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4 Aug 2003
#10651
Sun Previews Project Mad Hatter
Open, Integrated, Secure Alternative Desktop

Sun's Project Mad Hatter is designed as a secure, low-cost alternative for the Linux and Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS). Details of the integrated, open-source desktop environment such as a full suite of desktop applications were displayed as Sun previewed Project Mad Hatter at the LinuxWorld Conference.
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4 Aug 2003
#10653
Sun and AMD Collaborate on Java Technology Support for the 64-bit AMD Opteron Processor
Support on Linux and Windows Platforms

Sun is providing Java technology support for the 64-bit AMD Opteron processor through a new collaboration with AMD. Sun hopes that supporting 64-bit Linux and Windows platforms on the Opteron processor will allow companies to migrate their Java technology applications from a 32-bit to a 64-bit computing platform with little or no code changes.
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4 Aug 2003
#10603
Sun Intends to Acquire CenterRun to Help with its N1 Offerings
Solution Should Automate at the Application Layer

Sun has announced its intent to acquire the application provisioning software developer CenterRun to help fill out its N1 computing initiative. With the new acquisition, Sun would be able to automate at the application layer. The $66 million deal is expected to close in September.
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4 Aug 2003
#10619
Sun and SuSE Linux Team Up for Global Alliance
Partnership Includes Java Virtual Machine and SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 Distribution

Sun and SuSE Linux have engaged in an alliance designed to push the reach of Java technology. The agreement will make SuSE a Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) source licensee, as well as a distributor of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).
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4 Aug 2003
#10621
Sun Fire V480 Server Offering with 1.05 GHz UltraSPARC III Cu Processor
Better Price-Performance Alternative to HP and Dell Systems

The Sun Fire V480 server now features 1.05 GHz UltraSPARC III Cu processors and is able to provide customers with more processing power, offering a 22 percent performance increase and a 26 percent price-performance increase. In recent industry-standard benchmark tests, the newly equipped server proved to be the best price-performance four-way system on the market.
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4 Aug 2003
#10647
Sun and BEA Work Together on BEA Weblogic Enterprise Platform 8.1
Integratable, Reliable, Scalable and Secure

The new version of the BEA WebLogic Enterprise Platform 8.1 is now available to customers on Sun's network computing infrastructure. Sun and BEA have joined together to create a solution that can be integratable, reliable, scalable and secure. The pair hopes customers can use the solution to increase profitability, protect their investment and quickly respond to changing business conditions.
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4 Aug 2003
#10649
Sun Demonstrates its Open Source Commitment By Joining OSDL
Linux Advocacy Organization Benefits from Sun's Experience

To help push forward the development of open standard software, including Linux, Sun has joined with the Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) to lend its expertise in the data center and carrier-grade markets. Sun will take part in the Carrier Grade Linux and Data Center Linux working groups.
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4 Aug 2003
#10652
Price Reduction on the Sun Fire V65x Server
Servers Meet Mid-market and HPTC Needs

The Sun Fire V65x server is now available for a lower price. The Sun Fire V60x server will receive an Intel Xeon processor upgrade to 3.06 GHz. Successful implementations of these entry-level, x86-based servers include the University of Queensland for their molecular-scale computations and the University of Namur in Belgium for High Performance Technical Computing (HPTC) applications.
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