i2 Transport Management Solution Now Runs on Solaris Operating System
Testing Shows More than 1.4 Million Transactions in 24 Hours
The Transportation and Distribution Management (TDM) solutions from i2
(which includes transportation planning and transportation optimizer)
are now available for the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS).
MSC.Software to Integrate and Support Sun ONE Grid Engine Software
Reduces the Time and Costs Associated with Product Development
MSC.Software, a global provider of virtual product development (VPD)
products, plans to integrate the Sun ONE Grid Engine software into
its own enterprise systems and high-performance computing product
portfolio. The company intends to market, implement and support Sun's
grid computing platform and services.
Alphawest Delivers EDMS and VERS Compliance to Victorian Department of Justice
Sun Supplies Sun Fire 280R Servers and Sun Fire V880 Servers
As part of an overall Knowledge Management System, the information
management solutions provider Alphawest has been selected by the
Victorian Department of Justice (of Australia) in order to deliver its Electronic
Document Management System (EDMS). The solution will allow for the
creation, capture and management of corporate knowledge, and will help
with the department's accountability needs.
RedPoint Extends its NetVoyant Product Family
Support Provided for Linux, Windows, and Solaris Operating System
The developer and supplier of Web-based network performance management
and reporting software, RedPoint, is including support of all three
versions of its NetVoyant product family solutions for Linux, Solaris
Operating System (Solaris OS) and Windows NT/2000/XP OS. The product
family is made up of the entry-level NetVoyant Lite, mid-tier NetVoyant
Professional and the high-end NetVoyant Enterprise.
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
August 4-7, San Francisco, CA
The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo will feature speakers from Sun, HP,
IBM, Red Hat, Oracle and others and a State of Open Source Roundtable.
There will also be hands-on labs, discussions of technical and business
issues, the Taste of Linux series and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions.
This year offers a new Linux Financial Summit for financial IT
Sun Net Talk: "Web Services-Based Integration: Open Solutions for Future Compatibility"
July 10, 9-10 p.m. PT
Join host John Fowler, VP and CTO, Software Group, Sun, as he covers
the implications of the transformation of integrated solutions due to
Web Services, open standards, Java technology and platform
computing. The talk is titled "Web Services-Based Integration: Open
Solutions for Future Compatibility" and will be held on Thursday, July
10, 2003, 9-10 p.m. PT/12-1 a.m. ET.
USENIX Security Symposium
August 4-8, Washington, D.C.
The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers,
practitioners, system administrators, system programmers and others
interested in the latest advances in security of computer systems. The
symposium offers tutorials and technical sessions, including refereed
papers, invited talks, Work-in-Progress reports, panel discussions and
JAOO 2003 Conference
September 22-26, Aarhus, Denmark
The JAOO 2003 conference will be held September 22-26, in Aarhus,
Denmark. The event is designed to be the top European developer
conference in Java technology and object-oriented software
engineering. The conference presents in-depth presentations and
tutorials by researchers, engineers and trend-setters in software
engineering and technology.
OracleWorld 2003 -- San Francisco and Paris
September 7-11, 2002; October 20-23, 2003
OracleWorld 2003 is scheduled for September 7-11, 2003 in San
Francisco, and for Paris during October 20-23, 2003. Attendees at the
world's largest conference and exhibition on Oracle technology will
have the chance to gain insight into the company's strategy and
technology updates and, at the same time, learn how to get the most out
of their current products.
ITU World Telecom
October 12-18, Geneva, Switzerland
ITU World Telecom will be held October 12-18, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The event aims to be a world-class showcase for the latest
technological trends and a forum for a variety of influential, global
speakers. Sun senior executives will be on hand to showcase its Telecom
Services Delivery Framework as well as its new Personal Network
Entry Level Servers
Sun Fire B10n Content Load Balancing Blade
Full Duplex 2 Gigabit Ethernet Bandwidth
The Sun Fire B10n Content Load Balancing Blade is the first
specialty blade optimized for the Sun Fire B1600 Blade Platform.
It provides essential traffic and content management functionalities.
It is designed, tuned and tested as a seamless function running on the
Blade Platform for increased availability while lowering costs and
reducing complexity. New features include full duplex 2 Gigabit
Ethernet bandwidth and server load balancing based on server loads.
Affiliated Computer Services Finds Success Through Sun
Sun Products and Services Raise Revenues, Simplify Network
Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), a provider of business process and
information technology outsourcing solutions, recently needed to expand
its midrange solution offerings. Turning to Sun, the company was
equipped with Sun Fire servers for a complete products and services
solution. Additionally, the company used Sun Services to better
verify the soundness of its data center policies.
"Linux Security Cookbook"
Recipes for System Security
Most system administrators have a reasonable grounding in security, so
it would be a waste of their time to pick up a book that started from
square one in discussing the subject. One of the chief virtues of the
"Linux Security Cookbook" by Daniel J. Barrett, Richard Silverman and
Robert G. Byrnes is that it puts instantly usable recipes into the hands
of its readers who are searching for tools to use against the potential
exploiters of their systems.
"The Java Developer's Guide to Eclipse"
For the Beginner and the Accomplished Developer
Sherry Shavor, Jim D'Anjou, Scott Fairbrother, Dan Kehn, John
Kellerman and Pat McCarthy have capitalized on their vast joint
experience as members of the IBM Eclipse Jumpstart team to collaborate
on writing "The Java Developer's Guide to Eclipse."
"Java Development on PDAs: Building Applications for Pocket PC and Palm Devices"
Using Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition with Resource-constrained Devices
Daryl Wilding-McBride, a veteran developer in C and C++, has written a
useful, comprehensive tutorial and reference entitled "Java Development
on PDAs: Building Applications for Pocket PC and Palm Devices." The
book focuses on the use of the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition
(J2ME) and PersonalJava technology as the preferred tools in
developing for resource-constrained devices.
"J2EE Platform Web Services"
From Sun Microsystems Press
Ray Lai, a senior architect at Sun Microsystems and a specialist in
financial services and Web Services solutions, has made his expertise
available to readers in his book "J2EE Platform Web Services." The
publisher, Sun Microsystems Press, calls the book "...a strategic
roadmap for building next generation Java 2 Platform, Enterprise
Edition (J2EE) Web Services solutions architecture."
The Java Card Forum
Promoting the Java Card API Specification as the Industry Standard
The Java Card Forum is aimed at promoting the Java programming
language as the preferred programming language for
multiple-application smart cards. The forum's activities are intended
to promote the Java Card API specification as the industry standard, to
better meet the needs of the smart card manufacturers and their
"Using AES with Java Technology"
Java Technology Article Examines the Advanced Encryption Standard
A recent article by Rags Srinivas, "Using AES with Java
Technology," examines the history and use of the federal standard for
private-key or symmetric cryptography. Particularly, the article
examines how the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) has been incorporated into several Java technology
offerings; the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) was integrated
into the Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition v1.4.0.
NHL Wireless Hockey Game Coming to Java Technology Powered Phones
Game Market and Demand for High-end, Color Mobile Phones Increasing
Tira Wireless, a full service publisher of wireless Java
platform-based applications for mobile phones, and the National Hockey
League (NHL) have teamed up to deliver NHL PowerShot Hockey, the first
North American major sports league branded wireless application for
Java technology-enabled mobile phones.
New Product Marketplace
Verisity's Specman Elite Version 4.2 for Better Verification Productivity
Generation and Coverage Performance Improvements with Support for 64-bit Simulators and SystemC
A supplier of essential technology and methodology for functional
verification, Verisity has released Specman Elite version 4.2
testbench automation solution. Verisity aims the solution at increasing
the performance of all Specman Elite features as well as enhancing
support for environments incorporating 64-bit and SystemC simulators.
XOsoft Releases New Data Rewinder and WANSync 3.5
Solutions for Data Corruption Recovery and Replication of Application and Database Servers
XOsoft, a Business Continuity software solutions provider, has shipped
its new Data Rewinder software solution that allows for instantaneous
data recovery. The company has also released WANSync 3.5. Both products
are designed to provide complete protection against disaster, including
common data corruptions through Rewind and global replication
ActivCard Unveils Smart Card Security Middleware for All Major Operating Systems
Compatible with Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris Operating System
ActivCard, a provider of IDentity Management (IDM) software, has
debuted three new versions of its smart card-based authentication and
digital signature solution: ActivCard Gold for Linux, ActivCard Gold
for Mac OS X and ActivCard Gold for the Solaris Operating System
(Solaris OS). The solutions offer
secure smart card technology for secure login, secure remote access,
secure Web, secure email signing and encryption.