TheDeal.com: Corel to sell off Linux assets
Jan 24, 2001, 16:46 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Corel's exit from the Linux scene was expected and welcomed by
"'The Linux desktop marketplace in the U.S. has been a
non-starter for Corel,' said Chris Le Tocq, an analyst with
technology research firm Gartner Interactive of Stamford, Conn.
'Corel's Linux strategy was a legacy of the Cowpland management,
and now they are shedding that legacy."
"'This new strategy makes a lot of sense,' said Jean Orr,
analyst for New York-based Bluestone Capital. 'Their lack of focus
has probably hindered their service to the existing customer base.
Plus, their best potential for growth is in the graphics market. I
never thought that the Linux operating system strategy would be a
money maker for them.'"
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