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|January 23, 1998||
Sun Microsystems posts 69% growth in IndiaSun Microsystems posted a 69 per cent growth in India in the quarter ending December 1997 over the corresponding period last year.
The improvement was achieved by growths in both UNIX workstation and enterprise server segments across all major industry sectors.
Sun Managing Director in India Bhaskar Pramanik said that Sun India's "performance amidst conservative industry forecasts is the outcome of an
Sun Microsystems in Asia, which includes ASEAN and India grew by an impressive 40 per cent in revenues for calendar year 1997 over 1996.
"We are very pleased with such a growth in this region, especially with the economic uncertainties as the backdrop during the last six months of 1997. It is a strong testimony to the fact that the Internet and intranet technologies as well as the new Java computing paradigm are taking hold in the region. Companies want to stay or extend their competitiveness. We are particularly glad that out customers have chosen Sun as their computing platform of choice to ensure that their competitiveness is a sustainable advantage over the long term," said Lionel Lim, managing director (Asia south) of Sun Microsystems.
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