"Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced the
availability of Netscape 6 Preview Release (PR) 2 for Solaris
Operating Environment, an early access version of the Netscape 6
browser for its Solaris Operating Environment. Sun is committed
to bringing the leading browser technology to its customers and
Netscape 6 is the fastest, smallest and most secure version yet.
With this release, Sun is enabling customers of its Solaris
operating environment to evaluate and plan for deployment before
the release of the final version."
"Netscape 6 will keep our customers on the forefront of browser
technology and this preview release will give them a first
opportunity for evaluation and deployment," said Marco Boerries,
vice president and general manager of Webtop and Application
Software at Sun Microsystems, Inc. "In addition to giving our
customers the latest browser technology, we continue our commitment
to developing and supporting open technologies like the Mozilla
"In addition to providing this early access version, Sun will
continue to make contributions to the Mozilla project including
providing support for key industry standards like XML and will
continue supporting the open-source community through our Java (TM)
2 technology contributions. These contributions will provide
developers a compelling solution for writing Web-based Java
applications that integrate seamlessly with Netscape 6."