Merlin Software Extends Online Presence

Merlin and Tucows Sign Distribution Deal



Mar 22, 2001, 00:00 ET from Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc.

    BURNABY, British Columbia, March 22 /PRNewswire/ --
 Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   MLSW), a
 leading provider of Linux based software applications and utilities, including
 PerfectBackUP+ 7.0, today announced that it had entered into an agreement with
 Tucows, a leading distributor of e-business services and applications on the
 Internet, to resell its products.
     "This is a significant deal for Merlin as it provides us direct access to
 more than 12 million unique Linux visitors a month," commented Jim Baglot,
 Vice President of Sales. "The reach of Tucows will give Merlin an opportunity
 to deploy both a trial version of PerfectBackUP+ and CommunicadoFAX as well as
 enabling Tucows' extensive customer base the opportunity to buy both
 PerfectBackUP+ and CommnunicadoFAX through Tucows' website."
     Merlin is a software publishing company that provides Linux, UNIX, Windows
 and Mac users with unique Linux based products that dramatically improve
 productivity.
 
     About Merlin
     Merlin is known for award winning software, such as PerfectBACKUP+7.0, a
 fast, easy and powerful system backup application and Communicado FAX 4.0, a
 cross platform fax utility for Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Windows users.
 Merlin's applications operate on all major Linux distributions including those
 from Caldera, RedHat, S.u.S.E, Debian, Mandrake and Corel and Turbolinux.
 
     About Tucows
     Tucows is a leading distributor of e-business services and applications on
 the Internet. With a network of more than 5,000 Managed Service Providers
 (Internet Service Providers, Web Hosting companies, Domain Name Resellers and
 others) in more than 110 countries around the world, Tucows is the largest
 network of its kind. The Tucows site offers over 30,000 software titles in
 libraries located around the world, providing users with a fast local
 download. Tucows Inc. is an ICANN-accredited registrar. Tucows is the leading
 provider of wholesale domain name registrations and related services in the
 world. For more information, please visit:  http://www.opensrs.org or
 http://partner.tucows.com .
 
 

SOURCE Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc.
    BURNABY, British Columbia, March 22 /PRNewswire/ --
 Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   MLSW), a
 leading provider of Linux based software applications and utilities, including
 PerfectBackUP+ 7.0, today announced that it had entered into an agreement with
 Tucows, a leading distributor of e-business services and applications on the
 Internet, to resell its products.
     "This is a significant deal for Merlin as it provides us direct access to
 more than 12 million unique Linux visitors a month," commented Jim Baglot,
 Vice President of Sales. "The reach of Tucows will give Merlin an opportunity
 to deploy both a trial version of PerfectBackUP+ and CommunicadoFAX as well as
 enabling Tucows' extensive customer base the opportunity to buy both
 PerfectBackUP+ and CommnunicadoFAX through Tucows' website."
     Merlin is a software publishing company that provides Linux, UNIX, Windows
 and Mac users with unique Linux based products that dramatically improve
 productivity.
 
     About Merlin
     Merlin is known for award winning software, such as PerfectBACKUP+7.0, a
 fast, easy and powerful system backup application and Communicado FAX 4.0, a
 cross platform fax utility for Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Windows users.
 Merlin's applications operate on all major Linux distributions including those
 from Caldera, RedHat, S.u.S.E, Debian, Mandrake and Corel and Turbolinux.
 
     About Tucows
     Tucows is a leading distributor of e-business services and applications on
 the Internet. With a network of more than 5,000 Managed Service Providers
 (Internet Service Providers, Web Hosting companies, Domain Name Resellers and
 others) in more than 110 countries around the world, Tucows is the largest
 network of its kind. The Tucows site offers over 30,000 software titles in
 libraries located around the world, providing users with a fast local
 download. Tucows Inc. is an ICANN-accredited registrar. Tucows is the leading
 provider of wholesale domain name registrations and related services in the
 world. For more information, please visit:  http://www.opensrs.org or
 http://partner.tucows.com .
 
 SOURCE  Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc.