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Sun Microsystems develops business continuity system

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- US IT company Sun Microsystems has developed a new business continuity system. Enterprise Continuity is designed for companies with multiple data centres, Sun said in October. If one of these sites is unable to function, the system automatically routes transactions to an alternative site.

Enterprise Continuity combines Sun hardware and software with Nortel Networks’ dense wavelength division multiplexing-based OPTera 5200 Multiservice Platform. It also uses dark fibre and