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COREL AND ACCULOGIC SECURE SCSI MARKETING ALLIANCE

 OTTAWA, Ontario, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Acculogic to bundle CorelSCSI with EISApport SCSI host adapters Corel Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: COSFF) and Acculogic, Inc., today announced an alliance to market turnkey SCSI solutions. With the agreement in place, Acculogic will include CorelSCSI(TM) software with their EISApport 32-bit SCSI host adapter, the world's first SCSI host adapter to utilize NCR's revolutionary 53C720 chip.
 "This marketing alliance between Acculogic and Corel will result in tremendous opportunities for customers who need the power and flexibility of the SCSI interface," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and CEO of Corel Corporation. "Together we combine our respective expertise in SCSI hardware and software and deliver the latest technology for peripheral connectivity."
 "CorelSCSI software combined with our hardware (the EISApport disk controller) for the first time gives users of DOS, Windows, OS/2 and Novell NetWare operating systems a turnkey solution to the SCSI peripheral compatibility," according to Mike Zachan, president of Acculogic, Inc. "Now they can purchase a SCSI peripheral, install it in seconds, and go to work on their PCs knowing that the software supports the hardware."
 Comprehensive SCSI Software
 CorelSCSI, Corel's comprehensive SCSI software, combined with Acculogic's EISApport 32-bit SCSI host adapters, allows the transparent integration of all major SCSI peripherals to DOS, Windows, Novell NetWare(R) file servers, and OS/2(R)-based systems.
 CorelSCSI allows the integration of up to seven of the following supported peripherals off a single host adapter:
 -- Hard drives
 -- Removable drives
 -- CD-ROM drives
 -- Floptical drives
 -- DAT drives
 -- QIC tape drives
 -- WORM optical drives
 -- Rewritable optical drives
 -- Multifunction optical drives
 -- Optical disk jukeboxes
 CorelSCSI also includes tape back-up software, CD-AUDIO, as well as additional utilities that let users customize the performance of the SCSI peripherals.
 EISApport
 The EISApport board is a high-performance 32-bit, EISA-bus master SCSI host adapter for 386 and 486 IBM-compatible PCs. It is fully compatible with, and supports, a wide range of today's most powerful peripherals, including hard disk, optical disk, CD-ROM and tape drives, required for file server and workstation applications. CorelSCSI software is included with the board to provide easy-to-use support for a variety of SCSI devices under Microsoft's MS-DOS and Windows, Novell NetWare and OS/2.
 Features include:
 -- Fast SCSI-II compatible,
 -- Support for synchronous SCSI bus data transfers up to a maximum
 of 10 megabytes per second, or asynchronous data transfers up to
 50MB per second,
 -- On-board floppy disk controller that supports 720KB, 1.44MB and
 the new 2.88MB, 3.5 inch floppy disk drives, as well as 360KB
 and 1.2MB, 5.25 inch floppy disk drives,
 -- Fully ASPI and CAM compatible.
 -- Integrated on-board 2 MIPS processor with 64-byte direct
 memory access first-in first-out (DMA FIFO) buffer, and
 -- Includes easy-to-use diagnostic, hardware set up and
 low-level format utilities to simplify installation and
 set-up of most complex SCSI systems.
 Pricing and Availability
 Available from Acculogic's distributors worldwide, the EISApport board with CorelSCSI will start shipping in March and will have a list price of $599 US.
 Corel will continue to offer CorelSCSI as a software only solution for $99 US, and $119 CDN.
 Acculogic
 Acculogic is a U.S. subsidiary of a $1 billion multinational corporation. It manufactures and markets high-quality, easy-to-install and use PC enhancement products for users who want to upgrade their IBM- compatible systems with the latest in memory and data storage technology. The company is headquartered in Orange County, California, and can be contacted at 1-800-234-7811.
 Corel Corporation
 Incorporated in 1985, Corel Corporation is known international throughout the high technology industry as a fast-paced computer software innovator. CorelDRAW(TM), Corel's industry leading graphics software is available in eleven languages and has to date won over 80 international awards from major trade publications. With a network of more than 80 distributors in 40 countries worldwide, Corel is traded on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE symbol: COS) and the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. Automated Quotation National Market System (NASDAQ-NMS symbol: COSFF).
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 /CONTACT: Janie Sullivan of Corel, 613-728-8200, ext. 1672/
 (COSFF)


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