Sun Launches Eco Advantage Program for IT, Emphasizes Higher Margins for Partners

Sun announced the launching of their Eco Advantage Program for partners.

Company Enhances Sun Partner Advantage Program with New Initiative; Eco IT Services Offerings Significantly Improve Margins for Partners

SANTA CLARA, CA April 15, 2008 Continuing the momentum of its ongoing Eco Innovation Initiative, Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: JAVA) today announced the Sun Eco Advantage Program (EAP), providing Sun Partner Advantage Program members with the tools, resources and training they need to build their own eco IT practices. This new program enables Sun's worldwide partners to deliver a comprehensive set of products and services to meet growing customer demand for energy-efficient IT strategies and solutions and increase revenue-generating opportunities. To learn more about EAP, visit

As companies face rising energy costs and look to deploy more energy-saving technologies, they are seeking partners who can deliver energy-efficient products, as well as assist with consulting and integration projects. A recognized leader in developing energy-efficient products and solutions, Sun is uniquely positioned to provide the proven methodologies and resources for partners to build eco IT services that will reduce customers' energy, cooling and space costs. This new program provides Sun Partner Advantage members with exclusive access to Sun's comprehensive portfolio of eco services and products, including Sun servers, such as the new Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 and T5240 servers announced last week, the virtualized Solaris Operating System and scalable archive products.

To the Sun PR team , maybe you shouldn't emphsized in a PR release to the public and customers that this offering significantly improve margins for partners.