Archive | 2002

SUN MICROSYSTEMS DRIVES DOWN COST AND INCREASES FLEXIBILITY IN THE DATA CENTER WITH CAPACITY ON DEMAND 2.0

Enhanced COD Capability Lowers Up-Front Costs on Sun Fire Midframe and High-end Servers; Delivers Instant Access to Additional System Capacity SANTA CLARA, Calif. November 18, 2002 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today introduced Capacity on Demand 2.0, a dramatically enhanced "pay-as-you-go" computing option that lowers system acquisition costs while increasing scalability and flexibility in the data center. Customers can now purchase Sun Fire[tm] Midframe and high-end systems configured Read more [...]

SUN MICROSYSTEMS ACCELERATES UltraSPARC[tm] PROCESSOR DESIGN PROGRAM WITH NEW BURLINGTON, MASS. COMPUTE RANCH

New Facility Helps Sun Chip Designers Perform Equivalent of 15 Years of Engineering Computation in a Day-Proving Ground for Grid and N1[tm] Technologies BURLINGTON, Mass. November 6, 2002 Sun Microsystems, Inc. [NASDAQ: SUNW] accelerates development of new generations of the UltraSPARC® processor through today's grand opening of a new processor design compute ranch at the company's Burlington, Mass. campus. The new compute ranch joins a national network of facilities in Sunnyvale, Calif. and Read more [...]

SUN MICROSYSTEMS REVS UP SUN BLADE[tm] 2000 WORKSTATIONS WITH 1.015 GHZ ULTRASPARC® III CU CPU AT NO ADDED COST

New 1+ GHz Systems Deliver Superior Floating Point Performance Over Competitive SGI and HP Systems Santa Clara, Calif. Octomber 08, 2002 Sun Microsystems Inc. said it plans to use technology gained from a recent acquisition to develop specialized microprocessors that will have up to eight CPU cores on each chip and will be able to handle different forms of network traffic. Sun is working on a set of eight-core SPARC processors that could crunch transaction data and also take on IT tasks such as Read more [...]

SUN FIRE[tm] 280R SERVER NOW BOASTS 1.015 GHZ ULTRASPARC® III CU TECHNOLOGY, DELIVERS A COST-EFFECTIVE PLATFORM FOR SECURE WEB SERVICES

Enhanced Two-Way Entry Server Comes Bundled with Solaris[tm] Operating Environment and Sun[tm] ONE Software, Speeding Installation and Deployment for Customers Santa Clara, Calif. September 10, 2002 Answering customers' growing needs for a more secure and powerful Web services platform at an affordable price, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) delivers the Sun Fire[tm] 280R server featuring the 1.015 GHz UltraSPARC® III Cu processor and the scalable and secure Solaris[tm] Operating Environment Read more [...]

SUN UNVEILS NEW PRICE-LEADING 64-BIT WORKSTATION WITH SUN BLADE[tm] 150

The World's Top 64-Bit UNIX Workstation Vendor Boosts Performance by up to 63 Percent in Computing and 76 Percent in Graphics in New Entry-Level System Santa Clara, Calif. August 20, 2002 Reinforcing its worldwide leadership in the 64-bit workstation market, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) today introduced the new price leader in 64-bit UNIX desktops, the Sun Blade[tm] 150 workstation. Featuring Sun's latest 64-bit UltraSPARC(R) IIi processor, the Sun Blade 150 workstation offers up to 76 Read more [...]

SUN and Oracle Set New World Record ForJAVA™ Based Application Performance Benchmark

SANTA CLARA and REDWOOD SHORES, CA July 16, 2002 Combined Technology Outperforms IBM and HP/BEA Systems in J2EE™ Performance Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) and Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), achieved record-breaking ECperf benchmark results with Oracle9i Application Server (Oracle9iAS) on Sun Fire[tm] 3800 Midframe servers, surpassing IBM and HP/BEA Systems configurations.[1] The Oracle9iAS and Sun Fire 3800 ECperf performance benchmark testing result is 39 percent better than Read more [...]

SUN’S NETRA™ 20 Server Delivers Enhanced Systems Performance And Scalability With 900 MHZ UltraSPARC® III Technology

Faster Processor Provides 72 Percent Performance Boost for Government, Telecommunications and Scalability with 900 MHZ UltraSPARC® III Technology ATLANTA, Georgia, SUPERCOMM (Booth # 22826) June 4, 2002 Taking reliability, performance and total cost of ownership (TCO) to the next level in the Netra server product line, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (SUNW) now offers customers the Netra™ 20 server featuring UltraSPARC® III 900 MHz processors. The Netra 20 900 MHz server is Sun's fourth generation Read more [...]

Sun Number One in UNIX® With Over Twice the Reveus of Nearest Competitor

Sun's Leading Marketshare Results for 1Q02 Demonstrate Rapid Customer Adoption of UNIX based Sun Fire[tm] Server Line Santa Clara, Calif. May 14, 2002 According to the 1Q02 Servers Quarterly statistics US database by Gartner Dataquest, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) shipped more UNIX® systems than all of its competitors combined, with growth rates of almost 17% year-on-year and 5% sequentially. Furthermore according to the report, with $925M in revenue, Sun outpaced its two nearest competitors Read more [...]

Sun Microsystems’ SUN FIRE™ 15K Server Sets Performance World Record

Sun's Performance Is Nearly Double That of IBM's Best Results in SPECjbb2000 Benchmark Santa Clara, Calif. May 8, 2002 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) today submitted world-record results on the SPECjbb[tm] 2000 benchmark (Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Java Business Benchmark 2000). Testing confirmed that the Sun Fire™ 15K server, configured with 104 UltraSPARC® III Cu 1050 MHz processors, delivers 602,270 JBB operations per second (op/s) on the SPECjbb2000, crushing Read more [...]

Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Inc. PRIMEPOWER Server Receives Top SAP SD Two-Tier Standard Application Benchmark

Santa Clara, Calif. April 2, 2002 Fujitsu Technology Solutions Inc., announced today that the PRIMEPOWER™ server has consolidated the top performing position in the SAP Sales & Distribution (SAP SD) two-tier Standard Application Benchmark using a Solaris® SPARC® based PRIMEPOWER™ 2000 server and Oracle9i™Database. The 64-processor-based server achieved a score of 4,200 SAP SD benchmark users. This new benchmark result was achieved using a combination of the latest Fujitsu® Read more [...]