Microsoft last week denied US reports that it is developing a version of its Outlook Email client for Solaris. The US publication Federal Computer Week reported that Microsoft's move to port the client to Unix followed the rejection of NT and Exchange as too insecure by the US Army. The Army plumped for Lotus Notes and Solaris instead. Microsoft is said to want to salvage some of its US Army business by porting Outlook to Solaris.
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