Visix was the company the created the Galaxy toolkit. It had the cool adds with the slogan "buzzword compliant!". Galaxy was a cross platform C/C++ toolkit. Companies would gladly pay $12,000 a developer seat for it. Then Sun released the Java Language. Galaxy went off the market within 2 years.
Believe it or not, I was at Salomon Brothers during the Bond Scandal!
Halsey Minor, 12's co-founder and chief executive officer, announced to its staff late last week that it will shut down as soon as January and return money that it hasn't invested to its financial backers. Two of the start-ups funded by 12 will continue operations.via wsj.com