Sun Microsystems selects Terraplay Systems to join its Game Advisory Board

Sun Microsystems selects Terraplay Systems to join its Game Advisory Board Stockholm, February 16, 2004. Terraplay Systems to work with Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the future development of Java(TM) technology based gaming Terraplay Systems, the Swedish based multiplayer real-time network solutions company, has been selected by Sun Microsystems to join their Game Advisory Board. The Board is tasked with mapping out the future development of Java(TM) technology based gaming initiatives from Sun and will draw on the specific expertise of a variety of major companies invited to participate. Terraplay will contribute its expertise in real- time multiplayer network technology for both the mobile and fixed line environments. "We are pleased to have Terraplay on board for this initiative. Their extensive experience in both the fixed line and mobile markets will be a considerable contribution to the Board. The goals of this initiative is to identify and promote optimum Java(TM) technology based game solutions to operators and ensure the full potential of the market is realised", says Chris Melissinos, Chief Gaming Officer at Sun Microsystems. Terraplay is a network solution for multiplayer gaming designed to support all types of real-time games, from turn-based, sports and racing games to massively multiplayer games with thousands of players. The technology supports PS2, X-Box and PC based gaming in the fixed market. In the same way, the mobile solution allows consumers to play multiplayer in real-time over GPRS and 3G networks supporting an extensive range of mobile devices and platforms. "This initiative from Sun is a significant development for the Java(TM) technology based gaming market. We are very pleased with the appointment and we look forward to working closely with the Board at what is an exciting time for operators, developers and consumers. ", says Jeremy Lewis CEO of Terraplay Systems. About Terraplay Systems AB Terraplay Systems develops carrier grade on-line network technology. The Terraplay solution enables network operators and publishers to provide gaming services in fixed or mobile environments to a large number of users. For application and game developers, Terraplay currently provides tools for Windows, PlayStation®2, Xbox and for all download enabled mobile devices, including mophun(TM), J2ME, Pocket PC, SmartPhone and Symbian OS. Terraplay has the most comprehensive catalogue with mobile multiplayer games on the market. More information can be found at For more information please contact: Stefan Vlachos, Product Marketing Director, Terraplay Systems AB Email:, phone: +46-707 28 75 33 Jeremy Hamill-Keays, Content Director, Terraplay Systems AB Email:, phone: +46-706 43 46 27 About SUN Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the World Wide Web at ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: