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BW: Applix Linux Division Signs Deal With Burlington Coat Factory...

Aug 10, 1999, 21:23 (4 Talkback[s])

"Applix, Inc.... announced today that the Company has signed a deal to provide the Burlington Coat Factory with their Applixware Office for Linux.

Burlington Coat Factory will deploy Applixware Office for Linux across their enterprise to 264 retail stores in the US and will use the software to provide word processing, spreadsheet, email and database capabilities to managers and employees. Burlington Coat had previously chosen Dell Computer Corporation to provide 1,250 PCs for office management applications running Red Hat Software Inc.'s version of Linux."

According to Michael Prince, Chief Information Officer of Burlington Coat Factory ... "We made the choice based on the features of the product along with it's ability to integrate into our corporate systems, I'm pleased to say that Applixware met all of our criteria, and in addition Applix' provision of technical support through their www.SmartBeak.com website assured us that we would get great service.' "

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