Microsoft Loses Out to Sun Microsystems for Indian Government Contract

Posted by dave on Mar 18, 2004 5:45 AM EDT
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Sun Microsystems has claimed a big victory over arch-rival Microsoft in a ground-breaking deal with the government of Haryana, an Indian state that employs about 31,000. It will supply its desktop software, StarOffice, a low-cost alternative to Microsoft's Office based on the open-source Linux system.

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