Caldera delivers OpenLinux Solution series

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Author: JT Smith

Linux Essentials, NDS on OpenLinux and Samba on OpenLinux Courses
Available
by Month’s End

OREM, UT-October 23, 2000-Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), today
announced that the first three courses for their OpenLinux Solution
Series
are complete. The courses will be available to OpenLearning Providers
by
October 31, 2000. Three additional courses will be available before
the end
of the year. The OpenLinux Solutions Series is designed to educate IT
professionals to deploy and manage specialized servers–servers
optimized
for specific functions like Web, DNS/DHCP, SAMBA, firewall and
application
servers.

“This series addresses the needs and business interests of IT
professionals working with Linux,” said David Acheson, director of
education
for Caldera Systems, Inc. “We will provide solutions and increase
productivity in the organizations they serve. Caldera can do it with
high-quality curriculum and in less time.”
The series consists of one- and two-day courses. Courses available by
month’s end include:

  • Linux Essentials – Jump Start to OpenLinux Administration
  • NDS on OpenLinux – Managing Networks with a Global Directory
    Service
  • Samba on OpenLinux 1 – Maximizing Windows and File/Print Services

    Courses available by the end of the year include:

  • DNS/DHCP on OpenLinux – TCP/IP Address Management
  • Apache on OpenLinux – Deploying and Hosting Secure Web Environments
  • Samba on OpenLinux 2 – Using OpenLinux as an NTÃ’ Domain Controller

    In addition to the OpenLinux Solutions Series, Caldera OpenLearning has
    added a course entitled “Linux, Your First Step” to its general
    courseware.
    This is a one-day course focusing on the use of Linux as an office
    desktop
    and front office processing system.

    “As an OpenLearning Provider, we appreciate Caldera’s understanding of
    IT
    professionals,” said George Stilwell, Linux program manager for Ikon
    Education Services. “Many don’t have the time or need for
    certification
    courses; but given the growth of Linux in businesses, they all need to
    know
    how to provide solutions.”

    Caldera OpenLearning
    Caldera OpenLearning is a comprehensive education program that includes
    the
    OpenLinux Solutions Series, three five-day courses for Linux
    Professional
    Institute certification and other general courseware – all targeted to
    IT
    professionals who are providing eBusiness solutions for their
    customers.
    Caldera OpenLearning Courseware is available through OpenLearning
    Providers
    at 206 locations worldwide. For OpenLearning Courseware descriptions
    or to
    find an OpenLearning Provider, please visit
    www.calderasystems.com/openlearning .

    Caldera Systems, Inc.
    Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) is a “Linux for Business”
    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 (LPIÔ) certification standards. Caldera Systems
    supports the open source community and is a leader in, and advocate of
    Linux
    Standard Base (LSBä) 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 1000+
    resellers worldwide. For more information, see www.calderasystems.com
    or in
    the US call 888-GO-Linux (888-465-4689).

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