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Corel GPS Program Creates New Opportunities for the Channel


Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE), a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced the launch of Corel GPS, a new channel program designed to help partners maximize sales opportunities with Corel’s expanded software portfolio. As part of its new GPS program, the Company also announced today the launch of Corel Digital Media Sales Certification (CDMSC) to help partners harness new sales opportunities in the rapidly growing digital media market.

With the acquisition of Intervideo and Ulead, Corel now offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of content creation software for home and business use. The Company’s expanded portfolio features some of the world’s most popular software brands including CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Paint Shop Pro®, WinDVD®, Ulead® VideoStudio®, WinZip® and WordPerfect® Office. This broad offering of graphics, productivity and digital media software uniquely positions Corel to create exciting new solutions for channel partners and customers alike.

“Digital media software represents a massive opportunity for the channel and a strategic focus for Corel,” said Muffin Mott, vice president, channel sales, Americas at Corel Corporation. “Corel will work with our partners to provide the software, education, and flexible licensing options to help partners deliver more value to their existing customers while continuing to attract new customers in the rapidly growing digital media market, a market that is expected to grow by 10% to more than $1.2 billion over the next three years*.”

New Corel Digital Media Sales Certification
Developed to help solution providers become expert consultants in the area of digital media software, Corel Digital Media Sales Certification will be offered both online and through optional on-site training. Online modules will be delivered in partnership with, a leading technology training provider. The first CDMSC training modules will be available beginning in July 2007.

GPS: Growth. Profit. Success.
Corel GPS enables channel partners to set their own direction, working with Corel to customize a program based on their specific needs. Corel GPS provides the following resources to help Corel’s channel partners grow profitable sales:

Access to Corel’s award-winning portfolio of graphics, productivity and digital media software - all from a single source

New product education and sales support programs
Top-level technical support
Exclusive access to Corel’s partner portal, where partners can access downloadable marketing materials and a searchable product and pricing database
Flexible licensing programs that simplify license administration, speed software deployment and reduce the total cost of ownership
To learn more about Corel GPS or to become a Corel partner, please contact Corel at 1-888-267-3548 ext. 1090.


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