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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 on Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

    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 • EnterpriseComments Off on HP outruns Sun Microsystems in UNIX market

    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 • EnterpriseComments Off on Oracle buys Sun Microsystems

    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 on Sun Microsystems unveils JavaFX 1.0

    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 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New Sun systems address Telco service provider needs

    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 on Sun Microsystems reduces workforce by 18 percent

    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 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Horizon offers Next Day Fix Warranty on Sun systems

    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...