Sun Sets a New Course; Sun to use AMD Opteron?

Sun looks to spice up its product lines with new “Enchilada” servers, a storage management component for its N1 Data Platform and collaboration software that includes its own instant messenger. Can CEO Scot McNealy chart his company out of the shadows?Read the extensive coverage of Sun news at, plus the 30-minute video with McNealy.

Additionally, Sun Microsystems will likely adopt the Opteron processor from Advanced Micro Devices as it extends into new branches of the server market.

On a guest editorial at, Jonathan Schwartz of Sun writes “Open source versus open standards“: The term “open” has been used and abused by the purveyors of technology for a couple of decades now, so it should come as no surprise that technology users are taking their turn.


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