Sun Microsystems beat Wall Street by a penny as it recorded a 13 per cent jump in profit in its fiscal third quarter.
Profit for the period ended 28 March rose to $261.2 million, or 63 cents a share compared to $232 million, or 59 cents a share last year. Excluding charges, profit was $291.4 million, or 71 cents a share. Analysts had expected 70 cents a share.
Sun said it enjoyed "particularly strong demand" for workgroup servers, high end systems, plus storage and services.
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