Archive | 2004

Rogue Wave Software Supports Sun’s Solaris 10 OS; Offering Enables Enterprises to Quickly Develop and Migrate Applications on Solaris 10

Development Tools Agreement Marks Key Milestone in Sun's Wall Street Strategy BOULDER, Colo. and SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 21, 2005 Rogue Wave Software, a division of Quovadx, Inc. (Nasdaq: QVDX) and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), today announced an alliance designed to help developers easily migrate legacy applications to Sun's Solaris 10 Operating System (OS). Rogue Wave Software will certify its entire suite of high-performance development tools to the Solaris 10 OS, for both SPARC(R) Read more [...]

OfficeMax Chooses Sun Microsystems As Strategic Integration Partner for SAP Solutions

Single-Vendor Strategy Integrates SAP Solutions for Human Resources, Replenishment and Sales Forecasting Solutions on Sun UltraSPARC® and Solaris Systems and Storage SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio December 15, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) and OfficeMax(R) Incorporated, today announced that OfficeMax, a global, multi-channel provider of office products and services, has selected Sun as the exclusive supplier of its UNIX based IT systems, extending a multi-year relationship Read more [...]

Sun Sets the Performance Bar In the Oracle High Volume Order Processing Benchmark

Solaris 10 OS and the Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Database 10g demonstrate extreme scalability using the Oracle Applications Standard Batch benchmark SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 7, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) announced today that the combination of the Oracle(R) E-Business Suite 11i9, Oracle Database 10g running on Sun Fire E4900 systems with the Solaris 10 OS and Sun StorEdge 6100 series storage arrays achieved a record throughput of 1.27 Million order lines per hour using Read more [...]

Sun Announces Relationship with Key Technology Partner to Speed Development of Next Generation Netra ATCA Blade Server Products

SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 7, 2005 Sun Microsystems today announced a relationship with a key technology partner in its strategy to develop next generation ATCA (Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture) blade server products based on the latest industry specifications from PICMG. Sun is collaborating with Pigeon Point Systems, an industry leading supplier of management sub-systems for PICMG standard blade technology, to create low cost, high performance ATCA blade server products to address next Read more [...]

Sun Teams With Oracle to Ease Data Center ‘Grid’-Lock

Industry Leaders Continue Collaboration to Help Commercial Enterprises Use the Power of Grid Computing SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., ORACLE OPENWORLD December 7, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) and Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) continue their joint collaboration around a set of integrated Grid computing solutions designed to help commercial enterprises harness the power of Grid computing and to achieve better utilization of existing IT assets. With the Grid computing market estimated to Read more [...]

Oracle and Sun Power Mission Critical Data Warehouses Around the World

Sun Platform Meets Industry Challenge with Flexible and Low-Cost Architecture Deployed at more than 1000 Customers, Including Claria, Solectron, TeleCels, and University of Nevada ORACLE OPENWORLD 2004, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. December 6, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) and Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) today announced that some of the world's largest business intelligence data warehouse (BIDW) systems run Oracle(R) Database on the Sun platform to achieve greater business agility and Read more [...]

Sun Microsystems Wins Highest Waters Editorial Award

Sun Microsystems Selected as Best Server Solution for Renewed Commitment to and New Range of Products for Wall Street SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 2, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today was named the Best Server Solution in the 2004 Waters Editorial Awards for its innovative use of technology in the financial services sector. As a testament to Sun's "Take Wall Street by Storm" campaign, this prestigious recognition honored the company's continued dedication to offering best-in-class Read more [...]

Sun Wraps 2004 with Strongest Product Portfolio in Company’s History

Lead-with-Innovation Strategy Pays Off as Customers Around the World Choose Sun for Everything from Chip Multithreading and Utility Computing to Solaris 10 and Java SANTA CLARA, Calif. November 18, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced that in 2004 it rolled out the most innovative systems portfolio in the company's 20-plus year history. Through its quarterly Network Computing launch cycle, Sun has demonstrated its commitment to delivering customer value through breakthrough Read more [...]

Sun and AMD Celebrate Year of Momentum

Solaris 10 Becomes the Industry's First Operating System to Support High Volume 64-Bit Computing SANTA CLARA, Calif. November 17, 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) and AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that one year into their burgeoning strategic partnership, the companies continue to dramatically change market dynamics. Most recently this was shown with the debut of the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) optimized for AMD64 Technology and enterprise computing at Sun's quarterly Network Computing Read more [...]

Sun Makes Blockbuster Solaris 10 Free of Charge For Commercial Use

Multi-Platform, Vendor-Neutral OS With 600 Innovative New Features Dramatically Changes Playing Field; Move to a Services Subscription Model for Revenue SANTA CLARA, Calif. November 15, 2005 At its Network Computing '04Q4 (NC04Q4) launch today, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today unveiled the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS). Representing 3,000 engineering years and a $500 USD million-plus R&D investment, Solaris 10 contains more than 600 innovative new features and is the most advanced Read more [...]