JavaOne Conference Is May 6-9 in San Francisco: AMD, Intel and Oracle Participate as Platinum Cosponsors -- 2008 Conference Adds New Tracks, Including Next-Generation Web, Rich Media, Consumer Technologies and More

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Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA), today announced that registration for the 2008 JavaOne(SM) conference is underway at: and companies wishing to exhibit at the 2008 JavaOne conference can get additional information at:

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    More than 60 exhibitors and the following cosponsors have already signed on to participate in this year's Conference, including:

Platinum Cosponsors - AMD, Intel, Oracle

Cosponsors - BEA Systems, BluAge, IBM, InterSystems, Microsoft, Navteq, Parasoft

Located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 6-9, the JavaOne conference is the definitive venue for the industry to highlight the latest implementations, innovations and success stories in Java technology, scripting, open source, Web 2.0 and more. The JavaOne conference team is always looking for ways to make the Conference more cost effective and this year, the cost to attend the 2008 JavaOne conference has been reduced by $200 U.S.

The JavaOne Conference provides attendees with a virtually unparalleled opportunity to learn from the creators and foremost experts in Java technology. The 2008 Conference will encompass hundreds of in-depth technical sessions, Hands-on Labs and Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BOFs). While continuing to focus on the core Java technologies, this year's Conference topics have expanded even further to include sessions and tracks on technologies that work well with Java technology, including the following:

-- Rich Media and Content

-- Next Generation Web

-- Consumer Technologies

-- Scripting Languages

-- Open Source

-- SOA and Enterprise Integration

Details on specific sessions and the JavaOne conference schedule is now available at: Developers can also subscribe to the JavaOne conference RSS feed at: to obtain headline news, announcements and the latest conference information.

Duke's Choice Awards

Sun is also announcing Call for Submissions to the sixth annual Duke's Choice Awards, which celebrate extreme innovation in the world of Java technology. Duke's Choice award selection is based on the innovation and creativity of the Java technology-based applications and services, including: web applications and tools, mobile applications and services, games and card-based applications. Winners will receive a statuette of 'Duke,' the Java technology mascot and be recognized for their achievement at the 2008 JavaOne conference. Full details and the submission form for the Duke's Choice awards are available at:

About the JavaOne Conference

Located at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 6-9, the annual JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology innovations with Java technology, scripting, Open Source, Web 2.0 and more. Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the JavaOne conference, visit

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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