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Sun, Fujitsu Expand Server Line

LAS VEGAS -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and Fujitsu Limited (TOKYO:6702) today expanded the Sun and Fujitsu SPARC(R) Enterprise server line with the introduction of the SPARC Enterprise T5120 and T5220 servers the first servers using the new UltraSPARC(R) T2 processor. The new SPARC Enterprise servers run the Solaris(TM) Operating System (OS) and are ideal platforms for customers needing to achieve increased scale, density and performance, particularly in the web and application tiers and for online transaction processing (OLTP) and technical workloads. Built-in, no-cost virtualization capabilities in the servers also enable IT staff to easily maximize system utilization, helping to lower the cost of delivering new IT services.

“Our new SPARC Enterprise systems based on the UltraSPARC T2 processor are completely changing the economics of application deployment. Our customers will benefit from lower acquisition and operational costs and can receive a better return on assets when using our new SPARC Enterprise T5120 and T5220 servers,” said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems.

“Our relationship with Sun continues to be of great value to customers,” said Tatsuo Tomita, corporate senior vice president, Fujitsu Limited. “The innovative SPARC Enterprise T5120 and T5220 servers and Solaris OS -- combined with Fujitsu's mission-critical systems business -- benefit customers by providing a very fast, low-cost and secure solution that can run the thousands of commercial and open source applications that are important to our customers. The 'eco-friendliness' of the SPARC Enterprise T5120 and T5220 is an extra benefit to our customers in terms of lowering their environmental costs.”

Sun Microsystems Inc.