Archive | 2000

SUN Is Undisputed UNIX Server Market Leader — Shipped More Systems Than HP, IBM and COMPAQ Combined

IDC Report Reveals Sun Leads in UNIX Server Shipments for Record 14th Quarter, Doubles Growth in Total Server Market Palo Alto, CA December 13, 2000 Sun Microsystems, Inc. continued its commanding lead over HP, IBM and Compaq in the UNIX server market. Sun led the total UNIX server market in both shipments and revenue -- and for the second quarter in a row, Sun shipped more servers than HP, IBM and Compaq COMBINED. According to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Q3CY00 Server Tracker Report, Read more [...]

SUN’s McNealy: Uptime is All That Matters

Lake Buena Vista, FL October 17, 2000 Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq:SUNW - news) CEO Scott McNealy used the occasion of this morning's "Mastermind Interview" at the Gartner Group's IT Expo to hint at good news due tomorrow in Sun's quarterly financial call. Responding to a Gartner executive's question here about fol low-on servers to Sun's UltraSPARC II, which was described as "long in the tooth," McNealy quipped, "Our earnings tomorrow will show how long in the tooth it is." He also said that Sun Read more [...]

The July 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

July 31, 2000 Issue No. 82 I. SPARC NEWS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S REPRESENTATIVE FROM DATARAM CORPORATION REBEL.COM INTRODUCES EXPANDED INTERNET SECURITY CAPABILITIES IN NETWINDER OFFICESERVER 2.0 FORCE ANNOUNCES THE 'RUNNING WITH FORCE' THIRD-PARTY ALLIANCE PROGRAM THEMIS COMPUTER's UltraSPARC USPIIi-1V TAKES 40 G'S PASSING A SERIES OF SHOCK AND VIBRATION TESTS, EXCEEDING Mil STANDARD 810E REQUIREMENTS! RAVE ANNOUNCES THEY WILL MANUFACTURE, INTEGRATE, AND SUPPLY LINUX SOLUTIONS ON SPARC Read more [...]

The June 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

June 30, 2000 Issue No. 81 I. SPARC NEWS RAVE'S SPARC SYSTEMS EXTEND WARRANTY TO TWO YEARS TADPOLE-RDI JOINS SUN MICROSYSTEMS' GLOBAL STAROFFICE NOW INITIATIVE FORCE COMPUTERS SHIPS HIGH AVAILABILITY COMPACT PCI MANAGEMENT SERVERS TO ALCATEL TADPOLE PARTNERS WITH POINTBASE TO ENHANCE ITS JAVA-BASED OFFERINGS FOR MOBILE MARKETS KINGSTON EXPANDS MEMORY MODULE MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES TO INCLUDE BACK-END ASSEMBLY OF CHIPS FROM WAFERS POINTBASE AND TADPOLE TEAM UP AT JAVAONE WITH MOBILE Read more [...]

The May 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

April 31, 2000 Issue No. 79 I. SPARC NEWS SPARC INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES NEW MEMBER VIRTIUM RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC., ANNOUNCES A NEW RACKMOUNT CHASSIS FOR SUN UltraAXi SPARCengine TADPOLE'S PORTABLE WORKSTATION UltraBookIIi BECOMES MOBILE BUSINESS HUB OF LEADING E-BUSINESS VENDOR BROADVISION NEW RUGGED ENTERPRISE SERVER FROM THEMIS COMPUTER BOLDLY GOES WHERE OTHER MILITARY SPARC SYSTEMS CANNOT RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC. FEATURES RAVES INTEGRATED RACKMOUNT-ULTRA60 II.SPARCSHOP I. Read more [...]

The March 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

March 31, 2000 Issue No. 78 I. SPARC NEWS RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC. FEATURES RAVE'S INTEGRATED RACKMOUNT-ULTRA60 ON-LINE! DETECTIVE RELEASE 13.0 BIGGER BETTER ANOTHER US FEDERAL AGENCY FINDS PORTABLE UNIX SEMPER FI REPLACE SUN FE HANDBOOKS II. SCD CERTIFIED & PVT VERIFIED TESTING ADDITIONS IN MARCH III.SPARCSHOP I. SPARC News I. A. - RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC. FEATURES RAVE'S INTEGRATED RACKMOUNT-ULTRA60 Sterling Heights, MI--March 9, 2000--Rave Computer Association, Read more [...]

The February 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

February 29 , 2000 Issue No. 77 I. SPARC NEWS SPARC INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES NEW CHAIRMAN AND CEO SPARC INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES NEW MEMBER TRANSTEC SPARC MACHINES WITH PREINSTALLED LINUX GET SUN NOD INTEL, SUN IN RIFT OVER INTEL'S ITANIUM CHIP TADPOLE-RDI INCREASES SELLING AND FIELD TRAINING CAPABILITIES OF SUN COMPUTING SOFTWARE AND E-COMMERCE VENDORS TATUNG UNVEILS NEW LINE OF 450 MHZ ULTRA SPARC, QUAD-PROCESSING SERVERS RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC., PROVIDES QUALITY CUSTOM INTEGRATION SERVICES Read more [...]

The January 2000 Monthly Bulletin For Users Of SPARC Based Products

January 31 , 2000 Issue No. 76 I. SPARC NEWS RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC. OFFERS MOST POWERFUL RANGE OF PORTABLE WORKSTATIONS FOR SPARC(R) CUSTOMERS SUN DEBUTS SOLARIS[TM] 8 OPERATING ENVIRONMENT, THE ONLY OPERATING ENVIRONMENT THAT MARRIES DATACENTER AND DOTCOM REQUIREMENTS TADPOLE-RDI LAUNCHES ITS MOST POWERFUL RANGE OF PORTABLE WORKSTATIONS FOR SUN MICROSYSTEMS CUSTOMERS RAVE COMPUTER ASSOCIATION, INC., ANNOUNCES NEW RACKMOUNT CHASSIS FOR SUN ULTRA AX-MP MOTHERBOARD EMPRESS DATABASE NOW AVAILABLE Read more [...]