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LinuxPR: Merlin Announces PerfectBACKUP+ Pre-load On Select IBM ThinkPads

Jun 22, 2000, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Merlin Software Technologies International Inc. (OTCBB: MLSW), a leading developer of Linux based software applications and utilities, today announced the pre-loading of PerfectBACKUP+ 6.2 on select models of the recently announced IBM ThinkPad A series and ThinkPad T series notebooks."

"IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced that they will be offering the ThinkPad A20m and T20 models pre-configured with Caldera (Nasdaq: CALD) OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 high-performance client software optimized for the Internet. Caldera's OpenLinux eDesktop is the first pre-load of Linux on an IBM ThinkPad. The pre-load will help software developers and IT professionals dramatically reduce the time needed to setup and tune the systems. Merlin's PerfectBACKUP+, already bundled with the Caldera eDesktop 2.4 operating system, will be pre-installed onto the IBM ThinkPad."

"We are very pleased to be a part of this alliance with IBM and Caldera," said Robert Heller, President of Merlin Software. "IBM and Caldera provide state-of-the-art hardware and operating systems and Merlin provides the highest quality applications for Linux. We see this as a big win for the mobile Linux user, Merlin, IBM and Caldera."

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