BW: Sun Announces StarOffice NOW Program for Partners, Service Providers and Software Integrators

“Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced StarOffice(TM) NOW, a
program designed for partners and other third parties (see quote
addendum) interested in providing the highly regarded productivity
suite, StarOffice(TM) software, to their subscribers, customers or
other end users.”

The StarOffice NOW program allows us to work with our
business partners, giving them the opportunity to add significant
value for their customers at little or no cost
,” said Marco
Boerries, vice president and general manager, Webtop and
Application Software, Sun Microsystems. “Service providers,
integrators, educational institutions and businesses can now offer
StarOffice software to customers as a free download or packaged for
their office productivity needs.”

“Sun’s StarOffice NOW program provides Service Providers and
integrators new ways to add value to customers who are demanding
quality in their office productivity tools, as well as having the
option to preinstall StarOffice software on PCs forming the bridge
to Sun’s StarPortal initiative. StarOffice software is web-ready,
ideal for mobile and disconnected users.”

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