---

internetnews.com: Sun Desktop Rises in Japan Again

“Sun Microsystems has eked out its second major contract in
Japan for its Java Desktop System (JDS), the company said
Wednesday.

“The Santa Clara, Calif.-based network computer maker, which
made its JDS Release 2 software available last month, said it will
supply the Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA) in Japan
with its alternative to Microsoft Office.

“Sun has tread down this path before. In January, Sun signed a
supply deal, with Sourcenext, Japan’s largest computer products
distributor…”

Complete
Story