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Address to the NetWinder/Linux community by Mac Brown, CEO of HCC

Jan 23, 1999, 19:19 (0 Talkback[s])

"Hardware Canada Computing (HCC) of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada recently signed a letter of intent to purchase the NetWinder Division of Corel Computer."

"... 25% of HCC shares will be used for the purchase of NetWinder from Corel Corporation. Dr. Mike Cowpland will sit on the board of directors of HCC and will be involved in the further development of the NetWinder."

"HCC plans on making the NetWinder a successful product. HCC knows how to design, manufacture, sell, and support computer hardware. HCC will market NetWinder through distributors and VARs worldwide. We will focus on the OEM embedded marketplace..."

"HCC believes in Linux. Our expertise in Unix will assist us in the transition into this marketplace. HCC plans on moving forward with an IPO to further support the development of the NetWinder..."

Complete letter.