“Sun is a problem child, and the problem child has to change.”

Brent Bracelin, a hardware analyst for Pacific Crest Securities, after Sun Microsystems on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $1.67 billion. CEO Jonathan Schwartz said the Santa Clara company was adversely affected by the upheaval in the financial services industry.


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  • william

    Strange that one would call Sun a problem “child” since it is 25 years old. Clearly, it’s an adult facing a post-mid-life crisis after a very unsuccessful mid-life makeover and painful divorce that resulted in the loss of those who created, and brought Sun to its zenith in the late 90’s. In order to change there needs to be something left to change, and therein lies the problem.