Sun touts new blade servers as greener than ever Video
John Fowler, Sun's executive vice president of systems, made his case that the new generation of Sun blade servers can now truly outdo rack servers. He made his pitch Wednesday to analysts and reporters in Washington, D.C.
During a presentation on Wednesday in Washington, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz said his company's open-source file system, ZFS, will be introduced into Mac OS X. Schwartz also showed off Sun's newest "Thumper" hybrid storage server system.
Ann Livermore, executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard's Technology Solutions Group, introduces the BladeSystem C-Class -- a new chassis design for the company's blade server line. Livermore introduced HP Thermal Logic for power and cooling, HP Virtual Connect to improve virtualization and HP Insight Control to simplify management of the servers.
From Oracle OpenWorld 2006: Sun President Jonathan Schwartz discusses his company's new movable server and supercomputer, the Sun Blackbox.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz\r\nand Rich Green, the company's new executive vice president of software,\r\nofficially announced that Java will become open source. Green encouraged\r\nthe Java community to participate in the process.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Dell CEO Michael Dell share the stage to announce that Sun's open-source operating system, Solaris, will be shipping on Dell servers.
At Wednesday's hearing in Washington, Cisco Systems Vice President and General Counsel Mark Chandler says Internet systems all have built-in filtering capability, and that it's controlled by the service providers.
Company President Jonathan Schwartz introduced Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape and Ning, at Sun's analyst conference. Andreessen plugged Sun's server products, but also asked members of Ning, a community-building site, to stay out of the office.\r\n
Jonathan Schwartz promoted a new theme of participation at JavaOne in San Francisco, with announcements about Java in Blu-ray development, a renewed partnership with IBM and the open sourcing of server-side Java.
At a San Francisco press event, Red Hat executive vice president Paul Cormier discusses Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. It's the first major update to the company's open source operating system in more than two years.\r\n