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PC Week: Inprise's InterBase spin-off goes open-source route

Feb 18, 2000, 22:14 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Hammond)

"Inprise Corp. has made official the spin-off of its InterBase database division into a separate company, which will open the database's source code in an upgrade planned for mid-year."

"The new company, InterBase Corp., is headed by InterBase veterans Ann Harrison as president, Paul Beach as vice president of sales and marketing, and Jim Starkey, architectural advisor. It has 27 employees...."

"InterBase 6.0 will support Windows platforms, as well as Solaris and HP-UX. However, Fuller expects a growing share of the business to derive from InterBase's support for Linux, the open-source operating system."

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