Sun to give away Solaris 10 for free

Posted on Tuesday, November 16 2004 @ 0:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Taking a leaf from Linux's book, Sun Microsystems will later today make its newly developed Solaris 10 operating system available for free, charging customers only for support.

The latest version of Solaris is scheduled to be unveiled at an event in San José, California as part of the firm's quarterly roundup of product announcements.

Solaris 10 marks a major effort by Sun to regain some of the ground it lost over the past years to Linux, according to Mark McLain, vice president for software marketing at Sun.

Read more at VNU Net

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