Borland Stands Out at Linuxworld Expo

Kylix(TM) Wins Show Favorite Award at LinuxWorld

Feb 02, 2001, 00:00 ET from Borland Software Corporation

    NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Borland Software Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   BORL), a leading provider of e-business implementation platforms,
 today announced that it won the Show Favorite Award for Best Development Tools
 at LinuxWorld Expo.  Borland(R) Kylix(TM) was recognized by a panel of
 industry experts, including leading technical analysts, consultants and
 writers, for its innovation in open computing.
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     "We are honored to be the recipient of the LinuxWorld Expo Best Developers
 Tools award," said Simon Thornhill, vice president and general manager of RAD
 Products for Borland.  "We are proud that Kylix is being recognized for
 radically simplifying the development of native Linux(R) applications while
 leveraging the existing skills and knowledge of Windows(R) visual developers.
 Kylix will drastically reduce the cost of development, speed time-to-market
 for Linux applications and accelerate the adoption of Linux into the
     About Borland(R) Kylix(TM)
     Borland Kylix, the first native-code rapid application development (RAD)
 environment for the Linux platform, is a component-based development
 environment for two-way visual development of graphical user interface (GUI),
 Internet, database and web server applications. Kylix integrates a leading
 edge development environment, interactive debugger, intuitive visual designer
 and a comprehensive component palette to give developers the tools they need
 to deliver Linux applications fast.  Kylix's state of the art optimizing
 compiler is seamlessly integrated to produce high-performance applications at
 high-speed.  For more information about Kylix, visit .
     About Borland
     Borland is a leading provider of high performance e-business
 implementation solutions.  Borland is the vendor of choice for professional
 e-business solution providers who demand a vendor-independent implementation
 platform that supports rapid time to market, high productivity, performance
 and availability.  Founded in 1983, Borland is headquartered in Scotts Valley,
 California, with operations worldwide.  To learn more, visit Borland at , the community site at
 or call Borland at 800-632-2864.
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