Consulting Times: StarSuite Begins Long Asian MarchDec 18, 2001, 10:29 (8 Talkback[s])
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"StarSuite 6 appears to have set off on a long march to challenge Microsoft's Asian monopoly of office productivity applications. With the blessings of the Chinese government, Sun Microsystems established an Engineering and Research Institute in Beijing. It then signed a definitive Technology Licensing and Distribution Agreement with three leading Chinese software companies to bundle StarSuite (the Asian version of StarOffice) as part of their Linux offerings. The three companies are CS&S Network Technology Co., Ltd., Red Flag Software Co., Ltd. and Beijing Co-Create Open Source Software Co., Ltd. (Co-Soft).
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