BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION
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A company that sells a variety of PC softwaredevelopment and database systems. Borland was founded in1983 and initially became famous for their low-cost software,particularly Turbo Pascal, Turbo C, and Turbo Prolog.Current and past products include the Borland C++ C++ and Cdevelopement environment, the Paradox and dBASEdatabases, Delphi, JBuilder, and InterBase.Borland has approximately 1000 employees worldwide and hasoperations in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan,Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.Borland sold Quattro Pro to Novell in 1994 for $100M.Novell later sold the product to Corel Corporation, who alsobought Paradox. dBASE was sold in March (?) 1999 to dBaseInc.In Febuary 1998 Borland bought Visigenic Software, Inc..The company changed its name to Inprise Corporation on1998-04-29 and then on 2000-11-14 they announced they werechanging it back to Borland from the first quarter of 2001.Quarterly sales $69M, profits $61M (Aug 1994).$56M, $6.4M (July 2001) (http://borland.com/).Headquarters: 100 Borland Way, Scotts Valley, CA, 95066, USA.Telephone: +1 (408) 431 1000.
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