linux-based business
solutions, including its award-winning OpenLinux, NetWare for Linux, Linux
technical training, certification and support-with free 30-day phone support
and on-site consulting. Caldera OpenLearning Providers offer exceptional
distribution-neutral Linux training and certification based on Linux
Professional Institute (LPI) certification standards. Caldera Systems
supports the open source community and is a leader in, and advocate of Linux
Standard Base (LSB) and LPI.
Caldera, Inc. was co-founded in 1994 by Ransom Love. Caldera Systems, Inc.
was founded by Ransom Love in 1998 to develop Linux-based business
solutions. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera Systems has offices and 800+ resellers
worldwide. For more information, see http://www.calderasystems.com or in the US
call 888-GO-Linux (888-465-4689).
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and/or other countries.
LINUX is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
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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 S-1.
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