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Presswire: Sun Microsystems, Inc. takes office productivity to the Net

StarPortal” Initiative to Accelerate Transition to
Service-Driven Network; Desktop Software Suite Available Now for
Free.

“Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) today announced the next
stage in portal computing with its unveiling of StarPortalTM, a
major initiative to provide word processing, presentation graphics,
spreadsheet and other office software tools to any web browser and
eventually portable devices. Sun announced broad industry support
from key Internet Service Providers, software developers, Internet
outsourcing companies and others in this effort…”

“StarOffice has the features and ease-of-use you’d demand in an
office software suite,” commented Zander. “Users can download it
today and get right to work. If you know Microsoft Office, you’ll
feel right at home. And best of all, you can open, modify and even
save files in Microsoft’s formats.”


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