BW: TurboLinux Inc. and Merlin Software Forge Strategic Alliance to Market their Products Globally

“Merlin Software Technologies (OTCBB:MLSW) a leading provider of
Linux based software applications and utilities including
PerfectBACKUP+ and HotWire Fax, today announced a strategic
alliance with TurboLinux Inc., the leader in high-performance Linux
software and the worlds fastest growing Linux company.”

“Under the agreement, the companies will cooperate to begin
worldwide distribution of their bundled products for the Linux
operating system (OS).”

“The TurboLinux distribution increased 550% for 1999 over 1998
making it the worlds fastest growing Linux distribution according
to International Data Corporation.”

Press release