TechWeb: Corel Mulls Exiting Linux, CEO Says
Nov 18, 2000, 22:18 (10 Talkback[s])
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"...It might be selling its Linux operations or attempting
to buy another company that can shore up the business. Corel's
Linux operating system, and a Linux version of WordPerfect,
generate about 10 percent of Corel's revenue, which was $36.4
million in the quarter ended Aug. 31."
"But is Linux vital to Corel's business?"
"We're asking ourselves that very question," Burney said. "To be
successful in the Linux market, you need a wider product offering.
There's got to be some kind of acquisition. It could go either
- The Register: Corel moots Linux sell-off(Nov 18, 2000)
- ZDNet: Corel: Still full-speed ahead on Linux(Nov 15, 2000)
- Linux Format: Corel: In bed with the enemy?(Oct 19, 2000)
- Microsoft considers apps for Linux(Oct 19, 2000)
- Ottawa Citizen: Corel deal gives Microsoft inside track on Linux(Oct 14, 2000)
- Corel CEO Burney on CNBC: Linux and .NET(Oct 04, 2000)
- LinuxPlanet: .comment: Microsoft and Corel -- Not Good News(Oct 03, 2000)
- Little Substantive Linux Information in Corel/Microsoft Deal: Details to Come(Oct 03, 2000)
- Canada Computes: A case study in survival: Corel made the right decision, analysts say(Sep 12, 2000)
- The Standard: Who's Afraid of Linux?(Aug 15, 2000)
- Forbes: Buying Time - Battered by Microsoft, softwaremaker Corel has bet the farm on Linux(Apr 23, 2000)