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Sun Microsystems Announces New 1.6 GHz Processors for its Chip Multi-Threaded Sun SPARC Enterprise Systems

Originally published July 21, 2009

Enhancing its Open Network Systems architecture, which converges compute, networking, software and storage, Sun Microsystems recently announced new 1.6 GHz processors for its chip multi-threaded (CMT) Sun SPARC Enterprise systems running the Solaris Operating System (OS); new Sun Logical Domains (LDoms) virtualization software, leveraging the latest release of the Solaris OS; and, new Open Network Systems-based solutions aimed to help increase application performance and return on investment. Sun also rolled out new AMD Opteron processor-based blades and rackmount x64 servers.

"Sun's Solaris-based CMT servers blazed a trail with massive multi-threading, and virtualization and crypto at no extra cost,” said John Fowler, Executive Vice President, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems, Inc. “Sun's Open Network Systems provide an ideal combination of performance, efficiency and cost savings for the most critical applications in the enterprise.”

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