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CRN: Sun Ray To Rise Next Wednesday

Sep 03, 1999, 15:21 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joseph F. Kovar)


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"Sun Microsystems Inc. is expected to unveil its latest thin client, the Sun Ray Enterprise Appliance, next Wednesday in New York.

The Sun Ray Enterprise Appliance, codenamed Corona, is expected to run the Solaris operating system natively. It also is expected to run Windows NT applications using Solaris PC NetLink technology..."

"The new thin clients will also have access to the Star Office desktop productivity suite Sun bought along with Star Division Corp. earlier this week..."

"Unlike Sun's JavaStation, which uses the distributed client model and depends on Java client-side applications which have yet to appear, none of the logic is present on the Sun Ray itself... For instance, the rendering of the GUI on Sun Ray's screen is the result of pixels sent over the network..."

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