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Oracle to debut Sparc server with new T4 chips

CEO Larry Ellison today will tout a SuperCluster system based on the Sparc T4 processors, which take a step back toward traditional chip designs.

By Sep. 26, 2011


Sun, Fujitsu unveil quad-core Sparc64 chip, servers

Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu announce a quad-core Sparc64 VII processor that puts all processing cores in one chip.

By Jul. 13, 2008


IBM server VP talks about Sun strategy

An IBM server vice president discusses IBM's strategy to tap into Sun Microsystems' customer base.

By Mar. 29, 2009


Oracle turns in a mixed bag in 2nd-quarter results

Second-quarter earnings were strong, revenue was light, and the hardware business continued to struggle overall. But Larry Ellison calls the Sun purchase the "most strategic" deal the company has made.

By Dec. 18, 2012


Oracle's third quarter misses on many fronts

Revenue for the software heavyweight comes in way short of expectations, and hardware systems sales continue to fall.

By Mar. 20, 2013


Oracle's Ellison wants to be in hardware

Larry Ellison, Oracle's CEO, plans to keep both Sun's server and chip businesses and optimize them for running Oracle software.

By May. 7, 2009


Oracle's Q1 strong, but hardware sales lag

Oracle's software revenue--applications, middleware, and databases--was solid, but hardware sales lagged.

By Sep. 20, 2011


Should Sun buy Novell?

Sun needs a better foundation for its open-source story: Novell's Suse Linux could be it.

By Apr. 14, 2009


Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

The last CEO of the Silicon Valley pioneer that invented Java and helped fuel the dot-com boom has a new company that helps people track medical care.

By Feb. 14, 2012