Sun and The Getty Museum
Sun and the J. Paul Getty Museum are collaborating to deliver
location-based personalization services for museum visitors by
leveraging technologies such as the Java programming language and XML
and using the Sun ONE vision as a
UBS Warburg Uses MindAlign for Instant Messaging
Intranet Links Traders with Clients
Traders in foreign exchange, equities and fixed income at UBS Warburg
are using MindAlign, a collaboration tool from divine Inc. that runs on
the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) to
exchange instant messages about market information in real time. The
solution runs on UltraSPARC II or III or faster servers with the
Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE).
"Smart Services for Media Networks"
Using Sun Open Net Environment Architecture
By providing a common framework that synthesizes open network interfaces
and infrastructure to implement the vision of shared context across the
media value chain, Sun ONE allows the
deployment of smart media services that benefit content owners and
media services providers and media network operators.
Tunathon II Results
SAS Performance Increases on Sun Platform
Sun and SAS have announced preliminary results from their latest
collaborative engineering effort associated with Sun's Tunathon II
program. Running unmodified and non-customized user application code on
Sun's mid-range and high-end servers, the application performance for
Release 9.0 of SAS software improved between 120 percent and more than
300 percent depending on the specific application areas.
Sun Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Results
Revenues for the Third Quarter: $3.1 billion
On April 18, 2002, Sun reported results for its fiscal third
quarter which ended March 31, 2002. Revenues for the third quarter were
$3.1 billion, essentially flat, as compared with the $3.1 billion in
revenues reported for the second quarter of fiscal year 2002. The
audiocast transcript is available on the Sun Web site.
Solaris Operating Environment in the Wireless World
From Wired to Wireless
Java technology from Sun has enabled wireless connectivity, ubiquitous
computing that lets devices connect to a network regardless of
location. The Solaris 8 OE can
deliver the type of infrastructure needed to compete in the wireless
market by providing the complete feature set to enable outstanding
availability, reliability, and scalability. Solaris OE enables
developers to create powerful applications that optimize both Solaris
OE and Java technologies.
Sun Rebranding Software Products
Sun will rebrand its iPlanet Software, Forte Software,
StarOffice Software and Sun Chili!Soft Software product lines
under the Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) brand. Some of the
products being rebranded are iPlanet Web Server, StarOffice 6.0
Software Office Suite and Forte Tools for Java IDE.
For Solaris Operating Environment
The Solaris 8 OE
End-of-Software-Support Announcements list a number of features that
have been removed from Solaris OE. A few are the HotJava Browser,
Solstice AdminSuite 2.3 Software, Solstice AutoClient 2.1
the Java Development Kit: JNI 1.0 Interface.
Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Networking
For the Solaris 8 Operating Environment
Advances in microprocessors and network technology have led to an
exponential growth in the Internet. IPv6, the next-generation Internet
Protocol, overcomes the limitations of the current version, IPv4, by
providing larger address space. Now available in the
Solaris 8 OE, IPv6 enables developers to build
applications for the next-generation Internet.
Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.0
Download and User Guide
The Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment Users Guide, written for
system administrators and support personnel who are already familiar
with Sun disk array and storage area network (SAN) products, describes
how to use the Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment graphical user
Sun ONE Starter Kit
Essential Products, Technologies and Information
The Sun ONE Starter Kit features Forte for Java 3.0 Community
and Enterprise Editions, and iPlanet Application, Web, Portal,
Integration and Directory Servers under right-to-develop licenses.
Additionally, the latest Java Development Kit,
the J2EE 1.3 platform, currently available parts of the
Java technology APIs pack (JAX Pack)and links to third-party
products are included.