Sun Microsystems to support NBCOlympics.com
Sun Microsystems will provide the technology platform for NBCOlympics.com. The
NBCOlympics.com site is supported by 160 Sun Fire X4450 and Sun Fire X4150
servers. In the lead-up to and during the games, Sun Services will provide
installation, engineering expertise and support to NBCOlympics.com.
“Sun has worked hard to architect a powerful, energy efficient
platform for NBCOlympics.com that will rapidly scale for hundreds of millions
of sports fans who look to the Internet for the latest events and results,
” said Peter Ryan, executive vice-president, Global Sales and
Services, Sun Microsystems. Miller said:
NBCOlympics.com is redefining the Olympic experience and Sun Microsystems has
been an important partner in that effort. We have recognized the growing online
viewership for the Olympics and have worked with Sun to create a powerful and
feature-rich Web experience for NBCOlympics.com.
Olympic fans will have access to approximately 2,200 total hours of live
streaming Olympic broadband video coverage of 25 different sports on the site.