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Fujitsu and Sun Enhance SPARC M3000 Server

Fujitsu and Sun today announced an enhanced SPARC Enterprise 3000 server based on the new 2.75Ghz SPARC64 VII processor.  The single-socket enterprise server will include faster system memory modules that deliver up to 23% better performance than previous generations.

Oracle welcomes the introduction of the enhanced SPARC Enterprise M3000 server, which is a powerful example of the over-20-year collaboration between Fujitsu and Sun Microsystems. We performed extensive testing of Oracle Database 11g Release2 on SPARC Enterprise M3000 servers running Solaris 10 ,” said Andy Mendelsohn, senior vice president of Database Server Technologies, Oracle. “Customers can be assured that the SPARC Enterprise M3000 server runs Oracle Database 11gR2 with high performance and reliability at lower cost.

Oracle welcomes the introduction of the enhanced SPARC Enterprise M3000 server, which is a powerful example of the over-20-year collaboration between Fujitsu and Sun Microsystems. We performed extensive testing of Oracle Database 11g Release2 on SPARC Enterprise M3000 servers running Solaris 10 ,” said Andy Mendelsohn, senior vice president of Database Server Technologies, Oracle. “Customers can be assured that the SPARC Enterprise M3000 server runs Oracle Database 11gR2 with high performance and reliability at lower cost.

Launched just over a year ago, the Sun SPARC Enterprise M3000 server with the Solaris Operating System has been a tremendous success with our customers,” said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems. “With this latest release, Sun continues to deliver improved performance and value for customers. From the single processor M3000 to the high-end 64 processor M9000, SPARC and Solaris is the strategic business choice.”

The new M3000 will be available through both Sun and Fujitsu worldwide.  For more info, read their full release here.

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