Sun’s Desktop Linux Draws Interest

The OEM deals, with companies such as Tadpole Computer and Taiwan-based Nature Worldwide Technology, are for such Sun products as the Java Desktop System, which contains a Linux-based operating system and related desktop software, the StarOffice software suite and Sun Ray thin clients.

The StarOffice suite is part of the Java Desktop System but is also sold separately.

“We’re doing better on the OEM front than we thought we’d be,” says Curtis Sasaki, Sun’s vice president of desktop solutions.

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