Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy shows off a Sun Fire T2000 server, the reward for catching either of the two signed golf balls he is about to hit into the audience at Symantec's annual Vision conference in San Francisco.
His keynote address on the second day of the event was one of the Sun chairman's first public appearances since the changes at the helm of the Santa Clara, Calif., company.
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