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BW: Applix Announces Growth Strategy to Capitalize on eBusiness and Linux Market Opportunities

Mar 09, 2000, 18:22 (0 Talkback[s])

"Applix... unveiled today its plans for creating two dedicated business units, the eBusiness Division and the Linux Division, and increasing investments in these businesses for improved market visibility and accelerating revenue growth."

"Applix's Linux Division is a leading provider of Linux-based applications and technologies. The division markets Applixware and Applix Anyware productivity applications and tools for Linux desktops and server environments. It also owns and operates several innovative collaborative Linux Websites (CoSource.com and SmartBeak.com) and has developed a simple, easily accessible open source scripting language (SHELF). The Company's goal is to bring to reality the customer empowering nature of Linux by becoming a leading worldwide innovator of both open source and proprietary applications for Linux operating systems for use on the desktop and over the Internet. The key components of its strategy are to leverage its Applixware and Applix Anyware technology in the Linux and ASP (Application Service Provider) markets and promote the development of additional applications and enhancements by leveraging its CoSource.com and SmartBeak.com websites.

"The Company had previously announced that it plans to establish its Linux Division as an independent company..."

Press release.