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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..."

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