Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Jan 2007 23:26 UTC
Oracle and SUN In their joint announcement, Intel agreed to support the Solaris OS, while Sun will use a number of different Xeon processors in its x86 line of servers and workstations. In a collaboration that one CEO called 'historic', Sun Microsystems and Intel jointly announced a new partnership that will see both companies support the other's technology. The announcement, which had first been reported in the Wall Street Journal and formally detailed at a joint news conference in San Francisco on Jan. 22, will allow Sun to develop x86 servers using Intel's Xeon processors.
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by netsql on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 00:39 UTC
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So Sun will discontinue Opteron servers now?


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RE: Opteron
by lopisaur on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 06:41 in reply to "Opteron"
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No, it says it will sell them both.
I believe this is a great announcement. Having the name Intel there is a very good thing for Sun and will get people interested in Solaris, which will translate into better hardware compatiblitiy, which has always been Solaris' biggest drawback.

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