Archive | 2001

Sun’s 900 MHZ UltraSPARC® III Processors Enterprise-Class Performance of SUN FIRET 280R Servers for Entry-Level Market

Twenty Percent Performance Boost in Sun Fire 280R Servers Improve Enterprise-Class Availability at Entry-Level Pricing Santa Clara, Calif. December 15, 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced the availability of the 900 MHz UltraSPARC[tm] III processor for the Sun Fire™ 280R rack-optimized, entry-level server, delivering enterprise-class features and availability for today's most demanding applications. The Sun Fire 280R server with 900 MHz UltraSPARC III processors comes Read more [...]

SUN’s New Ready-To-Deploy Cluster Platform 280/3 Delivers High Availability, Low TCO

Latest UltraSPARC® III Chip-Based SunTone[tm] Cluster Platform Decreases Complexity and Cuts Deployment Time up to 80 Percent Santa Clara, Calif. November 8 , 2001 Building on then proven methodology of its successful Cluster Platform 220/1000, Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced its next-generation, entry-level Cluster Platform 280/3, which provide significantly greater memory and storage flexibility. The fourth offering to be added to the family of SunTone™ Cluster Platforms, the Read more [...]

SUN Announces the First NETRA Server to Use Latest UltraSPARC® III Technology

The Netra 20 Server Beats UNIX Competition by Delivering the Most Compute Density of Any NEBS Level 3-Certified Two Processor Server Santa Clara, Calif. October 29, 2001 Taking reliability, performance, and total cost of ownership (TCO) to the next level in the Netra[tm] server product line , Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced the first UltraSPARC® III processor-based Netra server. The new Netra 20 server is rack-optimized and ruggedized for telecommunications and government customers who Read more [...]

Fujitsu Technology Solutions PRIMEPOWER Servers Extend Existing Lead in Performance and Value

Leaves UNIX Competitors IBM, HP, and Compaq Even Further Behind with a 20-Percent Processor-Speed Upgrade and Other Business-Supporting Enhancements Santa Clara, Calif. October 9, 2001 Following a recent, dramatic TPC performance benchmark in which PRIMEPOWERTM servers doubled the performance of the closest competitor, Fujitsu Technology Solutions today announced that it has given its PRIMEPOWER servers an additional 20-percent performance boost. Fujitsu® SPARC® compliant, SolarisTM compatible Read more [...]

Sun Microsystems UltraSPARC® III Systems Power Innovation Computing Solutions, From Pills to Planets

Technology Visionaries Worldwide Compute with Sun's UltraSPARC III Servers and Workstations Palo Alto, Calif. September 19, 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. UltraSPARC® III processor-based systems are at the heart of innovative research and are solving the world's most difficult problems, from pharmaceuticals to Formula One racing to cosmology. UltraSPARC III processors power the Sun Fire[tm] Midframe family of servers, the Sun Fire 280R entry-level server, and the Sun Blade[tm] 1000 workstation. Read more [...]

SUN Boosts the Speed of theNETRA™ X1 Server

The Only Sub-$1000 UNIX Server Now Comes with a Faster Processor, More Memory and Quicker Drives Palo Alto, Calif. August 27, 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced that it has nearly doubled the performance of its popular rack-optimized Netra[tm] X1 thin server while keeping the same low price of $995. This complete one processor, rack-mountable, thin server presents an affordable entree to Sun[tm] technology for Internet services ranging from e-mail and messaging to Web hosting and DNS services. Sun Read more [...]

SUN Extends iFORCE[SM] Partner Community to Capture Small and Medium-Sized Business Market

CDW Becomes Sun's First Volume Channel Provider, Offering Entry-level Sun Servers, Desktops and Appliances Palo Alto, Calif. August 21, 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced a new category of partners within its iForce[sm] program, Volume Channel Providers (VCPs). VCPs will offer Sun's low cost entry-level servers, desktops and appliances to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), marking its entry to the volume market. CDW Computer Centers, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDWC), a direct solutions Read more [...]

SUN AND TI Release Copper Interconnect-Based UltraSPARC® III Processors To Systems Manufacturing

At 900 MHz, the World's Fastest 64-bit Workstation-Server Processor Dallas, TX. July 30 , 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) and Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN), confirmed today that copper interconnect-based versions of the award-winning UltraSPARC® III microprocessor have passed all internal qualifications tests and are planned for shipment in Sun Blade[tm] 1000 workstations within the next 90 days. At 900 MHz, the new version of the UltraSPARC III processor combines copper Read more [...]

SUN FIRE Servers Outshine IBM’S In JAVA Technology Performane by up to 35%

Palo Alto, CA April 4, 2001 Sun Microsytems, Inc. today announced that its recently introduced Sun Fire[tm] servers have captured the lead in Java technology performance. These new SPECjbb2000 server-side performance results are world records in Java technology performance and beat the previous results for this benchmark posted by IBM for this benchmark by up to 35 percent. Unlike IBM, Sun's systems provide a single, highly scalable architecture across the entire product family. The Sun Fire Midframe Read more [...]

Sun Microsystems and Electric Image Announce Plans for First 3D Animation, 64-Bit Worksstation Promotional Offer For Less Than $3,000

Sun Blade™ 100 Workstations with Electric Image Universe Software Offer Workstation-Class Performance and Professional Quality 3D Graphics Palo Alto, CA February 27, 2001 Continuing its momentum in digital content creation markets, Sun Microsystems, Inc today announced its plans to offer a professional-level 3D animation promotional package that runs on the new Sun Blade[tm] 100 workstation and is powered by Electric Image's new Universe 3D animation software. The combined hardware and software Read more [...]