Sun And Intel To Announce Server CPU Deal Today [Update]

Posted: Jan 22 2007, 4:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:49am CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Sun and Intel to Announce Server CPU Deal Today [Update]
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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 based CPUs in the moment to Sun.
It is official. Sun and Intel announce what Intel calls a Landmark agreement. The scope of the agreement spans Solaris, Java and NetBeans software and Intel Xeon microprocessors, as well as other Intel and Sun enterprise-class technologies. The alliance also includes joint engineering, design and marketing efforts.
More details in this Intel press-release.

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