Sun to Lay Off Up to 18% of Workers

Schachter, Ken
November 2008
Red Herring;11/14/2008, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Sun Microsystems will be laying off as must as 18 percent of its workforce in order to save $700 million to $800 million per year. In announcing the reduction of 5,000 to 6,000 jobs, the server and storage maker also said that Rich Green, executive vice president of software, has left the company. As part of the restructuring, Sun said it was realigning its software business groups.


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