UK’s NHS licenses Sun’s Java Desktop System

The U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) said this week that it purchased 5,000 licenses for Sun Microsystems Inc.’s Java Desktop System (JDS) as an alternative to Windows, in a move that could potentially open the door for greater use of the open-source software by the health agency.

The NHS is currently implementing a

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