Sun Updates Solaris 9, Allows Downloads of Forthcoming Solaris 10By Joel Shore | Print
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Sun Microsystems announces the sixth update to Solaris 9 for SPARC and x86 systems, and the availability of next- generation Solaris 10 functionality.SANTA CLARA, CA -- Sun Microsystems announced the sixth update to Solaris 9 for SPARC and x86 systems, and the availability of next- generation Solaris 10 functionality through its Software Express for Solaris subscription program.
The Solaris 9 update offers improvements to the Solaris volume manager, performance enhancements and additional platform support for the Sun AMD Opteron processor and UltraSPARC IV processor-based systems.
John Loiacono, Sun's executive vice president for software, characterized the forthcoming Solaris 10 as the "only enterprise-class UNIX available on the x86 platform."