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Education and Research
25 Feb 2002
Australian University Announces $5.5M Alliance with Sun, HDS
Over the Next Four Years

The University of Western Sydney (UWS), Australia, has selected the Sun and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) alliance for its largest IT project to date, signing a $5.5 million contract with the two companies over the next four years. The university is consolidating more than 15 servers across three computer rooms into two new data centers with a tailored architecture to meet the existing and emerging e-learning needs of the institution.
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25 Feb 2002
Virtual Education Space (VES)
Building a Shared Services Infrastructure with Sun Open Net Environment

The Virtual Education Space (VES) initiative is a preK-12 platform initiative that aims to give teachers, students and parents online access to educational resources. The case study illustrates the core business reasons and benefits for choosing Sun ONE. The case study also shows the architecture objective of VES and the central role Sun ONE is playing in translating the VES vision into reality.
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25 Feb 2002
Princeton University Meta Portal Strategy
Using Sun Open Net Environment

Princeton has chosen uPortal, a free, sharable university portal based on Java technology and developed by the Java in Administration Special Interest Group (JA-SIG) as the infrastructure for its Desktop for Department Managers portal, one of several portals under development by the university.
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