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W is for Workstation

The “computer is the network”, “the network is the storage”, “the thigh bone is connected to the knee bone” and so on. Some of these phrases have been associated with Sun throughout the years and like all good computer companies their focus has shifted with time. These days Sun are appearing to move back to workstations and hence SUNW where, W is for Workstation. Revealed at a recent event, a very flashy new system, code-named Metropolis (as it will probably form part of a sprawling urban jungle) seems to have gotten the shift recognised by the press. source: The Register