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Tomorrow Susan Landau honored!!

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This is great news for Sun
Women - especially for one of the Sun Women from the Boston area!!



Congratulations to Susan Landau on this huge achievement with the Anita
Borg Institute.  Next week,

she will be receiving the Women of Vision Award for Social Impact at
the 2008 Women of Vision

Awards Banquet in San Jose.





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Press
Release
Source:
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Sun
Microsystems is a Gold Sponsor of the Anita Borg Institute's Women of
Vision Awards Banquet


Monday April 28, 9:00 am ET

PALO ALTO,
Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:JAVA
- News)
announced today
that it is a Gold Sponsor of the 2008 Women of Vision Awards Banquet,
which will be held on May 8, 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose,
California. The annual Women of Vision Awards, sponsored by the Anita
Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI), honor women who are
making significant contributions to technology in three categories:
Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact. This year Sun Labs
Distinguished Engineer Susan Landau will be receiving the Women of
Vision Award for Social Impact.

Sun
believes that innovation requires agitation, that progress requires a
diversity of viewpoints collaborating to create something truly
different. Since 2000, we have reinforced that belief by supporting the
Anita Borg Institute, said Greg
Papadopoulos, chief technology officer and executive vice president of
research and development at Sun Microsystems. In
celebration of this year's Women of Vision Awards, congratulations to
Susan Landau, a brilliant engineer whose passion for supporting and
developing women in computer science research is surpassed only by her
internationally recognized expertise on the interplay between security,
cryptography, and public policy. I'm proud to have her at Sun.

Sun
Microsystems has been a longtime supporter of the Anita Borg Institute
and the Women of Vision Awards, said Telle
Whitney, CEO of ABI. Sun has built a
corporate culture focused on inclusion, and their efforts have enabled
the women of Sun to have a direct and positive impact on the world.

The Women of Vision Awards
Banquet will begin at 6:00 p.m. on May 8, 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel in
San Jose, California. Tables and tickets may be purchased online at http://anitaborg.org/wov.
Event
sponsorship opportunities are also available.

About Sun Microsystems,
Inc.

Sun Microsystems develops
the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a
singular vision The
Network is the Computer
Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community
development, and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than
100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com.

About the Anita Borg
Institute for Women and Technology (ABI)

In an increasingly
competitive global marketplace, the Anita Borg Institute provides
resources and programs for to help industry, academia, and government
recruit, retain, and develop women leaders in high-tech fields,
resulting in higher levels of technology innovation. ABI programs serve
high-tech women by creating a community and providing tools to help
them develop their careers. ABI is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 charitable
organization. ABI Partners include: Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft
Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Google, IBM, Intel, Cisco, Juniper
Networks, National Science Foundation, Symantec, NetApp, and Capgemini.
For more information, visit www.anitaborg.org.




Contact:
Anita Borg Institute
Jerri Barrett, 650-857-6095
jerrib@anitaborg.org


Source:
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

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