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Presswire: Sun Microsystems' 'StarPortal' initiative captures broad industry support

Sep 01, 1999, 18:27 (0 Talkback[s])

"Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) earlier today announced the next stage in portal computing with its unveiling of StarPortal (see separate release), a major initiative to provide word processing, presentation graphics, spreadsheet and other office software tools to any web browser and eventually portable devices. It is based on the award-winning StarOffice software suite technology Sun acquired in its recent purchase of privately held Star Division Corporation of Fremont, California in August. Sun is receiving broad industry support from key Internet Service Providers, software developers, Internet outsourcing companies and others in this effort to use StarPortal in accelerating acceptance of the network services model."

"Service Provider Partners"
AT&T...
AOL...
Bell South...
Corio, Inc. ..
Earthlink...
Engage
Fujitsu, Ltd. ...
Frontier Corporation...
GTE...
Interpath...
The Learningstation.com...
Liberate Technologies...
netASPx...
OpenTV, Inc. ...
Oracle Corporation...
PenTeleData, Inc. ...
Portera Systems, Inc. ...
Scientific Atlanta...
U S West...

"Linux Partners"
Caldera Systems, Inc. ...
Linuxcard, Inc. ...
Red Hat...

"End User Partners"
Riverdale School District...
Pennsylvania State University...
VA Research [VA Linux Systems]...

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