Borland Promotes Cross-Platform Windows(R)/Linux(R) Application Development

Promotional Pricing for the Desktop Version of Borland(R) Kylix(TM) Coincides

With Release of Borland(R) Delphi(TM) 6



May 29, 2001, 01:00 ET from Borland Software Corporation

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ --
 Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   BORL), a leader in e-business
 implementation platforms, today announced a 90-day limited time offer to
 purchase the Desktop edition of Borland(R) Kylix(TM), its award-winning
 Linux(R) application development product, for US$199.  Timed with the launch
 of "Kylix-Compatible" Borland(R) Delphi(TM) 6, the promotion is designed to
 address the demand for Windows(R)/Linux cross-platform application development
 and deployment. The promotion is also expected to rapidly generate a
 significant increase in the availability of Linux desktop applications. This
 offer expires August 23, 2001, unless extended by Borland in its sole
 discretion.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010118/BORLOGO )
     "The release of Delphi 6 with Kylix-Compatible CLX(TM) Technology
 completes the Windows/Linux cross-platform development circle, offering our
 customers a decided advantage and increased return on development investment
 when combined with Kylix," said Simon Thornhill, vice president and general
 manager of Borland RAD business unit. "As a leader in the application
 development space, Borland is taking bold actions to put cross-platform RAD
 development technology in the hands of developers everywhere."
     Thornhill added, "Borland is also very pleased with the performance and
 adoption of Kylix Server edition for Apache(TM). With the momentum of Linux on
 servers, we look forward to continued and increasing success of the Kylix
 Server edition for Apache Web application development, particularly in
 Oracle(R) and IBM(R) DB2(R) environments."
 
     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.
     Kylix Server Developer for professional and corporate Apache Web
 developers is available for US$1999, Desktop Developer for professional
 application developers is available for a 90-day limited time offer
 US$199.  For more information about Kylix, visit
 http://www.borland.com/kylix .
 
     About Borland(R) Delphi 6(TM)
     Borland Delphi 6 is the first rapid application development environment
 for Windows that fully supports new and emerging Web Services.  With Delphi 6,
 corporate or individual developers can create next generation e-business
 applications quickly and easily.  Major features include BizSnap(TM),
 WebSnap(TM) and DataSnap(TM) that enable developers to create applications
 that simplify business-to-business integration with full support for XML,
 SOAP, and WSDL.  Delphi 6's industry standard Web Services support enables
 immediate and ongoing integration with emerging Web Services based vendor
 platforms such as .Net(TM) and BizTalk(TM) from Microsoft, and ONE from Sun
 Microsystems.
     Delphi 6 is available in three versions:  Enterprise for professional and
 corporate developers for US$2999, Professional for professional application
 developers for US$999, and Personal for US$99 (with hardcopy documentation and
 CD).  Delphi 6 Enterprise, Professional, Personal editions will be generally
 available in the second quarter of 2001. For more information about Delphi 6,
 visit http://www.borland.com/delphi .
 
     About Borland
     Borland is a leading provider of high performance e-business
 implementation platforms designed to increase developer productivity and
 reduce time to market for enterprise software projects.  E-business
 implementation platforms consist of software products that allow businesses to
 develop, deploy and manage e-business applications.  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 http://www.borland.com/ , the community site at
 http://community.borland.com or call Borland at 800-632-2864.
 
     NOTE:  All Borland brand and product names are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of Borland Software Corporation, formerly known as Inprise
 Corporation, in the United States and other countries. Other names mentioned
 herein may be trademarks of the party using such names.  This release contains
 forward-looking statements. All statements that are not historical are
 forward-looking. Forward-looking statements may relate to, but are not limited
 to, Borland's future financial performance, capital expenditures, revenues,
 acquisitions, earnings, costs, product development plans, global expansion
 plans, estimated size of potential customer markets, demand for our products,
 the projected acceptance by existing or potential customers of new
 technologies and the potential features of, or benefits to be derived from,
 the products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, market and technological
 trends in the software industry and various economic and business trends. Such
 forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve a number of
 uncertainties and risks that may cause actual events or results to differ
 materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ
 materially include, among others, the following:  general economic factors and
 capital market conditions, general industry trends and the potential effects
 on us of competition in computer software product and services markets, growth
 rates in the software and professional services markets that we participate
 in, rapid technological change that can adversely affect the demand for our
 products, shifts in customer demand, market acceptance of new or enhanced
 products or services developed, marketed or sold by us, delays in scheduled
 product availability dates, actions or announcements by our competitors,
 software errors, reduction in sales to or loss of any significant customers,
 our ability to successfully integrate acquisitions, any failure by us to
 protect our intellectual property rights, the dependence of certain of our
 business units on licenses from third parties, our ability to attract and
 retain qualified personnel, and other factors described in our latest Annual
 Report on Form 10-K and our latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed by
 Borland Software Corporation with the SEC, copies of which may be obtained
 from the SEC at www.sec.gov. Borland undertakes no obligation to update any
 information contained in this release.
 
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SOURCE Borland Software Corporation
    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ --
 Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   BORL), a leader in e-business
 implementation platforms, today announced a 90-day limited time offer to
 purchase the Desktop edition of Borland(R) Kylix(TM), its award-winning
 Linux(R) application development product, for US$199.  Timed with the launch
 of "Kylix-Compatible" Borland(R) Delphi(TM) 6, the promotion is designed to
 address the demand for Windows(R)/Linux cross-platform application development
 and deployment. The promotion is also expected to rapidly generate a
 significant increase in the availability of Linux desktop applications. This
 offer expires August 23, 2001, unless extended by Borland in its sole
 discretion.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010118/BORLOGO )
     "The release of Delphi 6 with Kylix-Compatible CLX(TM) Technology
 completes the Windows/Linux cross-platform development circle, offering our
 customers a decided advantage and increased return on development investment
 when combined with Kylix," said Simon Thornhill, vice president and general
 manager of Borland RAD business unit. "As a leader in the application
 development space, Borland is taking bold actions to put cross-platform RAD
 development technology in the hands of developers everywhere."
     Thornhill added, "Borland is also very pleased with the performance and
 adoption of Kylix Server edition for Apache(TM). With the momentum of Linux on
 servers, we look forward to continued and increasing success of the Kylix
 Server edition for Apache Web application development, particularly in
 Oracle(R) and IBM(R) DB2(R) environments."
 
     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.
     Kylix Server Developer for professional and corporate Apache Web
 developers is available for US$1999, Desktop Developer for professional
 application developers is available for a 90-day limited time offer
 US$199.  For more information about Kylix, visit
 http://www.borland.com/kylix .
 
     About Borland(R) Delphi 6(TM)
     Borland Delphi 6 is the first rapid application development environment
 for Windows that fully supports new and emerging Web Services.  With Delphi 6,
 corporate or individual developers can create next generation e-business
 applications quickly and easily.  Major features include BizSnap(TM),
 WebSnap(TM) and DataSnap(TM) that enable developers to create applications
 that simplify business-to-business integration with full support for XML,
 SOAP, and WSDL.  Delphi 6's industry standard Web Services support enables
 immediate and ongoing integration with emerging Web Services based vendor
 platforms such as .Net(TM) and BizTalk(TM) from Microsoft, and ONE from Sun
 Microsystems.
     Delphi 6 is available in three versions:  Enterprise for professional and
 corporate developers for US$2999, Professional for professional application
 developers for US$999, and Personal for US$99 (with hardcopy documentation and
 CD).  Delphi 6 Enterprise, Professional, Personal editions will be generally
 available in the second quarter of 2001. For more information about Delphi 6,
 visit http://www.borland.com/delphi .
 
     About Borland
     Borland is a leading provider of high performance e-business
 implementation platforms designed to increase developer productivity and
 reduce time to market for enterprise software projects.  E-business
 implementation platforms consist of software products that allow businesses to
 develop, deploy and manage e-business applications.  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 http://www.borland.com/ , the community site at
 http://community.borland.com or call Borland at 800-632-2864.
 
     NOTE:  All Borland brand and product names are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of Borland Software Corporation, formerly known as Inprise
 Corporation, in the United States and other countries. Other names mentioned
 herein may be trademarks of the party using such names.  This release contains
 forward-looking statements. All statements that are not historical are
 forward-looking. Forward-looking statements may relate to, but are not limited
 to, Borland's future financial performance, capital expenditures, revenues,
 acquisitions, earnings, costs, product development plans, global expansion
 plans, estimated size of potential customer markets, demand for our products,
 the projected acceptance by existing or potential customers of new
 technologies and the potential features of, or benefits to be derived from,
 the products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, market and technological
 trends in the software industry and various economic and business trends. Such
 forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve a number of
 uncertainties and risks that may cause actual events or results to differ
 materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ
 materially include, among others, the following:  general economic factors and
 capital market conditions, general industry trends and the potential effects
 on us of competition in computer software product and services markets, growth
 rates in the software and professional services markets that we participate
 in, rapid technological change that can adversely affect the demand for our
 products, shifts in customer demand, market acceptance of new or enhanced
 products or services developed, marketed or sold by us, delays in scheduled
 product availability dates, actions or announcements by our competitors,
 software errors, reduction in sales to or loss of any significant customers,
 our ability to successfully integrate acquisitions, any failure by us to
 protect our intellectual property rights, the dependence of certain of our
 business units on licenses from third parties, our ability to attract and
 retain qualified personnel, and other factors described in our latest Annual
 Report on Form 10-K and our latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed by
 Borland Software Corporation with the SEC, copies of which may be obtained
 from the SEC at www.sec.gov. Borland undertakes no obligation to update any
 information contained in this release.
 
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