If there's anything wrong with the early copies of this new version, Ashton-Tate
will have another major embarrassment on its hands.
Microsoft, Lotus, Ashton-Tate
, and most of the major hardware vendors continue to pay lip service to support for third-party developers.
AMEX:EAG), a leading provider of broadband, Internet Protocol (IP) and satellite communications technology and services, announced today the appointment of David Micek, formerly with Texas Instruments, Borland and Ashton-Tate
, as chief operating officer, effective immediately.
He spent several years in software development and management at JPL on spacecraft data systems for NASA and at Ashton-Tate
on the development of dBASE IV.
was certainly the most conspicuous example in 1989 of a company that got in deep trouble by trying too hard to please Wall Street--but Tate wasn't the only company to rush an incomplete product out the door, stuff the distribution channel, or lay off talented people to achieve quick-fix cost-savings.
Neiser has also held marketing and a management positions at Ashton-Tate
(creator of dBase and acquired by Borland), and Carnation (a division of Nestle).
Schmidt originally joined Inprise/Borland as an employee of Ashton-Tate
As part of a general overhaul of support policies, the company says it will continue to offer higher-priced premium support plans--but these will bear little resemblance to the somewhat inflexible programs that Ashton-Tate
originally created for its corporate customers.
Prior to Camstar, Ellison held senior executive positions with Asymetrix, GTSI, Gupta Technologies, Ashton-Tate
, and Microsoft.
Probably the most aggressive player of inventory pinball has been Ashton-Tate
, which managed to keep up to six months of dBase inventory in motion before the big Tilt
Over the years, Cole has served in a variety of executive positions, including Chairman, President and CEO of Ashton-Tate
, an early leader in database software, and Chairman, President and CEO of NaviSoft, Inc.
Cavanaugh has held management positions at several high technology companies including Ashton-Tate
, Aldus, and Macromedia.