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23 Oct 2006
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2006 Pop!Tech Conference Appoints Five Fellows in Sun's Participation Program [17174]
Educational Leaders to Contribute to Curriki Site

Sun sponsored the Sun Participation Fellows program at the education conference, Pop!Tech 2006. Five innovators in the field of education were selected from different areas of education to work on "eliminating the digital divide" in education.
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16 Oct 2006
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Sun Expands Its Campus Ambassador Program [17132]
Representatives Are Now in 170 Universities, 30 Countries

One of Sun's long-term involvements with higher education has been the creation and support the company has provided to the Campus Ambassador Program, which now has representatives on the campuses of 170 universities located in 30 countries whose purpose is to provide academic developers with the educational tools and resources they need to cultivate important IT skills.
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16 Oct 2006
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Sun Solutions Attract Higher Education and Other Institutions [17134]
Data Center, Network Identity, Energy Cost Management Issues Solved

An increasing number of institutions of higher education have adopted open-standards/open-source Sun IT infrastructure as the tool to manage such issues as the creation of efficient and scalable data centers, protecting network identities and keeping energy and real estate costs in check.
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04 Sep 2006
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Sun Offers New Solaris OS Service Deal to Education, Research Market [16915]
Special Pricing and Configuration Available

In a newly announced deal, Sun is transitioning the Solaris Service Plan Standard and Premium tiers and introducing replacement parts that are specially priced and configured for the Global Education and Research market. Non-Sun platforms users and customers choosing to forgo hardware support will be eligible for a new comprehensive set of subscription-based service plans for the SolarisTM 10 Operating System (Solaris OS).
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04 Sep 2006
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Sun Bests 43 Competitors in Bid for CAD/CAM Equipment in Germany [16941]
Price/Performance Gets Sun the Nod

An RFP from the several universities in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg for replacement of their legacy CAD/CAM equipment drew proposals from 44 vendors, Sun Microsystems among them. After whittling down to the six companies most capable of meeting the demands of the RFP, administrators chose Sun to fulfill the contract. Sun delivered 312 Sun UltraTM 20 high-performance workstations with dual-core AMD Opteron processors and high-end NVIDIA 3-D graphics cards certified for Microsoft operating systems in February 2006.
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07 Aug 2006
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Three-tier Solaris Service Plan Announced [16773]
Special Offer for Global Education, Research Customers

Sun has announced a three-tier Solaris Service Plan for its customers on non-Sun platforms and those electing to forgo hardware support but who use the SolarisTM 10 Operating System (Solaris OS). Special pricing is available on the Basic Tier for the Global Education and Research market.
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