Under the terms of the agreement, the developers at StormOS will develop the future Bordeaux (UI) User Interface and StormOS will receive an exclusive license to distribute all related intellectual property.
Users of StormOS will have the ability to run many of their favorite Microsoft Windows Programs on top of StormOS at no charge. With this agreement, every future StormOS user will be eligible for a free Bordeaux license.
Bordeaux 2.2 is currently in active development. With this partnership, The Bordeaux Technology Group is further strengthening its promising portfolio of products on Unix operating systems. The Bordeaux Technology Group will receive and own all development achievements, and will release the new User Interface in the upcoming 2.2 release of their Windows on Unix technology.
By entering into this research and development collaboration with StormOS, we are able to improve the end user experience with Wine technology's and bring a new and exciting User Interface to the Bordeaux product.
The agreement also provides StormOS with the ability to develop additional Windows on Unix technology's for distribution in the StormOS operating system.
About The Bordeaux Technology Group :
The Bordeaux Technology Group is a software services and development company specializing in Windows compatibility software. Users of Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac systems from time to time find themselves in the need to run specialized Windows software. The Bordeaux suite enables access to these programs and data in a seamless and low cost manner without requiring licensing of Microsoft Technology. The Bordeaux Group also provides migration services and support for alternative operating systems specializing in Windows compatibility.
About StormOS :
StormOS is the first desktop distribution based on the Nexenta Core Platform which combines the power of the Solaris kernel with the Ubuntu user-land and package management system. The project aims to create a lightweight OS that can scale from netbook to workstation including all the essentials out of the box.