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Posts Tagged ‘Sun Microsystems’

  • Microsoft's newly-appointed CEO Satya Nadella (image: Microsoft)

    Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

    February 5, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    Announcing his departure as CEO of Microsoft about a year ago, Steven Ballmer finally stepped aside on Tuesday. In his place, the company announced that, after a long and much-speculated candidate list, Satya Nadella would be taking over the helm of one of...

  • Cisco Announces new Channel Director for SA

    July 6, 2011 • PeopleComments (1)

    Cisco, a networking company, has appointed Stefano Mattiello to assume the role of Director Channel for Cisco in South Africa.  Mattiello’s mandate is to re-energise the channel partner model,  reporting directly to Cisco’s South African country...

  • HP outruns Sun Microsystems in UNIX market

    December 9, 2009 • Hardware, SoftwareComments Off

    HP took No.2 revenue position this quarter from Sun Microsystems, as more customers are migrating from Solaris to HP-UX, according to third quarter results for 2009, as released by ...

  • Oracle buys Sun Microsystems

    April 21, 2009 • Hardware, SoftwareComments Off

    Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems today announced an agreement under which Oracle will buy Sun common stock for US$9.50 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately US$7.4 billion...

  • Sun Microsystems unveils JavaFX 1.0

    December 8, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Sun Microsystems, Inc. unveiled one of the most significant advancements to the Java(TM) platform with the release of JavaFX(TM) 1.0, a new platform that merges form and functionality for building rich internet applications (RIA) with immersive media and...

  • New Sun systems address Telco service provider needs

    December 2, 2008 • HardwareComments Off

    The dedicated Sun division at Workgroup, Horizon, has announced the local availability of additions to the Sun Netra carrier-grade server family, driving new levels of performance, efficiency and scalability for telecommunication service providers...

  • Sun Microsystems reduces workforce by 18 percent

    November 17, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off

    SUN Microsystems has resolved to reduce its workforce by 18 percent, in a restructuring exercise the company hopes will save up to US$800 million (R7 billion) a year...

  • Horizon offers Next Day Fix Warranty on Sun systems

    November 10, 2008 • HardwareComments Off

    The dedicated Sun division at Workgroup, Horizon, has announced a change in its warranty options on all Sun workstation and rackmount solutions. Where the division used to offer a Next Day Response, it now offers a Next Day Fix on selected systems...