New Sun group aims to stem Wall Street defections
Sun Microsystems has created a new group chartered with shoring up its business on Wall Street. Called the Capital Markets Group, it will be headed by 16-year Sun Veteran Stuart Wells, who will report directly to Sun President and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Schwartz.
The group, expected eventually to have a staff of 20, was set up in June for the purpose of promoting Sun's Opteron-based servers and Solaris 10 operating system in the financial sector, said Wells, who was recently made senior vice president of Wall Street Technologies at Sun
Posted 2004-08-01, 14:28 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Oracle 10g for Solaris x86
Yet more software for Solaris x86. This time from Oracle. Developer's Release of Oracle Database 10g software can be downloaded here.
Posted 2004-08-01, 14:25 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Sun Studio 9
The dream of parity between Sparc and x86 seems to come true. The Sun Studio 9 is now available for Sparc and x86 architecture. Both versions went FCS at the same time.
Posted 2004-08-01, 13:59 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Update: Sun adding third-party support to JES
Sun Microsystems Inc. is extending support for its Java Enterprise System (JES) to third-party operating systems and hardware platforms in a move aimed at gaining more uptake for the server software and throwing more weight behind its pricing model, the company said Tuesday.
Posted 2004-07-30, 05:36 GMT by alan pae
Damn it Jim, I'm a computer not a doctor
Sun Microsystems has finally made the shift from key Opteron braggart to key Opteron vendor with the release of three new systems.
More: The Register
Posted 2004-07-28, 01:21 GMT by alan pae