Sun Microsystems, Inc. Essay

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Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems, Inc. is a worldwide provider of products, services and support solutions for building and maintaining network-computing environments. The Company sells scalable computer systems, high-speed microprocessors and high performance software for operating network computing equipment and storage products. The Company also provides support, education and professional services. The Company's products are used for many demanding commercial and technical applications in various industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services, education, retail, government, energy and healthcare. Sun Microsystems' lines of business include Computer Systems and Storage, Enterprise Services, Software
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Software Systems designs, develops and brings to market Sun Microsystems' Solaris Operating Environment, the Java platform and the Company's core technologies for consumer and embedded markets including implementations that utilize the Java technology, Jini connection technology, XML technology, software development tools and the StarOffice application software. The Sun Ray 1, Sun Ray 100 and Sun Ray 150 enterprise appliances, with their Sun Hot Desk technology, are easy-to-use, low-cost networked devices. Unlike personal computers, which require an operating system and applications running locally on the desktop, the Sun Ray appliances allow for instant access to existing applications and resources on the network, regardless of the underlying platform.

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