In addition to providing interoperability between applications in the desktop, the Java Desktop System provides interoperability at the enterprise level. Features include the following:
Users can access data, files, and printers with both Windows and UNIX environments.
The system can connect to existing backend systems, including Sun Java System Calendaring and Messaging servers and Active Directory, POP3, LDAP, and SMTP mail servers.
For further information about the desktop, see the Java Desktop System Release 3 User Guide. For further information about the applications included in the Java Desktop System, open Help in the desktop and select the specific application from the navigation pane.