Sun Takes Deep Discounts Directly to CustomersBy Jessica Davis | Print
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The system vendor's online sale is likely to undermine ongoing deals VARs are negotiating with their customers.Sun Microsystems is offering deep discounts directly to customers on some of its major products in a promotion it is billing as the Sun 25th Anniversary Salea promotion likely to undermine deals that Sun VARs may have had underway with customers.
The systems company is promoting the deep discounts directly to customers on a Web page and Sun Staff Engineer Rich Burridge gives a call out to the sale on his company blog.
Among the products offered at the discount are several Sun Fire servers, a few Ultra workstations and several StorageTek NAS appliances.
The Sun sale Web page says the prices on the "online deals" are good through May 7.