Sun Announces CommunityOne Event - May 7, 2007 Free One Day Conference Focuses On Open Source and Web Technologies,

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    SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun
 Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   SUNW), today announced that registration is now
 open for its new CommunityOne event that will be held May 7th at Moscone
 Center in San Francisco --
 Sun's annual technology event, the JavaOne(SM) conference will be held May
 8 - 11, also at Moscone Center.
     CommunityOne is a free, one-day event designed for open source and web
 developers to gain detailed technical information on free and open source
 projects including, NetBeans(TM) Software, OpenSolaris (TM), GlassFish(TM),
 OpenJDK and the Mobile & Embedded Community, as well as interact with other
 participants to exchange ideas and best practices. In addition,
 CommunityOne will host talks on topics relating to Web 2.0, James Governor
 and Stephen O'Grady from the analyst firm RedMonk will moderate an
 unconference, Ian Murdock will host a session on open operating systems and
 Sun will host its second Startup Camp event.
     The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a general session and panel
 discussion. Then attendees can spend the rest of the day attending
 expert-led technology break-out sessions across the different conference
 tracks. CommunityOne will close with an evening networking reception from
 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     This year, the NetBeans software team will be hosting the fourth annual
 NetBeans Software Day as part of the CommunityOne event. NetBeans Software
 Day offers developers a chance to learn from the experts, find out
 firsthand what's new and what's coming in the NetBeans Integrated
 Development Environment and network with other members of the community,
 including the Java Posse and Sun Vice President and Fellow, James Gosling.
 As a special bonus, the first 400 attendees of NetBeans Software Day will
 receive a complimentary copy of "Rich Client Programming: Plugging into the
 NetBeans Platform" by Tim Boudreau, Jaroslav Tulach, and Geertjan Wielenga.
     CommunityOne topics will include:
     NetBeans Software Day
     GlassFish Community (
     OpenJDK and Mobile & Embedded Communities (
     Open Operating Systems -- led by Ian Murdock (
     OpenSolaris Community (
     Web 2.0 (
     RedMonk unconference -- moderated by industry analysts
     Startup Camp  (
     There is no charge to attend Community One, but space is limited. Full
 program details and information can be found at:
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer"(TM) -- guides Sun in
 the development of technologies that power the world's most important
 markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is
 at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun
 can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at
     Jacki DeCoster
     Sun Microsystems
     (415) 294-4482
     Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, NetBeans, OpenSolaris, GlassFish
 and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

SOURCE Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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