Sun IT Organization Consulting Services Assist in Meeting Enterprise Goals
Offers Help with Design, Development, Personnel and Resourcing
Sun Education Consultants provide a range of services to IT
organizations that help them meet the requirement increasingly imposed
on them to provide high availability services to the enterprise. Sun's
Education Consultants can assist with IT Organization Design, Skills
Development and Resourcing Services, which includes such considerations
as server and storage consolidation initiatives, platform migration,
security strategies and software development efforts.
Determining Which Financing Option Works for Your Company
Lease and Purchase Options from Sun Microsystems Finance
Sun Microsystems Finance has programs that enable companies to assess
their corporate goals and determine financing programs that suit every
situation. These programs take into account such considerations as
cash-flow requirements, plans for business expansion, intended length
of use and plans for disposition of equipment, as well as individual
Enterprise Resource Planning at Auto Chassis International
SAP R/3, Sun Enterprise and Sun Fire Servers, Solaris Operating Environment
Auto Chassis International (ACI), a Renault subsidiary, produces
chassis and suspension systems for a variety of vehicles in its 190
production lines and workshops throughout the world. When Renault
standardized on SAP and Sun hardware to manage its ERP needs, ACI
decided to follow suit, adopting SAP R/3 in a distributed environment
of Sun Enterprise servers running the Solaris 8 Operating
Environment (Solaris OE) and Sun Cluster 3.0 software.
BMC Worldwide Technical Symposium
Two Dates in Late April and Early May
The BMC Worldwide Technical Symposium will be held on two dates: April
28th to May 2nd and May 5th to May 9th in Houston, TX. BMC Business
Partners and BMC Internal technical consultants will present the latest
information on the BMC Solutions.
AIIM 2003 Exposition and Conference
April 7-9, New York City
The AIIM Conference & Exposition will offer solutions to content
management challenges faced by users, channels and suppliers of
Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions. There will be six session
tracks and a SolutionCenter of free educational sessions sponsored by Sun.
Ariba Spend Management Solutions: LIVE 2003 Hollywood,FL
The LIVE 2003 Hollywood, Florida conference will be held from May 12-15
in Hollywood, FL. The event will focus on enterprise spending
management and include keynote speakers, a partner showcase, success
stories and solutions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.
LIVE 2003 Hollywood, FL is sponsored by a number of companies, including Sun
Microsystems and Ariba.
Oracle AppsWorld EMEA
June 23-26, London
Oracle AppsWorld will be held at London's ExCel Center from June
23-26. The conference and exhibition will be focused on Oracle
E-Business Suite strategies, business processes and technical
directions. The event is designed to be a forum where Oracle customers
and industry leaders are able to meet with Oracle executives,
developers and other key customers and partners.
Documentum and Sun Online Seminar
The Documentum and Sun seminar will be held online on March 27. The
event aims to present the key straight through processing (STP) trends
and challenges in the industry today. Presentations will focus on the
requirements and benefits of utilizing the Sun Open Net Environment
(Sun ONE) and Documentum solution for STP.
Java Technology Live Chat on Project JXTA 2.0
On April 15 (11:00 a.m. PDT/6:00 p.m. GMT) join Bernard Traversat and
Mohamed Abdelaziz in a Java technology Live chat on Project JXTA
2.0. Project JXTA is an open source effort.
June 18-20, New York City
CeBIT Hannover, the world's largest and most influential information
and communications technology trade show, runs each spring for eight
days at the fairgrounds in Hannover, Germany. CeBIT America,
the U.S. version, is scheduled for June 18-20, 2003, at the Jacob K.
Javits Center in New York City. Three separate conferences are scheduled
for Wednesday and Thursday, leaving attendees a full day to view exhibits in the Expo.
LTO LVD Tape Drive Option and LTO LVD Base Units
For Sun StorEdge L25 and L100 Tape Libraries
Sun has added an LTO LVD tape drive option and an LTO LVD base unit
option for the Sun StorEdge L25 and Sun StorEdge L100 tape
libraries to its price list. The new drive and LVD interface expands
the Sun StorEdge L25 and L100 offerings -- the drive by giving
customers another drive technology option; the interface by allowing
for higher bandwidth than HVD (160 MB/sec per channel for LVD, versus
40 MB/sec per channel for HVD).
Sun StorEdge Traffic Manager 3.0 Support for Sun StorEdge 3510 Fibre Channel Array
Also Supports MS Windows, HP-UX and IBM AIX Servers
Sun StorEdge Traffic Manager 3.0 now supports the Sun StorEdge
3510 Fibre Channel array, MS Windows, HP-UX and IBM AIX servers. It
offers failover and automatic failback over multiple storage device
paths, and plug-in technology that allows for quick integration of new
Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.2
Now Offers Health Monitoring Support for Sun StorEdge 3510 Array
The Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.2, which provides health
monitoring, diagnostics and fault resolution for the Sun StorEdge
3510 storage array, is the most recent addition to the support provided
to the Sun StorEdge product line.
Sun StorEdge Enterprise Storage Manager 1.2 Software
New Version Adds Single Point of Management, Global Discovery, More
A single Sun solution now performs enterprise level storage management that
includes such integrated functions as SAN management, configuration
management and health management. Sun StorEdge Enterprise Storage
Manager (ESM) 1.2 increases both the breadth of device support (thereby
simplifying management practices) and the availability of Sun's Open SAN
A Guide to the Popular Apache and mod_perl Combination
The 704-page O'Reilly book, "Practical mod_perl," is one of the very
first to cover the next generation of mod_perl. Mod_perl 2.0 is the
threaded, completely rewritten version of mod_perl designed for
integration with Apache 2.0. Written by Stas Bekman and Eric Cholet, the
book is a guide to the increasingly popular combination of Apache and
Two Books from Addison-Wesley
"Enterprise JavaBeans Technology Development" and "Honeypots: Tracking Hackers"
Two new titles have been released from Addison-Wesley. "Applying
Enterprise JavaBeans: Component-Based Development for the Java
2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), Second Edition," is an
advanced programming guide. "Honeypots: Tracking Hackers," is a guide to
protecting a system from hackers and attackers through the use of honeypots.
Two O'Reilly Database Books
"Java Data Objects" and "Oracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference"
Two new O'Reilly books on databases will be available this April.
"Java Data Objects" aims to provide authoritative and complete
coverage of JDOs. "Oracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference" gives DMAs
and developers from any level of expertise easy access to the data
dictionary in Oracle's latest database, Oracle9i.
"Building Embedded Linux Systems"
In-depth Guide to Putting Together an Embedded System Based on the Linux Kernel
The new book, "Building Embedded Linux Systems," offers readers
instruction on several points involved with putting together an
embedded system based on the Linux kernel. The book covers both the
basics and some of the more arcane and previously undocumented
procedures like building a GNU development toolchain and dealing with
solid-state storage devices.
Promotion: Java Application Verification Kit Discount
Download Trial Version
A trial version of the Java Application Verification Kit (AVK) for
the Enterprise, and a discount are available from Sun. The Java AVK is
a development tool for building portable applications.
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Tutorial for the Sun Open Net Environment
Covers Web Applications and Web Services
The Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Tutorial for the
Sun Open Net Environment was written for programmers
developing J2EE platform applications using the Sun Open Net
Environment (Sun ONE). Specifically, it uses the Sun ONE Studio 4,
Enterprise Edition for Java to develop J2EE platform applications
and deploy them on Sun ONE Application Server 7 (formerly known as
iPlanet Application Server).
New Pricing Options for the Java Verified Trademark
Certifies Applications for Portability Across J2EE Applications Servers
Using the Java Verified Trademark allows developers of applications
designed to provide support for multiple Java 2 Platform,
Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications to label their product "Java
Verified," informing their potential customers that the product has
undergone testing with the Java Application Verification Kit (AVK)
for the Enterprise v1.3.1.
Developing a Web Services Client with Sun ONE Studio 4, Enterprise Edition
Using a Remote Procedure Call API with SOAP Interface
Beth Stearns argues for and demonstrates the ease of developing a Web
Services client with Sun ONE Studio 4, Enterprise Edition for Java
software in her article "Developing an Amazon Web Services Client." The
Java Web Services Developer Pack that is part of the Java 2
Platform, Enterprise Edition 1.3 incorporates everything a developer
requires for this task, she maintains.