"Relationship Will Accelerate the Worldwide Adoption of the
Next-Generation User Experience, the Network User Environment."
"Eazel Inc., the developer of software and services to make
computers easier to use, today announced that Sun Microsystems
(Nasdaq:SUNW) will distribute Eazel's Nautilus software on the
upcoming GNOME 2.0 desktop user environment for the Solaris(TM)
operating environment. The combination of GNOME and Nautilus will
provide Linux and Solaris users with the same, easy-to-use user
environment across both platforms. In addition, Eazel and Sun will
work together to improve the accessibility, internationalization
and documentation of Nautilus."
"The relationship between Sun and Eazel will accelerate the
adoption of the Eazel Network User Environment (NUE), a new class
of user environment that takes full advantage of the Internet.
Unlike previous environments that were designed for standalone
desktops and applications, the NUE makes local and remote content,
community, commerce, and Internet services a fundamental part of
the user experience. Additionally, the NUE promises to create a new
standard for ease of use by freeing users from complex and tedious
system administration tasks such as system back-ups and software