Service aids enterprise migration to Solaris 10.

Press Release Summary:

Comprised of Justification Review, Architecture, and Implementation Services, Sun Enterprise Migration Suite assists with migration to open Solaris(TM) 10 operating system and x64 server platforms. Suite utilizes formal methodologies and tools that help make enterprise's justification to migrate IT platforms more accurate, flexible, and robust. Sun Application Migration Service is also available to help fast-track transition of software applications to Solaris 10.

Original Press Release:

Sun Expands Migration Services in Response to Customer Demand for Solaris 10 and Sun Fire(TM) Servers

New Enterprise Migration Services Enable Customers to Overcome Challenges of Legacy Applications, Unpredictable Services Levels and Vendor Instability

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 19 / -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) today announced the Sun(SM) Enterprise Migration Suite, a sequence of services designed to make it easier to move to the free and open Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS) and industry standard x64 server platforms.

The Sun Enterprise Migration Suite was designed to help avoid concerns among IT organizations about the potential risk, cost, or time involved in a complex migration. The Suite utilizes formal methodologies and tools that help make an enterprise's justification to migrate IT platforms more accurate, flexible and robust.

"Our migration services make it easier than ever for customers interested in moving away from proprietary operating systems, such as IBM AIX and HP-UX, to the most advanced operating system on the planet, Solaris 10," said Peter Weber, senior vice president of product management, Services, Sun Microsystems. "Sun has a proven track record of successful migrations earned over many years helping thousands of satisfied customers move from competitive IT infrastructures."

The Sun Enterprise Migration Suite enables IT leaders to address issues such as end-of-life platforms, unpredictable service levels, vendor instability and inflexible infrastructures. It helps them meet escalating regulatory demands, pursue new business models, service customers and stay competitive.

The Suite consists of the following services designed to provide success at every phase of a migration:

o Sun(SM) Enterprise Migration Justification Review Service
o Sun(SM) Enterprise Migration Architecture Service
o Sun(SM) Enterprise Migration Implementation Service

For details of these services, please see:

Customers that use these new Sun Services for justifying, architecting and implementing OS migrations may also benefit from the Sun Application Migration Service, designed to help fast-track the transition of software applications to Solaris 10. Customers enjoy access to the most popular features in Solaris 10, including Predictive Self-Healing, Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) and Solaris Containers. Details on the Sun Application Migration Service are online at:

The new Enterprise Migration Suite complements the migration services delivered by Sun's Global System Integrator partners to help customers move to Solaris 10. Details are online at:


The Sun Enterprise Migration Suite are scheduled to be generally available by the end of June.

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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Brett Smith
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Ari Entin
Bite Communications

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