only company "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business," today introduced
its Professional Services offerings. Through the acquisition of SCO's Professional Services Division, Caldera
has obtained a 20-year track record in delivering UNIX and Linux solutions
and gained a presence in the small footprint and dedicated function systems
markets. Caldera has already completed a number of UNIX and Linux projects
in this market space including POS terminals, gaming platforms, appliances,
customized desktop clients and specialist servers. Customers currently
include Incredible Technologies, Inc., and Linetex Computer Group, UK.
Incredible Technologies, Inc., from Rolling Meadows, IL is one of the
leading game software providers and video game manufacturers in the world.
They plan to launch an innovative coin operated gaming machine based
on a customized Caldera OpenLinux system, optimized for their platform.
"Caldera's Professional Services team helped us migrate our entire gaming
software from Microsoft Windows to the Linux platform and produce a low-cost,
ground-breaking product with outstanding performance and functionality,"
said Elaine Hodgson, president and CEO of Incredible Technologies.
Linetex Computer Group, UK has been specializing since 1983 in the maintenance
of computer hardware and operating systems for businesses. They have
been building a managed support server to install in many of the 3,000
computer installations they service around the United Kingdom. Using
Professional Services they have created an optimized small hardware footprint
server based on Linux, which performs remote server and network monitoring,
for their clients.
"The innovative, low-cost solution crafted with help from Caldera's Professiona
l Services team will delight our customers," said Alan Bristow, technical
director for Linetex.
Through Caldera's Professional Services, system builders, VARs, corporate
accounts and OEMs may have global access to experienced business and technical
expertise. This includes Caldera's LifeSpan Project Methodology, which
provides such services as rapid development and deployment of solutions,
as well as system replication, application and system migration, and custom
"Caldera offers a unique combination and level of expertise to customers
building and deploying complex and highly customized solutions with Linux
and UNIX," said David Taylor, vice president of Professional Services
for Caldera. "Professional Services excel at tailoring our currently
existing technologies to fit customer needs."
For more information, visit http://www.caldera.com/consulting/.
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,
Caldera and "Unifying UNIX with Linux for Business" are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Caldera Systems, 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 other countries.
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, including its recent filings on Form 10-Q.
Caldera International, Inc.
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