System News
20 Nov 2001
Sun First in RISC/UNIX Server Market Worldwide
Fifty-five Percent Marketshare in Shipments

Sun leads in the Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) and UNIX server market worldwide. Sun has 55 percent marketshare in shipments, totaling more than that of its nearest three competitors combined, according to 3Q01 Dataquest numbers. From the Sun Fire Server line to the Netra servers, Sun servers provide alternatives for customers seeking to reduce their total cost of ownership in the high, mirange and low-end server market.
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20 Nov 2001
UltraSPARC III 1.05 GHz Microprocessor
New Integer and Floating Point Benchmarks

New SPECint (integer) and SPECfp (floating point) benchmark numbers for a new version of the UltraSPARC III microprocessor firmly position it at the forefront of workstation/server processor performance. The UltraSPARC III Cu 1050 processor features a 1.05 GHz clock speed, a SPECint mark of 610 and a SPECfp mark of 827. The performance increases were 32 percent and 72 percent, respectively. These gains result from improved manufacturing techniques, enhanced internal buffer sizes and management and more efficient object code generated by a new version of the Sun Forte Developer 7 compiler.
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