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Sun Updates Solaris 10

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW - News), the creator of Solaris(TM), today announced a series of updates to the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) -- Solaris 10 11/06 -- that enhance efficiency, safety and reliability, providing unparalleled benefits for data management and business continuity.

"Solaris 10 runs on over 700 systems, including servers from Dell's PowerEdge, IBM's BladeCenter, Hewlett-Packard's Proliant, and Fujitsu Siemens' PRIMERGY product lines. It is the only operating system proven to scale from widely available x86 servers to massively scalable SPARC-based servers," said Tom Goguen, vice president of Solaris Marketing for Sun Microsystems. "Today is the latest in a series of blockbuster new feature announcements that have included virtualization, security, clustering, and performance enhancements -- making the Solaris 10 OS ideal for building secure, scalable and affordable Web-based applications and services."

Sun Microsystems Inc.