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Sun rises to Web services challenge

roundup Sun Microsystems has Microsoft in its sights, with an offering of free software and the possibility of a seat in a key Web services organization.

roundup Sun Microsystems has Microsoft in its sights, with an offering of free Web services software and the possibility of a seat in a key standards organization.

Sun wants to set Web services free
update How do you make friends in the Web services developer community? Give them e-commerce software for free. The strategy just might help Sun trump rival Microsoft.
June 19, 2002

Sun may get seat in standards group
A proposal being considered by the Web Services Interoperability Organization could pave the way for Sun Microsystems to join on equal footing with rivals Microsoft and IBM.
June 19, 2002

Web services: Ready, set, wait
Web services may someday emerge as a standard piece of every big company's technology arsenal, but for now, they won't do much to revive tech spending.
June 18, 2002

previous coverage
Sun plays catch-up with Web services
Sensing it has fallen behind rivals Microsoft and IBM in Web services leadership, the company is launching a renewed strategy in an attempt to play catch-up.
June 14, 2002