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Sun ONE Identity Server Policy Agent 1.0 for WebLogic 6.1 SP2
Download and Release Notes

The Sun ONE Identity Server (formerly iPlanet Directory Server Access Management Edition) for WebLogic 6.1 SP2 is designed to help organizations manage secure access to Web-based resources. It enables customers to deploy a comprehensive identity management system that helps secure and protect enterprise assets and at the same time deliver Web-based services via the Internet.

Extending the Reach of Wireless with Project JXTA Technology
Project JXTA for the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition

Analysts predict that the demand for wireless device applications is set to explode, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Developers are reassessing the tools such as Project JXTA and the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) available to them for meeting this growing need. In "JXTA for J2ME -- Extending the Reach of Wireless With JXTA Technology," Akhil Arora, Carl Haywood and Kuldip Singh Pabla consider the implications of this predicted growth for P2P computing.

WBEM Dynamic Reconfiguration (WDR) 1.0 and Mobile Media API 1.0
Software Downloads Available

Two software applications are now available for download. The WBEM Dynamic Reconfiguration (WDR) 1.0 for Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) (SPARC Platform Edition) delivers enhanced capabilities that makes the Solaris OE manageable by a multitude of WBEM application developers. The Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2ME) Mobile Media API Reference Implementation Version 1.0 (MMAPI) includes the source code as well as a binary runtime of MMAPI, as well as tools and documentation intended for assistance in porting MMAPI.

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New Sun StorEdge L25 and L100 Modular Tape Libraries
Can be Upgraded in the Field

The new Sun StorEdge L25 and L100 modular tape libraries are available with LTO SCSI HVD and Sun StorEdge DLT8000 HVD drives. The Sun StorEdge L25 is a 25 LTO-cartridge (21 with DLT), 1-2 drive stackable library and the Sun StorEdge L100 is a 100 LTO-cartridge (84 with DLT), 1-6 drive library. These libraries can be upgraded in the field.

New Sun StorEdge Enterprise Storage Manager 1.0 Software
Provides Open Standards-based (CIM/WBEM) Storage Management Solutions

Sun StorEdge Enterprise Storage Manager 1.0 software, a new addition to the Sun StorEdge software family, leverages the Storage ONE initiative of providing open standards-based (CIM/WBEM) storage management solutions that lower TCO and improve application service levels. The new release simplifies the management and deployment of Sun storage area network (SAN) solutions by streamlining operational activities and reducing the complexities associated with management.

Workgroup Storage Overview
Sun Storage Solutions

There are several different configurations for workgroup storage to meet the needs of various customers. These configurations include the Sun StorEdge T3 Array, Sun StorEdge A1000/D1000 Arrays, Sun StorEdge S1 Array, Sun StorEdge D2 Array and Netra st A1000/D1000 array.

SNIA and Vendors Prepare Storage Management Demonstration
A SAN Managed through CIM/WBEM Technology

Fourteen SNIA member companies gathered last week at the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Technology Center in Colorado Springs, CO, to conduct the first of a series of collaborative "plugfests" to begin testing for a demonstration at the upcoming Storage Networking Conference. CIM-SAN-1 will be the first public demonstration of a SAN being completely managed through CIM/WBEM technology.

Storage Tape Backup and Restore Overview
Sun StorEdge Products

The Sun StorEdge family of backup and restore solutions offers efficient, reliable and cost-effective ways to back up and protect enterprise data, depending on your specific enterprise needs. These solutions utilize cartridges with magnetic tape technology such as Digital Linear Tape (DLT) and Linear Tape Open (LTO).

Developer
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Beta Draft of the MIDP 1.0 Style Guide
Recommendations for Designing the User-interfaces of MIDlets

The beta draft of the MIDP 1.0 Style Guide is now available (chapters 1 through 3) online. The MIDP Style Guide provides recommendations for designing the user-interfaces of MIDlets, applications written in the Java programming language for MIDP. It guides user-interface (UI) designers, application developers, and MIDP implementors toward a common set of practices that are based on good UI and software design principles, user studies and the specific requirements of MIDP.

News from Sunfreeware.com
Solaris Software Companion CD, OpenSSH and Perl 5.8.0

The sunfreeware.com Web site now offers users of the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) several new tools. These include the Solaris Software Companion CD, OpenSSH and OpenSSL and a new version of Perl, 5.8.0.

Sun Partner Pavilion
Showcase your Solutions with a Bang!

The Sun Partner Pavilion is a comprehensive, streamlined marketing offering that allows Sun Partners to showcase their products with complementary Sun Partners. Locations and dates include New York on August 28-30, San Francisco on September 9-13, Atlanta September 8-13 and COMDEX in Las Vegas on November 18-22.

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