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 Feb 06, 2009
Published Feb 06, 2009
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The rating on Sun Microsystems Inc. reflects the company's good, but not leading, position (based on all operating systems) in the highly competitive global server market, its relatively narrow market base--specifically in comparison with major competitors--and inconsistent profitability. Moderate debt levels and strong liquidity partially offset these factors. Although Sun has made consistent investment in new product development and has a significant base of relatively consistent service revenues, we believe total revenue growth (excluding the effect of currency) remains a challenge. Revenues in the first half of fiscal 2009 declined 9% compared with the same period in the previous year. Sun's ability to achieve sustained, profitable revenue growth will in part depend on greater market penetration into the company's targeted

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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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