- June 28, 2010
Several stalwart Sun shops are moving off their beloved Sparc hardware to non-Oracle alternatives.
- April 12, 2010
First Red Hat dropped support for Intel's Itanium chip, and now Microsoft has done the same. But does the second shoe to drop really matter?
- January 21, 2010
Many Sun Microsystems hardware customers breathed a sigh of relief that the buyout ordeal is over. But concerns over Oracle support plans continue.
- November 16, 2009
Containerized data centers made a splash a few years ago with high-profile companies like Microsoft and Google touting them as a way to expand data centers without hefty construction costs. But have companies beyond the search engine set adopted the...
- September 28, 2009
Dean Nelson, the former data center director at Sun, discusses his move from Sun Microsystems to eBay and why data center managers should ask server vendors tough questions.
- May 13, 2009
All x86 servers are not equal. What are the criteria for buying x86 servers? Consider application characteristics, memory, power usage and other factors when selecting a commodity server vendor.
- March 18, 2009
Sun Microsystems has struggled since the first dot-com blowout. Loyal Sun IT shops may have much to worry about if IBM buys the company.
- February 25, 2009
Hewlett-Packard will resell Sun Microsystems' Solaris 10 operating system subscriptions on ProLiant x86 systems but will keep Solaris off HP-UX Unix.
- November 15, 2007
Sun announced that Dell will resell and support Solaris on its x86 servers. It also launched its xVM virtualization platform at Oracle's OpenWorld conference.
- April 23, 2007
Sun is selling select Sun Fire and UltraSPARC servers at deep discounts in honor of its 25th anniversary.
- February 08, 2007
HP now counts several ProLiant server models as certified to run Sun Solaris 10, paving the way for Sun SPARC shops to migrate off legacy RISC hardware.
- May 10, 2006
Network monitoring software from CiRBA helps Canadian wireless provider consolidate servers.
- May 02, 2006
Sun will ship out an upgrade to its Solaris 10 OS next month and is offering a free trial on a line of servers to increase its presence in the x86 market.