SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

July 14, 2008 01:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu Unveil Next-Generation SPARC Enterprise Servers

New Quad-Core SPARC 64-Based Servers Deliver up to 80% Performance, Provide Massive Scalability, Consolidation and Virtualization for Enterprise and HPC Applications

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) -


Event: In Sunnyvale, Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) today announced an enhanced Fujitsu and Sun SPARC(R) Enterprise server line -- M4000, M5000, M8000 and M9000 -- that delivers a highly scalable, enterprise-class virtualization and consolidation platform with up to 80 percent better performance on commercial applications and 2x better performance on HPC workloads and 44 percent less energy per core.

Significance: Based on the quad-core SPARC 64(TM) VII processor and the Solaris(TM) Operating System (OS), the new SPARC Enterprise servers are ideal platforms for high-availability, mission critical enterprise applications including large scale databases, BIDW, ERP and CRM. The new processor is also available as an option for seamless upgrades in existing SPARC Enterprise servers.

Day: July 14, 2008

About Fujitsu Computer Systems

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business enterprise. Through its TRIOLE(R) strategy, the company offers a complete line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions, high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems has established itself as a strategic solutions provider to the world's leading organizations by offering technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and reliability, as well as outstanding customer service. See http://us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3 trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com.

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris and the Network is the Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. SPARC ENTERPRISE is a joint trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks of SPARC international, Inc. in the US and other countries. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo and TRIOLE are registered trademarks or trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries.

All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

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