Java Desktop System


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Java Desktop System

A comprehensive client software environment from Oracle for its Solaris operating system. Java Desktop System (JDS), based on the Java 2 platform, includes the GNOME user interface, StarOffice application suite, Evolution e-mail and Mozilla browser. It also includes the NetBeans development tool. Originally running under Linux, support for Linux was dropped after Solaris was made open source. See Solaris, GNOME and StarOffice.
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This year, the forum will conduct verification tests with the Sun Java Desktop System to identify and develop additional usability functions for the Japanese market.
It will be possible, meanwhile, for the Java Desktop System to be recognized by Sim cards, supplied by telecoms operators and normally installed in cell phones.
These systems are offered with the latest release of the Java Desktop System running either the Solaris x86 OS or Linux.
Branding has also changed and while products that comprise Java Enterprise System, Java Desktop System and Java Enterprise Studio can still be purchased separately under the Sun ONE name, Sun ONE will be phased out.
AIB branch staff in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom will transition to the Java Desktop System during 2005 as part of the rollout by AIB of its New Branch Banking Platform (NBP).
Enterprises can now quickly set access rights and configure the Java Desktop System from a centralized location, improving worker productivity, reducing security risks and lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Sun Java Desktop System Release 2 with integrated management tools gives customers total control over the desktop environment, its applications, access rights and interface policies.
com, customers now have the ability to choose from a number of Microtel configurations running the Java Desktop System, enabling them to find a solution that fits their computing needs.
With the Java Desktop System and Sun Ray technology, we offer our government customers, in the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines, as well as enterprises a tightly integrated and tuned environment that will lower costs, deliver mobility with security, and has the software and support breadth to scale to our customers' mobile needs.
the creator and leading advocate of Java(TM) technology, today announced special pricing for qualified iForce reseller partners for the Sun Java(TM) Enterprise System and Sun Java Desktop System products: $50 per employee per year for Sun Java Enterprise System software and $25 per desktop per year for Sun Java Desktop System software.
At JavaOne, you will see the kinds of mission-critical applications written in Java that underscore the real opportunity of Java Computing for the corporate enterprise," said Steve Tirado, director of Java Desktop Systems for Sun Microsystems Computer Company.

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