Sun, Intel Push Optimized Solaris

Somehow I missed this story in early July. Must have been because there’s no WIFI when you’re fishing for Croppies in Wisconsin 😉
“Eighteen months after Sun Microsystems and Intel made peace and announced plans for Intel-based servers as well as working together on Intel-optimized software, the two companies held a briefing with reporters to update their progress and future direction.
Andy Roach, senior director of x64 engineering for Solaris, added “We’re working on more than just CPUs. We’re working to deliver full Intel-based solution stacks to Solaris users.” He said Intel developers are frequently seen in Sun offices and vice versa.”
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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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