Mozilla 1.2.1 for the Solaris Operating System
Increased Functionality, Stability, Performance
Mozilla 1.2.1 for the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) is
now available. It includes the Browser, Mail, Composer and ChatZilla.
AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) has been replaced with ChatZilla, an
Internet Relay Chat Client (IRC) client. With Mozilla 1.2.1 for the
Solaris OS, users can surf the Web, communicate with colleagues,
participate in discussion groups and create dynamic Web pages. Mozilla
1.2.1 for the Solaris OS is free; there are no licensing fees.
Solaris 9 8/03 Operating System Update Release
New Features Add Value to Secure, Reliable Solaris OS
Sun has announced the release of the Solaris 9 8/03 Operating
System (SPARC and x86 Platform Editions). This new release includes
scalability, availability, manageability and security enhancements and
integrates fixes, performance improvements and select new
technologies such as Gnome 2.0 and IP Multipathing Query Interface.
Sun Software Support Services Repriced
Two Levels of Service to Choose From: Standard and Premium
Sun Software Support services have been repriced to meet
market/competitive requirements. Sun Software Support services offers
two distinct levels of service: Standard and Premium. Many software products
from the Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) group have been repriced.
"The Portlet Specification -- JSR 168" on Java Technology Live Chat
August 12, 11:00 A.M. PDT/6:00 P.M. GMT
Java Specification Request (JSR) 168, the Portlet Specification,
will be the topic of an upcoming Java technology live chat on
August 12, 2003, 11:00 a.m. PDT/6:00 p.m. GMT. Featured will be Adam
Abramski and Alejandro Abdelnur, the specification lead. JSR 168 will
define a set of APIs for Portal computing addressing the areas of
aggregation, personalization, presentation and security in order to
enable interoperability between Portlets and Portals.
Hot Chips: High Performance Chips Market Conference
August 17-19, Stanford, CA
The 15th annual Hot Chips Symposium addresses the latest topics in the
high performance chips market. Designers and architects of high
performance chips, software and systems will find three days of
presentations, tutorials and technical sessions on the most recent
developments and leading-edge designs. Session topics include testing
and reliability and cryptographic engineering.
Solution Providers Gather at the XChange '03
August 24-27, Orlando, Florida
Sun will be one of the sponsors of the multi-sponsor XChange '03 event.
This conference for solution provider executives will present keynotes,
lectures, debates and discussions focused on critical channel issues and
trends. There will be educational tracks, the Annual Report Card (ARC)
awards event and the Solutions Pavilion.
Promotion: UltraSPARC III Cu 1.2 GHz Uniboard Upgrades
For Certain Sun Fire Servers
Trade in and upgrade existing UltraSPARC III 750 MHz, 900 MHz (Cu)
or 1.05 GHz (Cu) Uniboards to receive a trade-in allowance of 35
percent towards the purchase of select new UltraSPARC III Cu 1.2 GHz
Uniboards. This promotion applies to upgrades for the Sun Fire 4800
servers, Sun Fire 6800 servers, Sun Fire 12K servers and Sun
Fire 15K servers. The expiration date of the promotion is March 30,
Last Order Date for Sun Enterprise 10000 Server Systems Extended
September 30, 2003
Due to continued demand, the last order date of Sun Enterprise
10000 server systems has been extended to September 30, 2003. The Sun
Enterprise 10000 server is being replaced by the high-end Sun Fire
15K servers with the UltraSPARC III processors. Certain key
configure-to-order (CTO) options and standalone x-options such as
system boards, CPUs and memory, will continue to be available beyond
Lower-priced Base Cabinet Available for Sun Fire 6800 Server
Optional Earthquake Restraint Kit also Available
Sun is introducing a lower-priced base cabinet (F6800-1) for the Sun
Fire 6800 server. The cabinet also has new warranty terms. Sun is
also now offering an optional earthquake restraint kit for the Sun Fire
6800 server. And, the configuration requirement which mandated that all four I/O assembly slots be occupied with either PCI, cPCI or Sun Fire
Link assemblies has been reduced.