Categories: Sun Microsystems

Oracle and VMware: Rising Competition?

Posted by: Aaron Ricadela on April 22

VMware pulled out the stops for the launch of its latest software Apr. 21. Executives at the Silicon Valley company shared a stage at an outdoor theater with Cisco Systems…

The Return of Scott McNealy?

Posted by: Peter Burrows on April 06

I’ve wondered more than a few times in recent months how former Sun CEO and current chairman Scott McNealy has managed to stay so quiet since handing the reins to…

The Ax-Man Finally Arrives at Sun.

Posted by: Peter Burrows on November 14

It’s a hard thing to watch Sun. On the day the company takes another whack at giving Wall Street the massive layoffs its been demanding, the immediate reaction seems to…

Hey, Somebody Has to Build the Hardware, Too

Posted by: Rob Hof on November 06

The cover story I just wrote on Amazon.com’s move into utility computing may make it sound like computer hardware is passe. (Oddly enough, in fact, when I went to…

Amazon’s Virtual Computer

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 24

What will Jeff Bezos think of next? On the heels of its data storage service announced last March, Amazon.com this morning introduced a limited test version of an online computing…

Sun Sets on McNealy’s Reign as CEO

Posted by: Rob Hof on April 24

So Scott McNealy is handing over the CEO job at Sun Microsystems to Sun President Jonathan Schwartz. I guess it’s not too surprising given speculation last week. And I don’t…

Get Yer CPUs on the Net, Retail

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 06

Sun Microsystems President Jonathan Schwartz let slip at Web 2.0 this morning (no doubt on purpose) that soon, Sun plans to start selling computing power at “retail,” over the Web…

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