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Corel Computer Launches the NetWinder Group Server

Full suite of Internet/Intranet services at fraction of
traditional server costs

Ottawa, Canada January 13, 1999 Corel Computer, a
division of Corel Corporation, today announced the availability of
the NetWinder Group Server, the latest addition to their family of
NetWinder thin servers.

The NetWinder Group Server offers departmental workgroups and small
businesses a wide range of Internet/intranet services in an
easy-to-use, affordable package. Based on the StrongARM® RISC
microprocessor and the Linux® operating system, the NetWinder
product family delivers powerful, cost-effective desktop and server
solutions.

The NetWinder Group Server with 32 MB RAM carries a suggested
retail price of US $979 for the diskless version, US $1,339 with 2
GB hard drive, US $1,629 with 4 GB hard drive and US $1,839 with 6
GB hard drive. Prices subject to change without notice. Dealers may
sell for less.

“The NetWinder Group Server provides a powerful, stable and highly
cost-effective platform for the delivery of Internet and intranet
services to workgroups and small businesses,” said Ron McNab,
executive vice president of Corel Computer. “Easy to set-up and
easy to use, the NetWinder Group Server combines a full suite of
workgroup services with powerful network administration tools, all
in one high-performance, affordable package.”

The NetWinder Group Server provides a full suite of
Internet/intranet services, including:

  • Web Publishing, with integrated support for HTTP/1.1, Common
    Gateway Interface (CGI) and Perl scripting
  • HTML Page Authoring, enabling individual users to create and
    edit their own Web page
  • E-mail Services, including automatic forwarding of messages and
    mail filter creation
  • Public and private threaded discussion, allowing workgroup
    communication and collaboration
  • Document indexing and searching, including a powerful search
    system to quickly locate documents on the NetWinder Group
    Server
  • Cross-Platform File Sharing and Transfer between the NetWinder
    Group Server and users of Windows NT®, Windows® 95 and
    Apple® platforms
  • Document Management enables users to organize documents into
    categories and assign searchable properties, such as keywords, to
    facilitate information access

NetWinder Group Server configuration

  • Linux 2.0.35 (Red Hat 5.1 with Corel Computer
    modifications)
  • Intel StrongARM (SA-110) 275 MHZ processor
  • 32 or 64 MB SDRAM options
  • Internal 2, 4, 6 GB hard disk options (2.5″ form factor)
  • 2 Ethernet connections: 10 Base-T and 10/100 Base-T
  • Parallel port (EPP/ECP), IrDA and serial ports (parallel port
    support for CD-ROM, Iomega® Zip 100 and Imation® LS
    120
  • 2 MB accelerated video: VGA, SVGA, XVGA
    – 640 x 480 true color (24bit)
    – 800 x 600 true color (24bit)
    – 1024 x 768 high color (16bit)
    – 1280 x 1024 256 color (8bit)
    – 1600 x 1280 256 color (8bit)
  • 16 bit sound 44.1 KHz sampling (CD quality)
  • Full duplex stereo in / out
  • Built-in microphone / speaker
  • NTSC/PAL (composite video in / out)
  • Onboard video capture and playback
  • Handset / headset (RJ11)
  • Standard PS2 compatible keyboard
  • Standard 2 or 3 button mouse (PS2-compatible)
  • External 110 or 220V to 12VDC, 12V at 1.5 amps DC
  • Available in standalone or 19″ rackmount units

Corel Computer
Corel Computer, a global player in the design and manufacture of
high quality thin-client, thin-server and video conferencing
products, markets the NetWinder and CorelVIDEO product lines as
part of a strategy to merge communications and computing on the
desktop. As a vigorous proponent of open standards and vendor
neutral technology, Corel Computer has incorporated the StrongARM
microprocessor and the Linux operating system into its compact,
powerful NetWinder network computing products. Each member of the
NetWinder product family delivers more than 250 MIPS yet typically
consumes a mere 15 watts, a fraction of the power drawn by most
systems. Its CorelVIDEO platform comprises reliable, scalable tools
for face-to-face video communications, whether across the hall or
around the world. Corel Computer is a division of Corel
Corporation, an award-winning developer of graphics software and
productivity applications. Company information is available on the
World Wide Web at www.corelcomputer.com.

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Corel, CorelVIDEO and NetWinder are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Corel Corporation. StrongARM is a
trademark of Advanced RISC Machines, Ltd. All product and company
names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
companies.

Corel Media Contact
Mark Lipson
[email protected]
613-788-6008 x6167