Beaverton, Oregon April, 18 2000
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSE: COR) today announced an OEM deal with Computer Technology Link Corporation, a global leader in OEM and manufacturing, electronics, and communication products, which provides the latest technologies to computer systems.
Computer Technology Link Corporation will release a dual boot computer system bundled with Corel® LINUX® OS, WordPerfect® Office 2000 for Linux® OEM and Windows® 98.
“We’re very excited CTL Corporation has selected Corel as their Linux software solution partner,” said Jon Riis, director of OEM North American sales for Corel Corporation. “CTL has always been committed to providing a total solution that can be customized to fit each customer’s needs and requirements. With the addition of Corel LINUX OS and WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux OEM version with select desktop systems, CTL offers users the power of a dual boot system, making the transition to Linux a smoother one.”
“CTL is very excited to offer our customers an alternative,” said SJ Kim, president of Computer Technology Link Corporation. “We’re especially excited to be able to offer our customers computer systems with dual boot Corel LINUX OS/Windows capabilities. We think the dual boot option provides our customers with tremendous flexibility and value. We are predicting a very positive response from the market.”
By offering PC systems bundled with Corel LINUX OS, consumers have access to lower cost systems that provide the power, performance and stability of Linux without the need to install and configure the operating system. Making pre-installed Linux systems with a world-class comprehensive productivity suite like WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux readily available to users will increase the adoption of Linux in the desktop market.
About Computer Technology Link Corporation
Computer Technology Link Corporation (CTL) is a global corporation with offices throughout North America and Asia. CTL’s various facilities manufacture, market and distribute Personal Computers, Monitors and Servers. CTL is committed to expanding international and domestic operations by continually evolving to meet the needs of an ever changing market. CTL is headquarterd in Beaverton, Oregon. More information about CTL, the Student Education Lab Program and CTL’s products can be found at www.ctl.net and www.ctlmonitors.com
About Corel Corporation
Corel Corporation is an internationally recognized developer of award-winning business productivity, graphics and operating system solutions on the Windows®, Linux®, UNIX®, Macintosh® and Java™ platforms. Corel also develops market-leading, Web-based solutions including applications, contents, e-commerce and online services. For access to these services and more information go to www.corel.comor www.corelcity.com. Corel is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. Corel’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol CORL and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol COR.
Computer Technology Link Corp.