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Humble pie for Sun

"We didn't listen" to customers, who turned to rivals, a top exec says. Can Sun turn things around?

Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's president, says the company has mended its ways since the days when "we didn't listen" to customers. Can the Silicon Valley luminary brighten up its prospects?

We've turned over a new leaf, Sun says

Customers asked, but the server giant failed to deliver, execs tell a confab crowd. But that's all changed, they promise.
September 21, 2004

Sun foresees global pool of computing power

Seeking to boost its relevance, the company pursues the grid model of computing.
September 21, 2004

Stiff competition ahead in networking

Sun officially enters the content switching market with Nauticus gear--but critics say success is far from guaranteed.
September 21, 2004

Sun begins pay-as-you-go supercomputing

For $1 per hour--per processor--customers can rent data-crunching power. Sun also has new servers on tap.
September 20, 2004

Comeback bid centers on Wall Street

Long given up for dead (or dying), Sun is turning its own business on its head by offering to integrate many different systems.
The New York Times
September 20, 2004

Sun's fighting chance

perspective Forrester CEO George Colony argues that if Sun goes down, it's going to go down taking very big swings.
September 20, 2004
previous coverage

'Open Source Solaris' to debut this year

As it readies Solaris 10, Sun develops an open-source project modeled on Apple's Darwin and Red Hat's Fedora.
September 13, 2004

Sun looks to chip performance to bring brighter days

Beleaguered server firm is working on a series of higher-performance processors it hopes will get profits back on track.
September 10, 2004

Sun to tout Wall Street wins in September

Struggling company set to show that it's grabbed some customers in the financial community, one of Sun's three chief markets.
August 26, 2004