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IDC Shows Sun Gaining Market Share in Worldwide Server Market
New Products from Sun Outpacing Dell
The IDC Q206 Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker report indicates that Sun is "the only top-four server vendor to achieve year-to-year server factory revenue growth, posting a 15.5 percent gain." Sun's year-to-year server market revenue share grew by 1.7 points, as the other top-four server vendors lost share, according to the report.
Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC IV+ Beats IBM POWER5+ p5 505Q and p5 550 on SAP-SD 2-Tier ECC 5.0 Benchmark
For Servers with up to 4 CPUs Running SAP SD
The recently announced Sun Fire V490 server fitted with the 1.8 GHz UltraSPARC IV+ processor beat the IBM POWER5+ p5 505Q and p5 550 on SAP Standard Application SD (Sales and Distribution) 2-Tier ECC 5.0 benchmark. This benchmark demonstrates the ability to run both the application and database software on a single system at full business workloads of complete order processing and invoice processing.
New Managing Director in Malaysia and New Customer Services Center
Ready to Support Important Technology Hub in a Growing Region
Two pieces of news from Sun's Malaysia offices announce the appointment of a new managing director, Mr. Gan Boon-San, and the expansion of the Malaysian Customer Services Centre as a services hub for the region.
Flexibility of Sun StorageTek 6540 Array Mixes and Matches SATA and Fibre Channel Drives
Keep Up-to-Date with Sun Software Premium and Standard Service Plans
If you have a growing business that needs reliable and highly available storage at an economical price, the features and price of the Sun StorageTek 6540 array can help you meet those needs and support business continuity requirements. The Sun StorageTek 6540 array was introduced August 10, 2006. Its modular design supports midsize and enterprise business needs.
Scale up to 16 Disk Drives per Tray with the New Sun StorageTek 6140 Array
Modular, High Availability, Hot-Swappable Components
The high availability components of the new Sun StorageTek 6140 array ensure data availability. All components (from the disk drives to the midplane) are hot-swappable, redundant and each array controller has its own battery backup system, creating high availability. Upgrades are non-disruptive as a result of Sun's compatible storage modules. This array provides enterprise class data protection at an affordable cost.
Dual Port PCI Express HBA: Sun StorageTek PCI Express Dual Channel Ultra320 Differential SCSI HBA
Provides Data Throughput Up to 320 MB/s per Channel
Attach SCSI Sun StorageTek devices to Sun server platforms at the high throughput rate of up to 320MB/s per channel and two channels with the new Sun StorageTek PCI Express dual channel Ultra320 differential SCSI host bus adapter (HBA). This HBA complements Sun SCSI products and provides maximum reliability and performance for demanding I/O requirements.
Top Ten Articles for Last 4 Issues
Vol 101 Issue 4; Vol 102 Issues 1, 2 and 3

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for each of the last three issues. The Web version of this article lists the top 10 articles for each of the last four issues. The top articles from the last issue - Vol 102, Issue 3 - were:

  • New World Record-Breaking Servers and Workstation Introduced [16861]
  • New Generation of Modular Storage from Sun's StorageTek Acquisition: Two Arrays [16855]
  • PG&E Offers First Rebate for Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 Servers [16867]
  • Training for Sys Admins Using the Sun Fire T2000 Server [16835]
  • Upgrade to Sun Fire X4600 Server [16857]
  • Free Sun Fire E6900 or E25K Chassis with Upgrade [16879]
  • EnterpriseDB to Provide PostgreSQL Support to Sun [16853]
  • Sun Ray Center of Excellence Highlights Sun Ray Virtual Display Clients [16759]
  • Sun Fire X2100 M2 High-performance 2-way 1-RU server [16880]
  • Sun N1 System Manager 1.3.1 Release is Available [16838]
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