Sun Rolls Out 'Amber Road'

Sun intros first unified storage appliances that radically simplify storage management and problem solving at breakthrough speed and scale

November 11, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the availability of its innovative Unified Storage Systems - the Sun Storage 7000 family, also known as "Amber Road." Based on industry standard components and Sun's robust software stack, this new storage family offers breakthrough diagnostics and troubleshooting capabilities, optimized performance, one-fourth the energy consumption, installation and configuration in under five minutes and up to 75% cost savings - all compared to competing storage systems. To learn more, go to

The world's first Open Storage appliances, the Sun Storage 7000 family features three products in its initial release: Sun Storage 7110, 7210 and 7410 - each is the first in a new and broad family of Unified Storage Systems. In conjunction with today's launch, Sun also announced a new Open Storage Partner Specialty Program and a series of new professional services to help customers take advantage of Open Storage technologies.

"These new systems radically simplify the way information is managed and can deliver up to 75% cost/performance savings to customers. This is the biggest thing to happen to storage in decades," said John Fowler, executive vice-president, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems, Inc. "The new Sun Storage 7000 family offers a new, simple way to use storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems and has the potential to forever change the way businesses and enterprises store and manage rapidly growing amounts of data - their most important asset."

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