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Sun Expands Constellation Family

DRESDEN, Germany -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAVA) today expanded its HPC portfolio with new products and solutions aimed to enable mainstream HPC customers across all industries to take advantage of the benefits of Sun's superscale computing technologies, including the Sun(TM) Constellation System which runs the Solaris(TM) Operating System (OS) and Linux. Sun Constellation System additions enable customers to scale from a single rack at approximately 7 TFlops to over 2 PFlops within the same, compatible architecture - allowing customers to deploy a scalable high-performance cluster in any datacenter. Sun also announced a new Storage and Archive solution for HPC and updated software and development tools that simplify HPC cluster installation and management. Find out more about today's software updates and how they can be quickly and easily downloaded:

Sun stands apart in the HPC market as the only vendor able to deliver a complete HPC 'system' based on open, innovative technologies – from compute and storage to networking, software and services," said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems. "We offer customers turnkey HPC cluster solutions built on a foundation of design excellence and a portfolio of industry standard components that addresses the needs of commercial customers of all sizes on up to the largest research institutions."

Sun Microsystems Inc.