Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It’s Fully Committed To SPARC

Sun Microsystems vanished into Oracle’s maw five years ago this month, and you could be forgiven for thinking that some iconic Sun products, like SPARC chips, had been cast aside in the merger. But Oracle claims that the SPARC roadmap is moving forward more quickly than it did under Sun, and while the number of SPARC systems sold has dropped dramatically (from 66,000 in Q1 ’03 to 7,000 in Q1 ’14), the systems that are being sold are fully customized and much more profitable for the company

Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It’s Fully Committed To SPARC was originally published on realcoders.org

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