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BW: Caldera Announces OpenLinux eDesktop Pre-load On Select IBM ThinkPads...

Jun 20, 2000, 17:44 (3 Talkback[s])

"Caldera Systems Inc., (Nasdaq: CALD) today announced the pre-loading of OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 on select models of the recently announced IBM ThinkPad A series and ThinkPad T series notebooks. Ideal for software developers and IT professionals, the pre-configured notebooks dramatically cut the time needed to set-up and tune the system."

"OpenLinux eDesktop is high-performance client software optimized for the Internet. It includes powerful Internet-ready applications designed specifically to help end-users maximize the power of the Internet. eDesktop is the first Linux product to preconfigure key browser plug-ins/players such as Macromedia Flash and Adobe Acrobat Reader."

"Another wall comes tumbling down," said Ransom Love, president and chief executive officer for Caldera Systems Inc. "IBM is validating Linux on notebooks - particularly OpenLinux. For professionals desiring a choice of enterprise operating systems, OpenLinux eDesktop on IBM ThinkPads meets the eBusiness needs of IT professionals."

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