Monday Oct 22, 2007

Beijing Tour Local Coverage, Sticker and a Tour Greeting

The folks in Beijing working with the tour continue to feed me great information to forward on to you. First, for some local, in depth coverage of today's Project Blackbox launch in Beijing, go to the 51CTO.com site. 51CTO collaborated with Sun Microsystems to broadcast the launch event live. Appropriately, the entire site is in Chinese.

Next, here is the 3rd in a series of 4 backdrops and stickers from the event:

Here is a tour report (only slightly edited for blog formatting) from Anthony Liao and Paul Li who are with the tour in Beijing:


The Event in Day 1 went through smoothly and successfully with a general session, ribbon cutting ceremony and the press conference in the morning and customer sessions for Huawei, CMCC and CTC and the press interview in the afternoon. Nearly 200 people attended the Day 1 activities with great interests. An Olympic Preparation Committee meeting was held in the same Hotel at the same time. The PBB attracted quite a number of committee members who looked at the PBB with great interest.

We started the general session on Monday, at 9am which is usually bad time (first workday in the week, after China's major countrywide meeting ended the day before in Beijing) and Beijing's traffic at morning rush hour is simply bad. However the room was 80% to 90% full at 9am. Shortly after we started, the room was filled.

The press session was another full house, with 40 publications/media represented. The Q&A session was very active and we had to hold back the questions in order to allow the journalists sufficient time to tour the BB in small groups of 6 people.

"Blackbox项目成功打造了全球第一个移动虚拟化数据中心,提供了极佳的能源、
空间和性能效益,专用于满足空间狭小、动力及冷却耗电已达负荷的用户的需求,
将为客户带来快捷经济的数据中心部署,实现了数据中心的全新革命,使数据中心应用更加普及。
此次在中国巡展引起的广泛反响,证明了Sun Blackbox项目的强大客户利益。” by Paul Li,
Marketing Director, Greater China.

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Saturday Oct 20, 2007

Rolling into Beijing + Sticker Number 2

The Project Blackbox Tour rolled into Beijing this morning (Beijing-time).

The photos here are the best evening photos yet! They were forwarded to me by Peng Wang who is working with the tour in Beijing.

Here is the tour semi parked in front of the hotel:

Here is a wider view with the hotel as the backdrop. Great shot.

This is going to be a great tour stop so be sure you have registered!

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