Tarantella Now Supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Broadening Its Linux Offering for the Enterprise

November 18, 2003

Latest Software Release Adds Support for A Leading Linux Enterprise Platform Latest Software Release Adds Support for A Leading Linux Enterprise Platform

Santa Cruz, CA

Tarantella, Inc. (OTC: TTLA.PK), a leading supplier of secure application access software, today announced platform support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as part of the new product release, Tarantella Enterprise 3 version 3.4. Tarantella has always supported Linux as an install on platform for Enterprise 3 software. The support of this new platform meets the growing demand for Linux in the enterprise.

Tarantella Enterprise 3 software allows organizations to consolidate the deployment and management of applications in a secure centralized environment. This non-intrusive solution provides immediate Web-based access to all applications, desktops or information from any platform, across any network to any device. Core business applications written for Java™, UNIX®, Linux, mainframe and Windows® platforms, are delivered securely over the Internet without touching the infrastructure, changing the architecture or rewriting code.

In addition to the new platform support, the latest release will also offer Universal PDF printing, security enhancements, broader network compatibility, and TrueColor support for 24 Bit Color Windows application.

"Corporate computing utilizing Linux is a reality," stated William R. Botti, President and COO of Alternative Technology, distributor of Tarantella. "Tarantella Enterprise 3 software offers our customers the Linux solution they demand. Now they have a secure way to access their mission critical data and applications immediately over the Internet that scales to meet their changing business needs."

"Reducing costs while increasing performance, security and flexibility are top priorities in today's complex IT environments", said Uwe Heine, Chief Alliance Officer of SUSE Linux. "SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 8 combined with Tarantella Enterprise 3 software offers customers a robust, secure and well supported solution for remote access, server based computing, or consolidation initiatives."

"We continue to enhance Tarantella Enterprise 3 software to meet the needs of our customer base," said Doug Michels, CEO of Tarantella. "Tarantella is leading the market with a secure application access solution designed for the enterprise Linux platform. Our customers benefit from the Enterprise 3's proven performance, reliability and security".

Tarantella Enterprise 3 version 3.4 is available now. A 30 day evaluation copy may be downloaded from http://www.tarantella.com/download/. Complete update on what's new in Tarantella Enterprise 3 version 3.4 can be found at www.tarantella.com/what'snew.

About Tarantella, Inc.

Tarantella, Inc. (OTC:TTLA.PK) is a leading provider of purpose-built application access and deployment software to nearly 12,000 customers' sites worldwide. Tarantella enables organizations to access and manage information, data and applications across all platforms, networks and devices. Tarantella bridges the gap between vendors, ensuring that customers have complete access to business-critical information. Using Tarantella's software, customers realize the benefits of secure corporate data, maximizing return on existing IT assets and improved productivity. The company markets its products through key industry partnerships and a worldwide network of consultants and resellers. Tarantella is headquartered in Santa Cruz, Calif. For more information, please visit the Tarantella web site at http://www.tarantella.com.

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Novell, Inc. is a leading provider of information solutions that deliver secure identity management (Novell® Nsure™), Web application development (Novell exteNd™) and cross-platform networking services (Novell Nterprise™), all supported by strategic consulting and professional services (Novell NgageSM). Active in the open source community with its Ximian and SUSE Linux brands, Novell is firmly committed to open source and offers comprehensive Linux products and services for the enterprise, from the desktop to the server. Novell's vision of one Net - a world without information boundaries - helps customers realize the value of their information securely and economically. For more information, call Novell's Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272) or visit http://www.novell.com. Press should visit http://www.novell.com/pressroom.

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