World's Most Innovative Companies
By Dean Nelson on Mar 18, 2008
Looks like we made the top 50 list for Fastcompany.com's Worlds Most Innovative Companies. I would agree, we did take this as a challenge. :-)
Here's what they had to say...
#45 SUN MICROSYSTEMS
Data centers account for some 3% of world energy use, and Sun has taken that as a dare. Last year, its mad-scientist approach to energy efficiency -- and $2 billion R&D budget--caused ripples across the industry as the company released the UltraSPARC T2, the world's most efficient processor; Project Blackbox, the first modular data center; and a new Silicon Valley data center that increases computer power by 456% while cutting energy costs by more than 60%. With four straight profitable quarters for the first time since 2001 and 6% revenue growth, the forecast is sunny.