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The Register: Sun and AOL Form StarOffice Pact for Cheap Desktops

Nov 19, 2003, 17:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Fresh off a major Linux desktop win in China, Sun Microsystems has found a PC friend closer to home with AOL now piloting a program to ship sub-$300 desktops running StarOffice.

"We predicted a move like this last week, and it's good to see Sun come through as promised so that El Reg appears somewhat on its game. The deal with AOL is expected to be the first wave of Sun linking with service providers to sell PCs on the cheap with bundled services. Have a stroll over here to see what all the fuss is about..."

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