Tarantella Web-Enabling Solutions Added to Spectrum Systems' GSA Schedule

Government Buying Vehicle Will Offer Federal Agencies Ease of Purchasing

Web-Enabling Software

Feb 15, 2001, 00:00 ET from Tarantella, Inc.

    FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Systems, Inc. announced
 today that Tarantella Enterprise 3 and Tarantella Express web-enabling
 software products from Tarantella Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The
 Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (Nasdaq:   SCOC), have been added to their General
 Services Administration/Federal Supply Service (GSA/FSS) Schedule
 (GS-35F-5192G). The GSA Schedule is a government wide procurement contract
 that combines "fair and reasonable" pricing with ease of procurement for a
 multitude of products and services.
     "Never before has it been so easy to give users access to your
 applications through a web browser," said Wayne Bergland, vice president North
 American sales for Tarantella.  "Tarantella web-enabling software makes it
 easy for organizations to deploy and manage more applications, from more
 servers, to more users, faster, with no rewrites.  It provides reliability,
 security, and scalability to agencies and organizations that have remote users
 requiring access to data and applications, regardless of whether they operate
 across a LAN, WAN or are dialing into a network.
     "Our customers rely on us to provide full-service solutions to accommodate
 their rapidly changing computing environments," said Ronald Segal, President
 of Spectrum Systems.  "Tarantella products are a welcome addition to our
 offerings that give our customers the ability to quickly and economically move
 their applications onto the Internet.  Many companies have been using Citrix
 MetaFrame to access their Windows applications. Tarantella is a more complete
 solution, particularly for environments with a large number of users, that
 enables customers to access heterogeneous applications through a single
     About Spectrum Systems
     Founded in 1986, Spectrum Systems' primary business is helping its
 customers to manage and protect their network/information assets more
 effectively.  Spectrum is dedicated to understanding the needs of its clients
 and economically satisfying those needs with the latest hardware, software and
 implementation strategies.  Spectrum provides innovative solutions by
 combining the best available products with superior service and technical
 expertise.  For more information on how Spectrum Systems can help you, please
 call Nancy Fallon at 703-591-7400 ext. 217 or visit Spectrum's Web site at
     About Tarantella, Inc.
     Tarantella, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Santa Cruz Operation,
 Inc., promotes web-enabling software technologies that connect clients,
 server-based applications, and networks. The Tarantella product line includes
 Tarantella Enterprise 3 web-enabling software for large companies and
 organizations; Tarantella Enterprise 3, ASP Edition, for Application Service
 Providers; and Tarantella Express for workgroup and departmental environments.
 Tarantella products provide access to Microsoft Windows, mainframe, AS/400,
 Linux and UNIX applications. For more information, go to www.tarantella.com.
     NOTE:  The Santa Cruz Operation, SCO, Tarantella, Tarantella Enterprise 3,
 Tarantella Enterprise 3 ASP Edition, Tarantella Express, and the Tarantella
 logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
 in the USA and other countries. UNIX is a trademark of The Open Group in the
 United States and other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of
 Microsoft Corporation in the US and other countries.  Linux is a trademark of
 Linus Torvalds. AS/400 is a registered trademark of International Business
 Machines Corporation in the USA and other countries.
     All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks of, and are
 used to identify products or services of their respective owners.

SOURCE Tarantella, Inc.