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VNUNet: Get connected, says Sun's McNealy

Jan 08, 2000, 15:54 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Howells)

"Standalone devices will soon be obsolete and so consumers must "simply connect", warned Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystem's chairman and chief executive."

""The big challenge we all face is to make them connect and work," he said. "The only way we can do this is by getting them to speak the same language."

"Pushing the company's own Java and Jini technologies McNealy's crystal ball predicted that Microsoft Windows CE would not win in the home networking battle."

""Don't go Windows. Linux is free, it's smaller, faster, better and has got more people working on it than the entire state of Washington."

"McNealy believes more and more companies will adopt the Linux free model. "Things will go for free," he said."

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