TechOne: Sun breakthrough in processors; The back story on Microsoft DOS

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Sun Microsystems leaped ahead of rivals this week with what it claims is the world’s fastest server microprocessor. Analysts such as Nathan Brookwood from Insight64 were impressed. Sun also said that it would open up all of its business units as standalone profit centers in a bid to attract additional partners using Sun technologies.

Here is Part 1 of Sun’s presentation. Part 2 and Q&A with press and partners coming soon.

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