Caldera announces GeoFORUM 2002 in Las Vegas

LINDON, Utah-JULY 17, 2002- Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), a leading provider of Linux and UNIX business solutions, today announced it will host its annual North America conference, Caldera GeoFORUM, Aug. 25 – 27, 2002 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. Registration is free for GeoFORUM 2002.
Beginning this year, Caldera is hosting several GeoFORUM conferences in multiple geographies around the globe to better meet the worldwide demand for Caldera solutions. Known in the past as Forum, the name of the conference has been changed to GeoFORUM to better reflect its new worldwide nature.

“This year’s GeoFORUMs are reaching more resellers and partners than ever before, with registration and attendance far surpassing that of previous years,” said Darl McBride, president and CEO of Caldera. “The past year has featured some amazing advances in the IT world, particularly in respect to Linux. From the announcement of UnitedLinux, to the increase in corporate adoption and extensive industry support, Caldera has been on the forefront. GeoFORUM attendees will learn from Caldera and its partners, such as HP and IBM, how to implement these innovations to increase business and reduce overall costs.”

Underlining its theme of “Powerful Choices,” GeoFORUM 2002 will focus on Linux and UNIX based solutions in a changing IT world. Conference keynotes and sessions will explain how Caldera and its partners offer powerful choices that help companies decrease internal costs while increasing the speed and quality with which they do business. Sessions will also discuss the upcoming advances in Caldera’s operating system products, and how Caldera’s new Volution line of products, services, and programs will help businesses succeed. In addition, exhibitors and business partners such as Bakbone, Borland, Computer Associates, HP, IBM, Intel, Microlite, Progress and others, will present at GeoFORUM and unveil plans, partnerships and products that will affect the international IT industry.

Attendees at GeoFORUM will have the opportunity to:
* Get educational and hands-on technical training
* Attend keynote and breakout sessions that cover Caldera product and business strategies
* Network with peers in the IT industry
* Learn about the impact and future direction of UnitedLinux
* Interact with Caldera’s new CEO, Darl
* Attend training to increase reseller partner level

GeoFORUM 2002 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 solutions featuring technical, developer and business-focused sessions.

Accreditation Classes
Caldera is offering a one-day training session for GeoFORUM attendees who are interested in receiving a certificate of accreditation on select Caldera products. Classes offered are one full day of hands-on training, with certificates presented at the end of the class. There is a $99 fee to attend this class.
For more information on GeoFORUM 2002 and to register, please visit or call 1-888-GO-LINUX.

Caldera International, Inc.
Caldera International (Nasdaq: CALD) provides “Powerful Choices” for businesses through its UNIX, Linux and Volution product lines and services. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera has representation in 82 countries and 16,000+ resellers worldwide. Caldera Global Services provides reliable localized support and services to partners and customers. For more information on Caldera products and services, visit

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