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Sun Grows Sequential Revenue
In Total Server Market

According to IDC's worldwide quarterly server tracker for 2Q02, Sun bolstered its total market position in both revenue and shipments compared to last quarter. Sun also maintains its lead in the UNIX systems market with over 78,000 units shipped and $1.750 billion in revenue. Across the total server market, Sun increased its revenue by 11 percent and 13 percent in shipments quarter-over-quarter.

Java Card Technology Implemented in Taiwan's Health System
Sun Technology Powers Secure Solution

The Bureau of National Health Insurance of Taiwan (BNHI) has successfully began a rollout of 22 million Java Card technology-powered IC (Integrated Circuit) health cards to Taiwan citizens in July, replacing its original paper-based system. Important data recorded on the card can only be accessed when the security key codes of both the doctor's and patient's cards are mutually authenticated to avoid privacy violation.

Software
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Sun ONE Identity Server
With Security Assertion Markup Language 1.0 Specification

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 1.0 specification defines a common XML framework for exchanging security assertions among security authorities. The primary goal is to achieve interoperability across different vendor platforms that provide authentication and authorization services. The Sun ONE Identity Server (formerly iPlanet Identity Server: Access Management Edition) 6.0 will support the open industry standard SAML specification as the framework for interoperability across different security domains, applications and security infrastructure.

Software Only and Hardware Only SunSpectrum Program Contracts
For Sun LX50 Server Users

Low cost hardware and large, dense computing environments normally drive customers to require an unbundled support offering -- a portfolio where they can buy software support independent of hardware support. Therefore, Sun is offering SunSpectrum Hardware Only (HWON) and SunSpectrum Software-Only (SWON) support contracts for the Sun LX50 server.

Solaris WBEM Services
An Implementation of WBEM/CIM Standards

Solaris Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) Services and the Sun WBEM Software Development Kit (SDK) are the implementation from Sun of the emerging WBEM standards for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE). Integrated with Java technology-based services, the Sun WBEM SDK makes it easier for software developers to create applications based on the CIM schema and XML/HTTP communication standards.

Sun ONE Infrastructure Products: Services Integration Course
Course Available

The Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Infrastructure Products: Services Integration course demonstrates how Sun offers an integrated product line of standards-based servers to build the infrastructure for Sun ONE Services on Demand. Sun ONE Portal Server: Personalized Knowledge Services: Installation and Configuration is a new Web-based course that serves as an introduction to Sun ONE Portal Server: Personalized Knowledge Services, 3.01C. (The Sun ONE Portal Server was formerly the iPlanet Portal Server.)

Beta Testers Needed to Help Test Sun Download Manager 1.0 Software
World's First 100% Java Technology GUI-based Download Manager

Beta testers are needed to help test Sun Download Manager 1.0 (SDM) software, a Java technology GUI-based download manager. The Sun Download Manager software works on any platform running Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) v1.2.2 or higher. The beta program will run during September 2002.

The RDBSpace Project
An Implementation of a JavaSpaces Service

The RDBSpace project is an implementation of a JavaSpaces service specification that utilizes a relational database back-end for persistent storage of tuples. By relying on native database technologies, RDBSpace can provide advanced functionality to the JavaSpaces service, such as replication, clustering, backup/recovery and encryption.

Storage
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Sun StorEdge Configuration Service Software 1.0
For Sun StorEdge T3 Arrays

Sun StorEdge Configuration Service software for the Sun StorEdge T3 array is a new product that delivers a centralized, Web-based management platform to help simplify storage and IT operations. The software can discover, monitor and configure Sun StorEdge T3 arrays from a single management console.

Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 Software
With Sun StorEdge QFS Software

The Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 software (which replaces Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 3.5 software) combined with Sun StorEdge QFS software provides a highly scalable, true shared file system with exceptional performance for accessing data and for built-in volume management.

Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 Software
With Sun StorEdge SAM-FS

The Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 software with Sun StorEdge SAM-FS is a complete file system with archiving, quick restore and disaster recovery capability, as well as built in volume management. The Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite enables customers to drastically reduce their backup window and to quickly backup/archive and restore their data from local or remote storage with disk-to-disk archiving.

Developer
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Invoking ISA-specific Application Binary using isaexec(3C)
Access1.sun.com Tech Notes

The Access1.sun.com Tech Notes Web site contains technical details for invoking Instruction Set Architecture (ISA)-specific application binary using isaexec(3C). This tech tip (document ID 01585) is for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) (SPARC Platform Edition) version 7 and above.

OpenSSL_0.9.6e Now Available for Download
For Solaris OE (SPARC Platform Edition ) 9, 8, 7, 2.6, 2.5 and Intel Platform Edition 8

OpenSSL_0.9.6e is now available for download for Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) (SPARC Platform Edition) 9, 8, 7, 2.6, 2.5 and for Solaris OE (Intel Platform Edition) 8. In addition, GNU gcc 3.2 compiler suite has been released with 64-bit support executables where appropriate for Solaris 7 and 8 OE (SPARC Platform Edition).

Download Code Samples: Enterprise JavaBeans Framework and More
CORBA and LDAP

Some of the downloads of code samples include an Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) framework, a servlet CORBA sample, a HelloWorld SOAP sample and more.

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