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