At yesterday's official launch of the new Solaris 10 operating system in San Jose, Calif., Sun executives said Solaris will be issued next January under an "open-source" licensing plan similar to that used by the rival operating system Linux and the popular new &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2002/07/01/31474_.html ' target=_blank>Web browser Firefox.
Like Linux and Firefox, Solaris 10 will be available for free downloading over the Internet. Large corporate customers can pay for a Solaris contract, and get technical support and the latest bug fixes, for less than they now pay to buy Solaris outright, informs Boston Globe.
According to the Denver Post, by offering the Solaris 10 operating system for free, Sun hopes that customers will then sign up for its service contracts - which range from $120 to $360 per year, per person.
The USA does not have a picture of the strong Russia, and the Americans will never allow Russians become strong. Sanctions show how obvious the conflict is
Fearing that peace might break out with the two Koreas talking to each other, Washington instructed South Korean President to keep the message about anything but peace
The head of the British army, Nick Carter, said that Moscow was capable of taking "hostile actions" against the United Kingdom and NATO much earlier than expected