Big names plan to pre-install Sun’s StarOffice

Sun Microsystems Inc. released word Thursday that a number of PC makers would pre-install the latest version of Sun’s open-source software productivity suite on their machines. (08/11/00)

Oracle’s Linuxization of software almost complete

Oracle Corp. is close to having its entire software portfolio running on Linux, with Wednesday’s announcement that the company’s Internet Application Server (iAS) 8i will support the open-source operating system. The vendor also announced expanded partnerships with four Linux distribution companies – Caldera Systems Inc., SuSE Linux AG, TurboLinux Inc. and VA Linux Systems Inc. (08/11/00)