Sun Breaks New Design Ground With Preview of World's First Four-Socket, 2U Quad-Core Server
In addition to announcing the Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor 7300 series today, Intel is reinforcing our commitment to the Solaris OS as a mainstream OS and the enterprise-class, mission critical UNIX OS for Intel Xeon processor-based servers," said Tom Kilroy, vice president and general manager of Intel Corporation's Digital Enterprise Group. "The Sun system that is being demonstrated today, based on the Xeon processor 7300 series, showcases how Sun's free and open source Solaris OS and system design further enhances datacenter efficiency and utilization.
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Posted 2007-09-06, 20:00 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
IBM to Sell Solaris on x86
On Thursday, August 16, Sun announced it is entering into an OEM agreement with IBM to distribute the Solaris Operating System and Solaris Subscriptions for select x86-based IBM System X servers and BladeCenter servers to clients through IBM's routes to market.
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Posted 2007-08-18, 20:21 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
SlickEdit Announces Support for Solaris x86
Driven by customer demand, SlickEdit is pleased to announce that we have expanded our support for the Sun platform to include Solarisâ?? x86 in the newest version of our flagship editor, SlickEditÂ? 2007. See for yourself how SlickEdit enables even the most accomplished developers to create, navigate, modify, build, and debug code faster and more accurately.
Download a free 15-day trial of SlickEdit 2007 at http://www.slickedit.com/2007
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Posted 2007-05-03, 17:08 GMT by jason Jones
Open Sound System v4.0 announced
Open Sound System v4.0 has been finally announced for Solaris x86, AMD64 and Sparc. OSS supports Solaris 9, 10 and Nevada (v11).
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Posted 2007-03-15, 17:29 GMT by Dev Mazumdar
HP Simplifies Migration for Sun Solaris Customers to More Affordable, Higher-performing HP ProLiant Systems
HP is making it easier for dissatisfied Sun Microsystems server customers to migrate to higher performing, more affordable x86-based HP ProLiant platforms.
By expanding certification of the 64-bit version of the Solaris 10 operating system on seven of its existing IntelÂ? Xeonâ??-based HP ProLiant servers, HP is providing users of Solaris on SPARC-based servers more options than ever for adopting industry-standard computing.
Since 1996, HP has certified various versions of Solaris in both 32- and 64-bit mode on select AMD Opteronâ??- and Intel Xeon-based HP ProLiant servers. The certifications announced today include the HP ProLiant BL20p G4, BL460c, BL480c, DL360 G5, DL380 G5, DL580 G4 and ML570 G4 servers.
Posted 2007-02-06, 19:05 GMT by Mariusz Zynel