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Sun Continues to Lead Traditional Workstation Market
Sun Blade Workstation Contributes to Ten Years of Dominance

Research from IDC has shown that Sun has achieved 40 consecutive quarters as the undisputed leader in Traditional Workstation (TWS) unit shipments and revenue with both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year share increases. IDC's report indicates that Sun's workstations represent 71.1 percent of all worldwide units shipped in the TWS market.

Sun Outpaces Competitors in Sequential Server Revenue Growth
Takes Top Position in All OS, UNIX+Linux and UNIX Categories

For the second quarter of 2004, Sun was able to outperform all other vendors in almost all categories of revenue market share growth. Sun beat all competitors in quarter-over-quarter revenue market share growth in the categories of all OS, UNIX+Linux and UNIX.

Rapid Adoption of Sun Java Workstations Based on AMD Opteron Processors
Offers Better Performance and Increased Flexibility at a Lower Price

Sun is seeing a rapid adoption of its new Sun Java Workstations based on AMD Opteron processors. These systems are valued for their range of technical and heavy duty workloads and favored in industries such as document management, life sciences, oil and gas, digital content creation and software development.

Sun and Hyperion to Develop Performance Management Solutions
Offers Total Operational Efficiency and Greater Business Insight

Sun and Hyperion are teaming up to create and market a Business Performance Management solution running on the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS). The solution is designed to address customers' need for enhanced business insight across their organization.

Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 78 Issue 2 , 3 and 4

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with the most popular articles of the current and last volumes. The top articles for the three most recent issues were:

Wall Street Financial Institutions Offered Taste of Solaris 10 OS
Trial Run of Sun's New OS Impressing Financial Services Market

Sun is recultivating its ties within the financial arena by offering its upcoming Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) along with installations of its Opteron-based servers to financial firms on Wall Street. Seven Wall Street firms and several European companies are currently running Solaris 10 OS trials.

Today's Mobile Society Presents New Security Issues
Sun CIO Bill Vass Explains How to Ensure Mobility with Security
Accessing the digital domain -- email, the Internet, applications and files -- anywhere at any time from a variety of devices has opened the door to innumerable business opportunities as well as security opportunists. Bill Vass, Sun CIO and senior vice president, recently addressed these new security issues facing today's mobile society.
E-Training Offers Valuable Benefits for Employees
Increased Productivity, Employees More Likely to Stay with their Current Employer

Surveys show that today's employees are eager and ready for more training, even though employers haven't budgeted to provide them with the opportunity. Despite the reluctance, employees are both more likely to stay with their employer and can offer increased productivity when given additional training. Some companies are turning to e-training to take advantage of low costs and high rewards.

    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Upgrades with Sun
    Surge in Tourism and Permit Applications Leads to Greater Storage Needs

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has recently seen a surge in tourism and permit applications. As a result, the authority found its Sun Microsystems E450 server with 300GB of DOS storage no longer up to the task. An article from Australian IT explains the authority's predicament and solution.

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