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Dec 03, 2003, 17:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Sun Microsystems Wednesday unveiled updates to its hardware and software lines as it positioned its Java brand for new competition with its fiercest rivals...

"McNealy also addressed its Holy War with Microsoft in the software space with the release of its latest Java Desktop System (formally known as Mad Hatter). The SUSE Linux-based platform is expected to ship December 8 and includes the StarOffice 7 word processor/spreadsheet/presentation platform; the Mozilla open source browser; Evolution e-mail client; RealNetworks' RealONE player and Macromedia Flash.

"The operating system also includes Looking Glass, a new visualization interface that lets users surf around in interactive 3D-like environments. One addition to the Desktop System is a management-wide tool..."

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