Sony to bundle StarOffice with select Euro Vaio desktops

“Sun Microsystems Wednesday announced a deal with a division of Sony to pre-install its StarOffice 6.0 productivity software on some Sony PCs sold in Europe, as it looks to eke out business in a market dominated by Microsoft’s Office software. The deal will put StarOffice 6.0 on select Sony Vaio desktops sold in Europe by the end of the year. ‘We expect that our relationship with Sony is going to expand to other countries and markets,’ Nancy Lee, group product marketing manager with Sun’s StarOffice division,” reports Matt Berger for InfoWorld. You can expect that some breakfasts are going down a bit hard in Redmond today. Gulp! Full story here.

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