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PRNewswire: Santa Cruz Operation Announces Plans to Change Company Name to Tarantella, Inc.

Aug 21, 2000, 22:22 (1 Talkback[s])

"In his keynote speech at Forum2000 today, Doug Michels, president and CEO of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc., announced that the company intends to change its name to Tarantella, Inc."

"The name change will be part of the transition related to the proposed acquisition of the SCO Server Software and Professional Services divisions by Caldera Systems. Doug Michels, CEO and president of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc., will continue as CEO of the renamed company, and Mike Orr, current president of Tarantella, Inc., will assume the role of president and COO of Tarantella, Inc."

"This name change underscores the fact that we are concentrating our investments on Tarantella web-enabling software," said Doug Michels. "We're sending an unambiguous signal that the company is firmly committed to growing the worldwide market for Tarantella. As Tarantella, Inc., there is no doubt about how serious we are regarding the opportunities we see ahead."

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