Pervasive Software and Caldera Systems Deliver Software Bundle to Jump-Start Linux Server Solutions for e-Business.Business/Technology Editors
AUSTIN, Texas and OREM, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2000
Pervasive's Tango(TM) 2000 Application Server and
Caldera's OpenLinux eServer Bundle Now Available
Pervasive Software Pervasive Software
Pervasive develops and distributes data infrastructure software that enable corporations to integrate, analyze, secure, manage and harvest data from disparate sources. (R) Inc. (Nasdaq:PVSW PVSW Pervasive Software Inc. ) and Caldera caldera: see crater.
Large, bowl-shaped volcanic depression that forms when the top of a volcanic cone collapses into the space left after magma is ejected during a violent volcanic eruption. The term is Spanish for “caldron. Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CALD CALD
chronic active liver disease. ) today announced the joint delivery of a software bundle that simplifies and streamlines the deployment and management of Web-enabled eBusiness solutions on Linux. In related news today, Pervasive has announced that it has joined the Caldera ISV (Independent Software Vendor) A person or company that develops software. It implies an organization that specializes in software only and is not part of a computer systems or hardware manufacturer. Program.
Available through distribution, the software bundle combines Pervasive's Tango(TM) 2000 Application Server for Linux with Caldera's new OpenLinux eServer 2.3 server platform. This bundle represents the first of several planned joint-marketing initiatives between Pervasive Software, a leading provider of infrastructure software that delivers the freedom to create applications for everyone, everywhere, and Caldera Systems, the leading supplier of "Linux for eBusiness" solutions.
Tango 2000 Application Server for Linux--Pervasive's Web infrastructure solution for the rapidly growing Linux community--includes a copy of the Pervasive.SQL SQL
in full Structured Query Language.
Computer programming language used for retrieving records or parts of records in databases and performing various calculations before displaying the results. (TM) 2000 Server database engine for Linux. The combination of these two Pervasive server products provides developers and integrators with a robust, zero-administration deployment solution for eBusiness applications in the Linux environment. Companies that use Tango to build and deploy dynamic Web sites and eBusiness applications include ASPstreet.com, Big Entertainment, Bungo.com, Colleges.com, Harbor Freight Tools Harbor Freight Tools is a retail tool and hardware company that started in 1968, primarily selling through its mail order catalog, which still exists today. The Camarillo, California-based company offers more than 7,000 varieties of tools on its web site, mail order catalog, and , LifeMap, Promptu, theglobe.com, the University of Oklahoma University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. , and many more. Additional Tango-powered sites and customers are listed at http://www.pervasive.com/products/tango/sites.html.
OpenLinux eServer 2.3 from Caldera Systems is the first Linux product to include Webmin, the powerful Web-based remote administration tool A Remote administration tool is used to remotely connect and manage a single or multiple computers with a variety of tools, such as:
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. that provides developers with a comprehensive platform for deploying and managing Linux-based eBusiness solutions. With more than 20 server-specific Internet applications including IBM's WebSphere and Java Run-time Environment (language) Java Run-Time Environment - (JRE) The part of the Java Development Kit required to run Java programs. The JRE consists of the Java Virtual Machine, the Java platform core classes and supporting files. , ten major server products and easy, Web-based remote management, OpenLinux eServer 2.3 is designed to save hours of configuration and administration time.
"Among the most exciting developments in today's Internet economy The Internet Economy refers to conducting business through markets whose infrastructure is based on the Internet and World-Wide Web. An Internet economy differs from a traditional economy in a number of ways, including: communication, market segmentation, distribution costs, and price. are the proliferation of eBusiness applications and the migration of business-critical applications to Linux platforms, such as Caldera's OpenLinux operating system," said Ron Harris, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Pervasive Software. "Together, Pervasive Software and Caldera Systems have delivered a bundled software solution that addresses these two industry trends. The combination of Tango 2000 and OpenLinux eServer gives developers a server platform for Linux that radically simplifies the deployment and ongoing management of eBusiness applications, making it easier to jump-start businesses to the Internet. The relationship between Pervasive and Caldera also gives our respective customers and channel partners access to leading-edge Web and Linux server technologies optimized for eBusiness."
"OpenLinux eServer 2.3 and Tango 2000 provide an exceptionally good fit as a Linux bundle because both products are designed to speed the deployment of eBusiness applications," said Benoy Tamang, vice president of Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions, Caldera Systems, Inc. "OpenLinux eServer and Tango 2000 make it easier and more cost-effective to manage applications, all in the stability of a Linux environment. Using the Caldera and Pervasive bundle, developers will be able to deliver scalable, Linux-based eBusiness solutions at Internet speed."
Pricing and Availability
The Tango 2000 Application Server and OpenLinux eServer bundle is available in two versions from Solutions4SURE.com, an industry-leading online computer product resource for today's businesses. The bundle featuring the Small Business Edition of Tango 2000 sells for $959.99, and the second bundle featuring the standard edition of Tango 2000 sells for $2,399.99. Both bundles include a copy of Caldera's OpenLinux eServer Release 2.3. To order the bundle, contact Solutions4SURE.com at (800) 595-9333, or visit www.solutions4SURE.com/pervasive.
Purchasers of either software bundle version also receive a free copy of the award-winning Tango Development Studio from Pervasive Software--a $495 value. Versions of the Tango Development Studio are available only for the Windows NT and Mac OS environments. Contact Pervasive for more details about the free Tango Development Studio offer.
For more information about purchasing the software bundle, to download a trial copy of Tango 2000, or to obtain pricing for Solaris, Windows NT and Macintosh versions of Tango 2000, please visit the company Web site at www.pervasive.com or call Pervasive at (800) 287-4383.
For more information about Caldera Systems and OpenLinux solutions, please visit the Caldera Web site at www.calderasystems.com. In the US, please call (888) GO-Linux ((888) 465-4689). In Europe, please call (801) 765-4999 or contact us via email at email@example.com.
About Tango 2000
Tango 2000 is a next-generation Web development environment that dramatically improves the time-to-market to develop and deploy critical eBusiness applications. With Tango 2000, developers can create and deploy the dynamic, database-driven Web applications today's customers require--and do so quickly, cost-effectively and with remarkable flexibility. Because it combines sophisticated yet easy-to-use technology with an open, extensible architecture, Tango 2000 provides best-of-breed Web development capabilities for Webmasters, professional developers and non-professionals alike.
The Tango Development Studio is one of the most efficient visual programming environments available for designing, building and testing Web applications, enabling developers to represent business logic visually. The Tango Application Server enables scalable cross-platform deployment on today's most widely used platforms (Linux, Solaris, Windows NT and Macintosh). Tango 2000 includes a copy of the Pervasive.SQL database, robust reporting functionality and full support for leading databases and industry standards such as XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
in full Common Gateway Interface.
Specification by which a Web server passes data between itself and an application program. Typically, a Web user will make a request of the Web server, which in turn passes the request to a CGI application program. , among others.
About Caldera Systems, Inc.
Caldera Systems, Inc. is the "Linux for Business and Linux for eBusiness" technology leader in designing, developing and marketing Linux-based business solutions, including its award-winning OpenLinux, NetWare for Linux, Linux technical training, certification and support. Caldera Systems is a leader in, and supporter of Linux Standard Base See LSB. (LSB (Linux Standard Base) A standard interface (ABI) for Linux from the Linux Foundation (www.linux-foundation.org). Introduced in 2001 by the Free Standards Group, which later became the Linux Foundation, applications based on the LSB standard will run properly under ) and Linux Professional Institute (LPI (Lines Per Inch) The number of lines printed in a vertical inch.
(language) LPI - A PL/I interpreter for IBM PCs and workstations.
E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. ). Caldera Systems offers a comprehensive line of services including on-site consulting, 24x7 support--up to and including--on-site board swap. Caldera Systems Authorized Linux Education Centers (ALECs) offer distribution-neutral Linux training and certification based on LPI certification standards. The OpenLinux operating system and related services are available from Caldera Systems, and Caldera Systems resellers, partners, distributors and supporters like IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , Motorola, Fujitsu, MTI MTI Ministry of Trade and Industry (Singapore)
MTI Metal Treating Institute
MTI Moving Target Indicator (radar)
MTI Magyar Távirati Iroda (news agency in Budapest, Hungary) and Helius.
Caldera Systems, Inc. is based in Orem, UT., with offices and 750+ resellers worldwide. Please visit Caldera Systems at www.calderasystems.com. In the US, please call 888-GO-Linux (888-465-4689). For US technical support, please call (801)-443-1000. In Europe, please call (801) 765-4999 or contact us via e-mail at email@example.com. To become an eSolutions Provider (eSP(TM)), please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (877) G0-LINUX toll-free in the US or Canada. For more information about Caldera's eSP program, please visit www.calderasystems.com/partners/esp.
About Pervasive Software
Pervasive Software Inc. (Nasdaq:PVSW) delivers the freedom to create applications for everyone, everywhere. The company's innovative software powers the next generation of pervasive computing, enabling eBusiness applications to reach beyond the desktop and easily share information across everything from handheld devices to information appliances and the Internet. A channel of more than 10,000 independent software vendors (ISVs), developers, value-added resellers (VARs) and partners builds, distributes and manages thousands of Pervasive-based applications on computing platforms across many corporate, mainstream and vertical markets.
Based in Austin, Texas, Pervasive has offices in Canada, Europe, Japan, North Asia and Southeast Asia, as well as 70 distributors covering 80 countries. Visit Pervasive on the Web at www.pervasive.com or call (800) 287-4383.
This release may contain forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor Safe Harbor
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2. A form of shark repellent implemented by a target company acquiring a business that is so poorly regulated that the target itself is less attractive. provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees and of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally preceded by words such as "may," "plans," "expects," "believes," "anticipates" or "intends." Forward-looking statements in this release about the Tango 2000 Application Server for Linux and OpenLinux eServer 2.3 software bundle involve the risk that shipments for the Linux operating system will not grow as rapidly as anticipated or at all, that the Tango 2000 Application Server and Open Linux eServer 2.3 software bundle will not achieve customer and market acceptance among Web developers for the Linux operating system and that Linux-based eBusiness applications mentioned in the release will not be developed using our Tango 2000 Application Server or Pervasive.SQL 2000 Server software. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon information available to Pervasive as of the date hereof, and Pervasive assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from Pervasive's current expectations. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include but are not limited to the factors and risks discussed in Pervasive's reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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