internetnews.com: Sun Serves up New Pricing Strategy, Products
Jun 01, 2004, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems is focusing on the red-hot Asian Pacific
marketplace to make its latest stand against rivals and launch some
30 new hardware and software products, plus per-citizen pricing
"The company is hoping to bolster sales in its server division
and on the desktop with announcements focused on Solaris 10, Java
Enterprise System, Java Desktop System, RFID, identity management,
services, storage and its N1 utility computing software.
"The Santa Clara, Calif.-based network computer maker is
scheduled to unveil the announcements Tuesday, June 1, as part of
its quarterly update launch party, this time in Shanghai, China.
CEO Scott McNealy and other Sun executives are framing their
appearance as a discussion of alternatives to 'fixed cost'
computing models, as well as using Solaris and Java to deliver