Sun lands another Linux desktop deal, with UK Gov't

Monday, December 08 2003 @ 05:14 AM CST

Contributed by: Anonymous

"Sun Microsystems's software strategy will pick up more steam Monday when the company plans to unveil an agreement with the U.K. government to distribute its Java enterprise software and Linux-based desktop operating system."

"SUN Microsystems, the under-pressure computer group, has beaten its rival Microsoft to a British government contract to fit 500,000 computers with its low-cost desktop software."