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CCN: Corel Announces Strategic Alliance with Polywell Company Inc.

“Polywell Computers Inc. specializes in manufacturing custom
configurations for a wide range of computers. They have
extensiveexperience in delivering solutions for the Linux platform
and recognize Corel as a leader in bringing this operating system
to the desktop.”

“Polywell will bundle Corel’s Linux operating system and
WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux OEM with several of their
multi-boot systems.
These systems will be available for
purchase on-line at www.polywell.com/corelinux.html. Consumers will
also have the option to select Corel LINUX OS and WordPerfect
Office 2000 for Linux on all Polywell x86 systems.”

“”In offering PC systems with Linux bundled, consumers,
government and the corporate market have access to lower cost
systems that provide the power, performance and stability of Linux
without the need to install and configure the operating system,”
said Jon Riis, director of OEM Sales at Corel Corporation.
“Offering Corel LINUX OS, with a world-class productivity suite
like WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux, will help speed the
adoption of Linux in the desktop market.””


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