Sun Microsystems has laid off 1,300 workers, as part of a previously announced cost-cutting programme to axe around...
The cost-cutting, announced by the firm last November, will eventually see up to 18% of Sun's headcount being slashed.
The loss-making company had previously announced the loss of 130 jobs at its Scottish site. The firm has cut thousands of jobs over recent years, as its share of the high-end server market rapidly shrank.
The 1,300 jobs to go are worldwide and across the company, and include vice-presidents and directors, according to Sun.