Sun Microsystems Recognizes Top Suppliers in 2007 Awards Program

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Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the winners of its 17th annual Supplier Awards Program. The Best-in-Class and Meritorious Performance Awards recognize companies that make outstanding contributions to Sun's record of delivering superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers.

The Network is the Computer

    The Best-in-Class Award evaluates the performance of all suppliers that delivered a similar product or service and recognizes the highest performer in that area. This award also considers suppliers that demonstrated significant improvement over the course of Sun's fiscal year. The Meritorious Performance Award recognizes suppliers that have shown exemplary performance in any specific area.

The 2007 Best-in-Class (Commodity Class) Award winners are:

-- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (Standard Silicon)

-- Emulex Corporation (OEM Products)

-- General Dynamics Information Technology (Hardware/Software Field Service)

-- LSI Corporation (Custom Silicon)

-- Micron Technology, Inc. (Memory - DRAM)

-- MiTAC International Corporation/SYNNEX Corporation (External Manufacturing)

-- ModusLink Corporation (Software & Supply Chain Services)

-- Procuri (eSourcing Software & Services)

The 2007 Meritorious Performance Award winners are:

-- BAE Systems

-- DecisionOne Corporation

-- DSV Solutions

-- Emerson Network Power

-- HCL Technologies, Ltd.

-- Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

-- NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.

-- Qimonda AG

-- Renesas Technology America, Inc.

Sun Executives Applaud Supplier Commitment

"Sun's direct-to-customer logistics model means we rely heavily on the support and determination of our supply base," said Eugene McCabe, executive vice president of Worldwide Operations at Sun Microsystems, Inc. "We congratulate the top suppliers that are helping us build a reputation for record on-time delivery, lead-time performance and superior support."

Kurt Doelling, vice president of Supply Management at Sun, added, "These suppliers have shown exceptional performance and are vital to our ability to deliver and service Sun's products in a timely and cost-efficient manner. They continuously allow us to exceed customer expectations and drive us to raise our own expectations of what we can provide."

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

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Java and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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