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Ashton-Tate Corporation

legal form Corporation
founding August 1980
resolution October 1991
Reason for dissolution Takeover by Borland
Seat Torrance , California
Number of employees 1750
Branch Software manufacturer

The Ashton-Tate Corporation was an American software company that became known for the development of the popular database program dBASE . Further products were Framework , MultiMate , InterBase , RapidFile and Javelin .

In September 1991 the company was bought by Borland . Ashton-Tates dBASE and InterBase were further developed and continued to be sold with success. dBASE Plus, a development environment for 32-bit applications, is distributed today by dataBased Intelligence Inc. InterBase is maintained by Borland.

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