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Borland Software Corporation
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company A company that sells a variety of IBM PC software
development and database systems. Borland was founded in
1983 and initially became famous for their low-cost software,
particularly Turbo Pascal, Turbo C, and Turbo Prolog.
Current products include the Borland C++ C++ and C
developement environment, the Paradox and dBASE
Borland has approximately 1000 employees worldwide and has
operations 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 also
bought Paradox. dBASE also was sold in 1999.
In Febuary 1998 Borland bought Visigenic Software, Inc..