Sun Microsystems remains the largest pure-UNIX systems vendor in the industry with revenue in FY06 of $13.1B, making it one of the top 4 hardware vendors along with IBM, HP, and Dell. Sun has approximately 38,000 employees and conducts business in over 100 countries.
Sun’s primary vertical markets are financial services and telecommunications, and through the channel, Sun reaches to other verticals including life sciences, retail, and government. Sun’s vertical strategy for midsize business, in addition to their existing verticals, also includes healthcare, retail financial, and discrete manufacturing.
CA & Sun have developed a strategic partnership over a long history to provide broad and deep support for Sun Solaris and Sun Storage products.
- Sun StorEdge storage devices
- StorageTek storage devices
- Solaris on SPARC platforms
- Solaris on AMD Opteron x86-64 platform
CA & Sun have collaborated to provide enterprise network and system management support through integration between CA Network & System Management and Sun Management Center and Sun N1 Systems Management. This integration with Sun Management Center provides customers with the ability to proactively manage, monitor, and dynamically configure Sun systems.
Joint Engineering efforts between CA and Sun have brought to market multiple storage solutions for our joint customers, such as:
- Email archiving
- Data Availability
- Tape Library Systems
- NAS security
CA partners with Sun to certify Storage and Information Management solutions with Sun and StorageTek storage devices.