StarPortal

StarPortal

A version of Sun's Java-based StarOffice office suite that resides on a network server and runs from a Web browser. See StarOffice.
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The STARportal allows students, parents and teachers to go online and connect with STEM events such as workshops, educational programs and online competitions.
In another move aimed at accelerating the transition to the NC or server-centric paradigm, Sun recently unveiled its StarPortal initiative to make word processing, presentation graphics, spreadsheet, and other office software tools available free of charge from Web browsers and devices like 3Com's PalmPilot.
Sueltz also inherits the new Star Division office application suite and any potential headaches that will come from trying to take market share away from Microsoft on the desktop with the Windows and Linux versions of the StarOffice suite and from trying to launch a Java-based network computing version of the StarOffice suite, called StarPortal.
Sun expects the service companies to integrate StarPortal alongside the ERP, CRM, SFA and other applications as part of the hosted services they provide for customers and employees.
Sun decided not to roll SunRay's debut into the announcement of its StarPortal strategy based upon the acquisition of Star Division yesterday because it wants to keep the momentum going for as long as possible.
A future StarPortal offering is said to be in the making to update the office suite metaphor for web-based portals.