E-Commerce Times: Applix Pushes FreeBSD OS

“Applix, Inc., (Nasdaq: APLX) a solutions provider for the UNIX
and Linux markets, has entered into a strategic distribution
agreement with Walnut Creek CDROM to bring its office suite product
and development resource tool to users of the FreeBSD (Free
Berkeley System Distribution) operating system.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Walnut Creek will
distribute the Applixware Office Version 4.4.2 and the Applix SHELF
visual open-source application development toolset and runtime
environment with their FreeBSD 3.3 Power Desktop package.

“Additionally, Applix will make its mounting resources available
to FreeBSD users of its software products via support through its
SmartBreak.com developer resource site.”

“Applix is dedicating extensive resources to develop
applications for open-source software environments, and the
feedback from our customers has been tremendous,” said R.J.
Grandpre, vice president of sales and marketing for the Applix
Linux Division.”