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Sun Supports Java Data Objects API by Becoming a Charter Member of JDOCentral.com
Portable API Easy to Learn

Sun has joined the JDOCentral.com community as a Charter Member. JDOCentral.com is a communication platform for the promotion and development of the Java Data Objects (JDO) API standard for transparent object persistence. Sun's membership emphasizes their support of the JDO standard, and their enrollment illustrates the overwhelming interest in JDO.

WS-I Delivers Basic Profile 1.0
For Web Service Interoperability, Cost Reduction and Simplification

The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) has debuted the Basic Profile 1.0, which is made up of implementation guidelines on how interoperable Web Services should be developed using core Web Services specifications together. Basic Profile 1.0 covers the SOAP 1.1, WSDL 1.1, UDDI 2.0, XML 1.0 and XML Schema specifications.

How the Sun N1 Blades Starter Pack Provides Faster Deployment at Lower Cost
Now Available to Help Create a Server Farm

The Sun N1 Blades Starter Pack is now available and priced at less than the total of all its hardware, software and service components. It is ideal for building a small server farm or getting started on a larger server farm. The Sun N1 Blades Starter Pack enables the user to transform their individually managed resources into a single system that can be managed as a whole.

StarSuite 6.0 Included with Acer Notebooks
Hong Kong Area Promotion

StarSuite 6.0 software will be included with Acer's next generation of high-performance Centrino-powered Notebooks as part of a special new offer. Customers who buy a new Acer notebook from an authorized reseller at one of Hong Kong's major computer malls will receive a copy of the StarSuite 6.0 software offering free of charge.

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Java Technology Live Chat: Enterprise JavaBeans 2.1
Aug. 26. 11:00 A.M. PDT/6:00 P.M. GMT

An upcoming Java technology live chat focuses on Enterprise JavaBeans 2.1 (EJB) technology. This latest chat in the series that lets you engage experts on a variety of hot topics in the Java programming language is titled, "Enterprise JavaBeans 2.1" and will focus on the EJB Specification v2.1.

Integrate 2003
September 9-10, Boston, Massachusetts

Integrate 2003 aims to teach attendees about corporate asset strategies, measuring the ROI of IT integration projects and working with system integration problems as budgets diminish. IT executives, managers and decision makers are all invited to attend. Integrate 2003 will be held September 9-10, in Boston. Sun's chief technical officer, Greg Papadopoulos, will present a keynote speech.

An Executive Overview on the Mission-critical IT Infrastructure
Building a Resilient DataCenter: Online Event on September 24

Sun's Clark Masters, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Systems Products, will participate in a discussion titled "An Executive Overview on the Mission-critical IT Infrastructure" with Giga Information Group's Richard Fichera. The discussion will be on September 24, and will focus on how you can affect change in the data center.

Storage
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JNI FibreStar HBAs Now Available for Sun StorEdge Open SAN Environments
2 Gb PCI-X Single and Dual Port Fibre Channel HBAs Fully Compatible with PCI-X Standard

JNI Corporation's FibreStar HBAs have completed rigorous compatibility and integration testing at Sun Microsystems. These host bus adapters (HBAs) are now on Sun's pricelist and are available for use in all Sun PCI servers operating in Sun StorEdge Open SAN environments. JNI is offering a competitive brief outlining the advantage of JNI HBAs for Sun Open SANs.

Audi AG Finds Success with Sun SAM-FS
Storage and Archive Manager File System

As a manufacturer of high-tech automobiles Audi AG recently needed a fast, scalable data management solution to handle the approximately six terabytes of data the company generates every day. In order to keep their HSM storage system running in the face of capacity bottlenecks, Audi chose Sun SAM-FS (Storage and Archive Manager File System).

Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Handles the Toughest Environments
Optimized for Sun's Low-cost Computing Servers

Demanding workplace environments require an easy-to-use, simple-to-manage, highly flexible storage array platform. The versatile Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI array is a low-profile, ultra-condensed, modular storage array designed for the diverse needs of fast-growing environments. It includes many enterprise-class features and functions such as remote management service.

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