Sun Java Desktop System

The Sun Java Desktop System is a secure and comprehensive enterprise desktop software solution that combines the best of open source innovation with significant contributions from Sun. Java Desktop System is a major component of the Solaris 10 Operating System, x86 and SPARC architecture editions. Sun customers have the option of deploying the same desktop environment on Sun workstations, Sun Ray ultra-thin clients, as well as a broad range of non-Sun notebook and desktop systems with standard x86-based architectures.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, integrated desktop that includes GNOME 2.6, StarOffice 7, Evolution, Mozilla, and a full array of software utilities and accessories
  • Accessibility features (Comply with U.S. Government requirements)
  • Microsoft interoperability including Evolution Connector for MS Exchange Server


  • Designed to thrive in a Windows-centric world, Java Desktop System interoperates with Microsoft Office files, networked Windows printers, and Exchange servers as well as standards-based LDAP, mail, calendar, and Web servers.
  • Minimize threats from viruses and worms. Windows desktops are frequent targets of viruses and worms creating serious productivity drains and requiring expensive response teams. The Java Desktop System is less susceptible to virus and worm attacks due in part to a superior security architecture and the use of Java technology that confines actions to a restricted sandbox.
  • Java Desktop System is part of the Solaris 10 Operating System which is available as a free download. You can't beat that price! Not only does this compare very favorably with Microsoft Windows XP/Home, it also includes the advanced StarOffice office productivity suite, comparable to Microsoft Office, for no additional charge.


  • The most advanced operating system with rock-solid security
  • A modern, sleek desktop that is intuitive and user friendly for Solaris users

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