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Sun.Com Consulting Services
For Mobile Enterprises and Wireless
An important trend in the wireless market is the development of new
IP-based services that can be delivered over traditional wireless
infrastructures. The Wireless Services Suite from Sun
can help improve the availability, scalability and security, as well
as the quality of service delivery architecture.
SWIFTNet FIX Messaging Service and STP
OpenFinance Magazine Fall 2002
The Fall 2002 issue of OpenFinance magazine contains articles on the
Sun LX50 server and the access it offers to features such as
SWIFTNet Link on Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE). The
issue also features articles on the SWIFTNet FIX hub, a messaging service
pilot program for the financial services market to improve straight
through processing (STP).
InsiTech's XML Tunneling Technology
A Write Once, Run Anywhere Success Story
The InsiTech Group, an information technology firm specializing in
business analysis, solution design and distributed applications
development, provides value to its clients by combining its IT
expertise with its patent pending Java technology and XML
development tool called XML
Tunneling Technology (XTT). XTT is a complete distributed application
development and runtime platform that allows for the creation of rich
graphical user interfaces for local/distributed applications, but is as
thin or thinner than an HTML front end.
Landrum Company Updates Banking Operations
With Kirchman Bankway and Sun Solutions
When the Landrum Company, an $850 million Missouri-based bank holding
company, wanted greater functionality than its existing platform could
provide, they turned to Sun and the Kirchman Corp. for a
cost-effective, open systems solution. Kirchman rehosted Landrum's
existing applications and data to the Solaris Operating Environment
(Solaris OE) version of its Kirchman Bankway software, meeting all of
Landrum's goals and expectations.
Sun Certification Accelerator Packages for Sun ONE Platform Middleware
Certification at a Lower Cost and a Faster Pace
Sun has developed two comprehensive certification packages for the
Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) middleware platform that speed
up certification and provide it at a more affordable price. One is
designed for intermediate level engineers, the other for advanced
engineers. The price for both increases on February 1, 2003.
Powering the Sun ONE Platform with the Solaris Operating Environment
A Technical White Paper
In a 24-page white paper, discussion centers on the
Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) platform and Web Services, how the Solaris
Operating Environment (Solaris OE) provides an underlying platform that is scalable,
available, manageable and secure, and finally describes the
best-of-breed components and integrated Java technology support available.
N1: Introducing Just-in-time Computing
An Executive Brief
The executive brief on N1 covers how Sun N1 can help IT managers keep
their companies competitive. "Just in Time" computing is based on
the Just in Time manufacturing model that lets vendors know exactly
how much product is needed for the next manufacturing run. This reduces
excess inventory. N1 will help reduce the management complexity in the
datacenter caused by the explosion of new applications and server
Sun ONE Calendar Server 5.1.1 Available for Download
Built on Open, Modular, Standards-based Architecture
Sun ONE Calendar Server 5.1.1 (formerly iPlanet Calendar
Server) provides a highly scalable and reliable carrier-grade,
Web-based solution. With an open, modular and standards-based
architecture, the Sun ONE Calendar Server 5.1.1 allows
scheduling, task and resource management. Native support for the Sun
ONE Calendar Server 5.1.1 standards allows users to schedule events in
a format that is easily shared across the Internet.
Sun StorEdge 3300 Series
Offers Affordable Alternative for Workgroups
The new Sun StorEdge 3300 series arrays combine the power and
availability of enterprise storage systems with the simplicity and
affordability of workgroup arrays. The first member is the Sun
StorEdge 3310 SCSI array. A new second redundant array of
independent disks (RAID) controller is also available.
Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array
Modular Design Provides Flexibility
The Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI array offers enterprise-class
availability, scalability and adaptability to customers with demanding,
fast-growing environments. The Sun StorEdge 3310 array's modular design
simplifies the task of adding storage capacity while enterprise
management features and rugged construction ensure ease of use and
reliability of service.
Upgrades to Sun StorEdge L25 and L100 Tape Libraries
Upgrade Paths and Allowances
Customers are now able to trade in selected Sun tape
libraries and those from other vendors and receive value toward
the purchase of a new Sun
StorEdge L25 or Sun StorEdge L100 base tape library and
associated installed drives.
Sun StorEdge 9900 ShadowImage Software
Repricing and Restructuring of License Scheme
Sun StorEdge 9900 ShadowImage software licensing had been based on
the total usable capacity of the Primary Volumes within a Sun
StorEdge 9980 or Sun StorEdge 9970 system. Now total usable capacity is
the total logical (i.e., emulation formatted) capacity of all the
logical devices in all the array groups in the subsystem. Usable
capacity is not affected by any RAID architecture-specific factors.
Education and Research
Ohlone College Adopts IT Infrastructure from Sun and Extreme Networks
System Includes Sun Ray Thin Clients and ExtremeWare
Sun and Extreme Networks Inc. are delivering an innovative, simplified
computing infrastructure to connect users and desktop applications at
Ohlone College in Northern California's East Bay. The solution enables
better performance, enhanced security and
greater uptime based on the Sun Ray Appliance architecture and
Extreme Networks' high performance multi-layer Gigabit Ethernet
switching solutions. The combined solution is expected to help lower
total cost of ownership by up to 30 percent over a PC environment.
Two Books on Java Technology
Covering Java Foundation Classes/Swing API and Java DataBase Connectivity API
Two new books on Java technology cover the Java Foundation
Classes/Swing API user interface and Java DataBase
Connectivity (JDBC) API 3.0
O'Reilly Book on XSL-FO Tool Set
Moving from XML to Print
Dave Pawson's new book "XSL-FO" explores one method by which
developers and Web designers can convert XML to print. Extensible Style
Language-Formatting Objects (XSL-FO) is a set of tools used to
describe page printouts of XML (including XHTML) documents. Developers who need
to produce printed material from their XML documents can use XSL-FO as a bridge.
"JavaServer Pages, Second Edition"
Bergsten's Updated Text Showcases Use of Java Servlets
The JavaServer Pages (JSP) framework uses a component-based
approach that allows Web developers to easily combine static HTML with
Java programming language components for dynamic features. The new
edition of "JavaServer Pages" by Hans Bergsten shows developers how
they can use the Java technology servlets to create their own effective
"BGP" by Iljitsch van Beijnum
Using Border Gateway Protocol for Internet Interdomain Routing
The O'Reilly book "BGP" by Iljitsch van Beijnum provides network
administrators with the information they need to know to run Border
Gateway Protocol (BGP) for regular IPv4 routing in all but the very
largest networks. The book covers BGP configuration and operation in
an Internet environment and how to troubleshoot it.
New Product Marketplace
Kanisa 4.0 Provides Increased ROI
Infrastructure Improved Three Ways
Kanisa Inc. has enhanced the existing infrastructure of Kanisa 4.0 to
provide a better ROI in three ways. First, by adding both the
Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) and Windows platforms.
Secondly, by including Knowledge Extractor, which allows access to a
rich variety of sources regardless of format, location or platform.
Thirdly, Kanisa provides Web Services architecture that is
industry-standard to connect with almost any other system.
Marimba Releases Enhanced Change Management Offerings
Supports UNIX Systems, Linux, Windows and .NET Server Environments
Marimba Inc. has released a series of inventory, targeting, packaging
and reporting enhancements to its Server Change Management offerings.
Marimba has also created an alliance with Citrix Systems to provide
support for Terminal Services management capabilities.
NetBotz Adds Support for Sun Systems to Advanced Device Crawlers Software
Internal Vitals Monitoring Software Detects Hardware Failures
NetBotz Inc. has extended its Advanced Device Crawlers software to
support the Sun hardware platform. Advanced Device Crawler, an internal
vitals monitoring package, provides system data such as CPU
temperature, fan speed and power supply status on a cross-platform
basis to aid detection of hardware failures and reduce network