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  • McNealy: Sun Will Beat Dell On x86 System Pricing

    Sun Microsystems Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy Wednesday told about 600 partners here that Sun is aggressively implementing a "state-of-the-art" x86 system strategy with pricing below that of rival Dell Computer.

  • Dell Board Director Resigns

    Longtime Dell Computer board director Michael H. Jordan has resigned because of demands of his new position as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems Corp.

  • CRN Interview: Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems

    Sun Microsystems latest quarterly product launch covered a wide range of new products and services, including servers, storage, software and operating systems. The theme: integration of all these components into what Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy calls the "NC," or network computer. McNealy discussed that concept, as well as other Sun projects such as Orion and Mad Hatter, in an interview with CRN Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar and CRN Infrastructure Editor Larry Hooper. Here are excerpts:

  • Sun Puts On Red Hat

    Sun Microsystems plans to use the popular Red Hat Linux distribution when it rolls out systems later this year based on a per-usage pricing model, an initiative dubbed Project Orion, according to Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's executive vice president of software.

  • Sun Partners Buzzing About Orion At iForce Summit

    There were shouts...and there were whispers this week at the 2003 Sun Microsystems iForce Partner Summit. The shouts came from Sun execs on stage, as they lauded new rebate incentives, midrange storage products and entry-level servers. The whispers, however, came from the roughly 750 partners darting in an out of general sessions and one-on one-meetings, and they were mostly about the potentially industry-shaking, but at this point, still-under-wraps Project Orion.

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