PRNewswire: Applix Selects ALPNET to Enable Its Applixware Product Suite For the Chinese Market

“ALPNET, Inc. (Nasdaq: AILP), a world leader in Multilingual
Business to Business Services, has been selected by Applix, Inc.
(Nasdaq: APLX), a leading provider of applications for Linux and
UNIX desktops, to localize Applixware 5.0 Linux for the Chinese

“ALPNET will localize Applixware 5.0 for Linux in Simplified
Chinese, allowing Applix to move rapidly into the Asian
Applixware is a front office suite offering a set of
applications and technologies that enable users to solve problems,
whether they need powerful desktop productivity applications or
access to data from databases or other information sources.
Applixware for Linux provides high productivity applications for
the Linux desktop. ALPNET will complete the localization of
Applixware 5.0 for the Applix Words, Applix Spreadsheets, Applix
Graphics, Applix Presents, Applix Data and Applix Mail productivity
tools. ALPNET will also localize Applix Online Help and the Applix
Make it Happen Guide.”

“”Applix is dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s highly
competitive markets by delivering industry-leading, data access,
rapid application development and productivity tools to
organizations around the world. ALPNET’s multilingual expertise and
wide range of globalization services will help us in launching
Applixware 5.0 for Linux successfully in China. This market is
crucial for us, and ALPNET, with its operations in Asia, will be
crucial in helping us meet the needs of our customers in China,”
says Mr. RJ Grandpre, Vice President of Sales/Marketing, Applix,
Inc. “ALPNET’s experience in localizing Linux software, its
innovative use of language technology, industry standards and
process refinement, are definitively great assets in helping us
localize Applixware 5.0 for Linux efficiently in Chinese,” states
Ms. Cornelia Jaeger, Applix’s Localization Manager.”

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