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CRN: Sun Ray To Rise Next Wednesday

“Sun Microsystems Inc. is expected to unveil its latest thin
client, the Sun Ray Enterprise Appliance, next Wednesday in New
York.

The Sun Ray Enterprise Appliance, codenamed Corona,
is expected to run the Solaris operating system natively.
It also is expected to run Windows NT applications using
Solaris PC NetLink technology…”

“The new thin clients will also have access to the Star Office
desktop productivity suite Sun bought along with Star Division
Corp. earlier this week…”

“Unlike Sun’s JavaStation, which uses the distributed client
model and depends on Java client-side applications which have yet
to appear, none of the logic is present on the Sun Ray itself…
For instance, the rendering of the GUI on Sun Ray’s screen is the
result of pixels sent over the network…”


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