Sun Technology Powers Healthcare Tradeshow
Radiological Society of North America
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) tradeshow has chosen
Sun servers and the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) to
provide 24x7 uptime for RSNAnet, the RSNA's conference environment for
demonstrating advanced telecommunications technologies and
applications. RSNAnet enables exhibitors to send or exchange medical
information through the Internet from booth to booth, building to
building or around the world.
Sun Technology Used in "Monsters, Inc."
250 Powerful Sun Servers
Disney/Pixar's latest animated feature film, "Monsters, Inc.," was
developed using technology from Sun Microsystems. The film's
characters and scenes were brought to life in Pixar's powerful
Renderfarm of 250 Sun Enterprise Midrange Servers. Pixar's
Renderfarm has run on Sun technology for nearly six years, through the
creation of "Toy Story," "A Bug's Life" and "Toy Story 2."
Wenhui and Xinmin United Press Group
Deploying Sun Servers and Sun StorEdge Disk Arrays
Facing increasingly steep competition, mass media organizations in
China have tried to strengthen themselves by joining forces. One such
organization is Wenhui and Xinmin United Press Group. The press
group needed small, reliable servers to house the
information system, as well as its equally critical news reporting and
editing application, which handles everything from page layout to
prepress. The company found its answer in Sun technology.
Sun Upgrade Allowance Program
Keep Pace with Technology Innovations
The Sun Upgrade Allowance Program is designed to help enterprises
keep pace with technical innovations and changing business needs. The
main page of the Installed Base Business page for System and Mass
Storage Upgrades contains information on many upgrade programs,
including midframe and midrange servers, workgroup servers, Netra
servers, storage, workstations, components and success
stories whitepapers. There is also information on consolidating
workgroup servers, storage, midframe and midrange systems.
Cut TCO and Rein in Capital Spending
Financial Solutions from Sun
Executives are constantly looking for more cost-effective ways of
managing their computing infrastructure. By tapping into Sun's
Installed Base of Business (IBB) programs as well as Sun Microsystems
Finance lease services, enterprises can discover overall financial
solutions that lower total cost of ownership (TCO) while reining in capital
Sun and Digital Television Leaders
Deliver Sun Media Appliance Platform
The Sun Media Appliance Platform, from Sun and several digital television
leaders, is a set of three channel-ready configurations of Sun systems
and iForce partner solutions for the interactive television (iTV),
Video on Demand (VoD) and broadband Network Equipment Provider (NEP)
markets. These partners and Sun are working together to develop the
value-priced, scalable foundation that will allow NEPs, content providers
and network operators to rapidly build and deploy interactive services
based on multi-vendor open interfaces.
The Connected Home
The Internet Lifestyle
The Connected Home features Java technologies powering next-generation smart homes.
Using residential gateway devices and set-top boxes as the nerve center
for the connected home, Sun and its technology partners demonstrated
exciting new services for home control and automation, interactive
television, entertainment on demand, and advanced telephony.
Interview: Marge Breya, VP of Sun Open Net Environment
Services on Demand Strategy
The Sun Web site offers an interview with Marge Breya, VP of Sun
Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) titled, "Sun's Services on Demand
Strategy." Breya offered her thoughts about services on demand, web
services, Sun's philosophy on such services in comparison to Microsoft
and IBM, and more.
Jini Technology Community Webcast
The Jini Community Program Webcast live broadcast on Wednesday,
December 12, 2001, at 1:00 pm (EST) is the first Community Webcast. It
is a new way for the community to come together, share information and
grow. The Webcast will offer the latest updates on approving standards in the Jini
Community via the Jini Community Decision Process (JDP), upcoming Jini Program events
and Jini technology-based commercial deployments.