The job includes selling servers that emphasize security to the United States and other governments. In addition, Masters will work on research partnerships such as a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Program Agency program to.
in April as was Neil Knox, who led the lower-end server group, after former software chief Jonathan Schwartz was promoted to president and chief operating officer.
Sun, once a formidable force in the market for the networked data storage and processing machines called servers, has sufferedand .
Sun is angling tofor its server software in which countries can use as much of the Java Enterprise System of server software as they want, with pricing based solely on how many citizens the country has and the country's overall level of economic development.
Masters' new title is executive vice president of the Global Government Office and president of the Sun Microsystems Federal subsidiary.