Summary: Sun Microsystems Inc. - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research

Summary: Sun Microsystems Inc.

Summary: Sun Microsystems Inc. - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research
Summary: Sun Microsystems Inc.
Published Sep 04, 2008
Published Sep 04, 2008
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The rating on Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun Microsystems Inc. reflects the company's good, but not leading, position (based on all operating systems) in the highly competitive global server market, relatively narrow market base--particularly in comparison with major competitors--and inconsistent profitability. These factors are offset partially by moderate debt levels and strong liquidity. Although Sun has made consistent investment in new product development and has a significant base of relatively consistent service revenues, total revenue growth (excluding the impact of currency) remains a challenge. Revenues in fiscal 2008 ended June, totaled $13.8 billion, about flat compared with the same period in the previous year. The ability to achieve sustained, profitable revenue growth will, in part, depend on greater market penetration into

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Sun Microsystems Inc.
Computer Hardware (45202010)
Collateralized Debt Obligations, Commercial MBS, Corporations, Global Issuers, High Technology, Structured Finance
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