Friday, September 04, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Updated Google Street View App Has 360-degree Images
Samsung Seeks Piece of Nascent Smartwatch Market With New Gear S2 Smartwatch
Ricoh Unveils Upgraded THETA S Spherical Camera
Barnes & Noble and Samsung Unveil New Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK
Sony Is Entering The Pico Projector Market
Intel Media Server Studio 2016 Enables Faster Video Transcoding and Transition to HEVC and 4K
JBL Expands Aftermarket Subwoofer Line-up, Promises Big Concert Sound From New Portable Bluetooth Speaker
AMD To Showcase Broadcast Ecosystem Workflows at IBC 2015
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 13, 2007
Microsoft and Sun Expand Strategic Alliance


Microsoft and Sun Microsystems today announced that Sun has signed on as a Windows Server OEM. Additionally, Sun and Microsoft will collaborate to further enable deployment of Windows Server on Sun x64 systems.

"Today?s announcement is another example of Microsoft?s commitment to 64-bit computing," said Bob Muglia, senior vice president, Server and Tools Business at Microsoft. "The Sun hardware platform is an excellent foundation for Windows-based enterprise solutions such as Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Edition. Our customers will have an additional choice of Windows Server OEM partners with Sun."

"Sun is now a single source for today?s leading operating systems ? Solaris and Windows ? on the industry?s most innovative x64 systems and storage products. Customers can now take advantage of the virtualization benefits of Windows and Solaris on Sun?s energy-efficient x64 systems," said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems.

Key components in today?s announcement include:

- Windows Server OEM agreement. Sun will offer Windows Server on their x64 hardware and will provide additional utilities and software offerings to server systems carrying Windows Server. Windows Server 2003 will be available on Sun x64 systems within 90 days.

- Sun x64 systems and storage. Microsoft and Sun will continue to work together to test and validate the Windows platform on Sun?s x64 server systems for scale-up enterprise computing.

- Solaris and Windows virtualization. Sun and Microsoft will work together to ensure that Solaris runs well as a guest on Microsoft virtualization technologies and that Windows Server runs well as a guest in Sun?s virtualization technologies.

- Expanded IPTV partnership. Sun and Microsoft will continue to collaborate to advance the worldwide deployment of the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV and multimedia platform on Sun server and storage systems.

- Expanded investment in interoperability. Microsoft and Sun will build an Interoperability Center on Microsoft?s Redmond campus. The center will include a demonstration area for Sun x64 systems, act as a working lab for Windows on Sun benchmarks and sales tools, and support customers running proofs of concept for projects focused on Windows on Sun x64 systems, including joint Sun/Microsoft solutions in areas such as databases, e-mail and messaging, virtualization, and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) support in Sun Ray thin clients.

The companies announced their cooperation agreement in April 2004.


Previous
Next
Microsoft Unveils First Notebook Mouse With 1 GB of Flash Memory        All News        DVD Forum Approves Recording of HD DVD Content on Red-laser Recordable Discs
Microsoft Explains "Stealthy" Windows Update Procedure     General Computing News      Microsoft Releases Security Patches For September

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Sued InterDigital In Patent Feud
Microsoft Posts FY15 Q4 Loss
Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard Released
Microsoft to Cut Thousands Of Jobs, Write Down Nokia Phone Business
More Job Cuts For Microsoft
AOL To take Over Microsoft's Display Ads
Nadella Announces Company Shakeup
Microsoft at E3 2015
Surface Hub Available for Order in 24 markets
Microsoft Showcases new Windows 10 Devices At Computex 2015
Toshiba Partners with Microsoft to Deliver New Internet of Things Solutions
Research Project Can Interpret, Caption Photos

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .