Computerworld.NZ: Sun Flies Desktop Linux Kite
Nov 19, 2002, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Broatch)
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"What are Sun's chances of successfully selling a Linux bundle
on the corporate desktop?
"Fair to good, suggest users and analysts, who cite price
advantages, 'dissonance' from Microsoft's Software Assurance
licensing scheme and a less proprietary desktop environment as
elements in its favour.
"Sun's California-based desktop solutions marketing director,
Tony Siress, swooped in earlier in the month to talk to most of a
dozen customers here about the company's planned 'Linux desktop',
and claimed an enthusiastic response..."