Larry Ellison's Oracle buys Sun Microsystems Larry Ellison lands a smasher with the aquisition of Sun Microsystems. In early April IBM was in negotiations with Sun, but then left the table as Sun's board did not move forward. Now we know why. Sun most likely was...
Apr 20 2009, 9:30am CDT
$7 billion Sun Takeover Offer from IBM off the Table? Two weeks ago rumors appeared that IBM was in talks to buy Sun Microsystems for $7 billion. The rumor turned into reality over the last few weeks, but now it looks like IBM withdrew the offer over the weekend according...
Apr 6 2009, 1:00am CDT
Sun Solaris Platforms support Intel Xeon 5500 CPUs Sun has announced that its Solaris platform including the Solaris 10 operating system and OpenSolaris has been extended to support the new Intel Xeon 5500 series processors. Sun says that it has already shipped several...
Mar 31 2009, 9:00am CDT
IBM rumored to be in Talks to buy Sun Microsystems The WSJ reports that IBM is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems according to people familiar with the matter.
IBM is thought to pay at least $6.5 billion in cash to acquire Sun if a deal really does happen.
Mar 18 2009, 4:15am CDT
Intel Announces Shipment of its Enterprise SSD Intel has announced that it is now shipping its enterprise X-25E Extreme SATA SSD. The SSD is aimed at server, workstation, and storage systems. Inside the SSD is 50nm single-level cell NAND flash memory. Intel promises...
Oct 16 2008, 10:00am CDT
Samsung and Sun Develop Ultra-Endurance Flash for Server SSDs Samsung and Sun Microsystems announced today that they have teamed up to develop single-level-cell NAND flash memory for use in SSDs to offer much higher levels of endurance than other flash memory on the market. The...
Jul 17 2008, 7:04am CDT
Sun to buy MySQL Looks like it is take-over Wednesday. Earlier we reported about Oracle buying BEA Systems. Now Sun is to acquire mySQL.
Sun is paying about $1 billion in total for the open source DB developer.
Jan 16 2008, 10:00am CST
Sun Micro posts 4th-qtr Profit as Costs drop
By Philipp Gollner
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - High-end computer maker Sun Microsystems Inc. said on
Monday it swung to a quarterly profit from a year-earlier loss as it reduced
costs, sending the shares up 10...
Jul 31 2007, 5:00am CDT
Sun and Intel to Announce Server CPU Deal Today [Update] The WSJ (Subscription) reports that Sun Microsystems and Intel are working on a deal that could be announced today.
Sun would buy Intel CPUs (Xeon) for their Server line. This deal would hurt AMD, who supplies all x86...
Jan 22 2007, 4:00am CST
Sun and Google Join Forces against Microsoft? The Sun and Google press-conference is still going on, but the details are already out and the
web-cast page is anyway overloaded.
Google and Sun Microsystems partner on software distribution. Sun will include the...
Oct 4 2005, 12:56pm EST
Google and Sun Microsystems Sun and Google will announce a partnership today. Theories on what the two
companies will be announcing are running wild.
What is known for sure is that Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems Chairman and CEO and Dr. Eric...
Oct 4 2005, 2:03am EST
Sun Galaxy x86 Servers X4100, X4200 and X2100 Launch Today Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim is back at Sun and led the design of the new x86 based Galaxy Sun servers.
The Galaxy line of servers uses AMD Opteron CPUs. Sun for a long time did not offer x86 based...
Sep 12 2005, 1:07am EST
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