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Sun Sales Don’t Quite Hit the Mark

Revenues for the Sun’s second quarter were $2.843 billion, a decrease of 1.6 percent as compared with $2.888 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2004.

Inflation Sucker Punches Stocks

The year is not getting off to a great start for Wall Street. Inflation from the Federal Reserve has been unsettling to many investors.

Steve Rubel Coming to a City Near You

During the first half of 2005 I will be out and about evangelizing blogging and/or community marketing at a number of different events.

Sun’s Partner Program Revenue Increase

Sun Microsystems announced that in fiscal year 2004, investments in the iForce Partner Program resulted in a year-over-year revenue percentage increase generated through its U.S. partner and reseller channels.

Microsoft and Sun Patch Things Up

With a rocky past behind them, Microsoft and Sun seem to finally be getting along and getting down to business.

Sun Wins Waters Editorial Award

Sun Microsystems was named the Best Server Solution in the 2004 Waters Editorial Awards for its use of technology in the financial services sector.

Sun Microsystems’ Holiday Shopping Survey

Harris Interactive conducted a survey on consumer shopping patterns this holiday season on behalf of Sun Microsystems.

Sun offering free, open source Solaris 10 – not quite yet

II’m reading everywhere that Sun is making Solaris 10 free and open source ( http://www.rednova.com/news/display/?id=106224).

Sun and Open Source

We don’t even yet know what Sun means by “open source”, but already the pundits are arguing about whether making Solaris “open source” (whatever that turns out to mean) will help them or hurt them.

Sun Acquires SevenSpace

Sun Microsystems has entered into an agreement to acquire SevenSpace, a privately-held company based in Ashburn, Va.

Red Hat More Competition for Sun than Microsoft

Sun who resells Red Hat’s software, is competing for the same customers as Red Hat with their upcoming release of Solaris 10 in January.

Sun Shines in 2004

In 2004 Sun Microsystems rolled out the most innovative systems portfolio in the company’s 20-plus year history.

Sun Trying Something New … Like Giving Away An Operating System

Sun Microsystems is trying a new marketing strategy, giving away its new Solaris 10 operating system for free.

Sun’s Data Center Program

At its Network Computing ’04Q4 launch, Sun Microsystems announced the Sun Service Optimized Data Center program, a new comprehensive roadmap of services and technologies to help customers deploy and manage IT services more cost-effectively.

Sun Java Tool for Mac and x86 Developers

Sun Microsystems has made available the latest version of its breakthrough visual development environment, Sun Java Studio Creator.

Sun Microsystems Settles Claims

Settlement Assures Sun’s Java Communities Will Not Be Affected by Kodak Patents. Without admitting or denying allegations, Sun Microsystems has entered into a formal settlement agreement with the Eastman Kodak Company to settle all claims in pending litigation between the parties.

Sun Microsystems Launches Academic Resources Initiative

Program Includes Free Training, Free Sun Software Solutions and Collaborative Communities.

Sun Application Server Achieves Top Results

Top Price/Performance Honors Achieved Running BEA WebLogic Server with MySQL Open Source Database on Solaris-Based Systems With Opteron Processors.

Interwoven Gains Vice President of Engineering from Sun Microsystems

Nelson-Gal Joins the Interwoven R&D Team as Senior Vice President of Engineering.

Sun Java System Application Server 8 Platform Edition – Developers’ Platform of Choice

Borland, Computer Associates, Compuware, Mercury Interactive and Quest Software Leverage Sun’s Platform to Broaden the Ecosystem for Enterprise Developers.

Sun Outperforms all Vendors in Revenue Market Share Growth on Q/Q Basis

In the second quarter of 2004, Sun Microsystems achieved significant revenue and volume growth in almost every category.