Utility Services: Dynamic, Pay-for-use Infrastructure
Only Pay for the Computer Power and Storage You Use
Utility services from Sun and its partners can help companies address
the problem of under-utilization with system products and operating
system software that come ready for network-scale and the utility
services business model. Utility services offer a pay-for-use
infrastructure that enables you to pay for only the computer power and
storage capacity that you use. Utility services are comprised of three
interrelated components: pay-for-use pricing, multi-source service
delivery options and a dynamic, service-oriented network
Sun Ray Appliances and Smart Card Solutions
Offering Mobility with Security
The benefits of smart card technology are becoming increasingly
apparent in the face of shrinking IT budgets and rising security
threats. Sun Ray Thin Clients are designed to provide mobility with
security, flexibility and ease of administration. A recent Sun article
examines the benefits of adopting this solution.
Clark Masters' Top 10 Rules for a Resilient Data Center
Responding to Today's Needs with Built-in Security and Redundancy
Clark Masters, Executive Vice President, Enterprise System Products at
Sun looks at three specific areas where IT managers are being called on
to achieve substantive change in the data center: Making IT faster to
deploy, more agile and more secure. Masters lists ten rules to building
a resilient data center in today's uncertain environment.
Systems Management Using Sun Management Center 3.5 Course
Solution Offers New Features and Enhancements
Sun is offering a course for the follow-on release to Sun
Management Center 3.0 software. The Systems Management Using Sun
Management Center 3.5 course (#ES-419) aims to describe the solution's
new GUI installation, deployment of Sun Management Center software
agents using JumpStart software and much more.
Migrating from Microsoft Office to StarOffice Software
White Paper Examines Preparations and Migration
A recent Sun document examines the transition from Microsoft Office to
StarOffice, and discusses how to make the switch as smooth as
possible. It looks at the differences between the two applications, discusses a
migration strategy and encourages the preparation of a roadmap for the migration itself.
StarOffice 6.0 Software User Guide
Creating Text Documents With StarOffice Writer
The StarOffice 6.0 Software User Guide is a comprehensive
educational tool for using the Sun application. The chapter titled,
"Creating Text Documents with StarOffice Writer," discusses the
application's word processing module. The chapter begins with basic
instructions, progressing to more sophisticated functions. The chapter
ends with an explanation of some of the templates and sample documents
supplied within the module.
September 29 - October 2, New York City
SpeechTEK 2003 is an event designed to exclusively cover speech
products, applications and solutions. It tries to provide attendees
with educational experience from every point of view and aims to cover
all applications of speech technology in the global marketplace.
SpeechTEK will be held September 29 through October 2, in New York
Updated Conference for an Updated Unicode Standard
September 3-5, Atlanta, Georgia
The Unicode Consortium plans to focus on the recent additions to
Unicode 4.0 at the 24th Internationalization and Unicode Conference,
held September 3-5, in Atlanta, Georgia. The event aims to provide an
in-depth, revamped tutorial that covers Unicode 4.0.
September 12, 17-18, Massachusetts
Six technical training and business development LISA Workshops are
scheduled to be held covering: Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
(J2EE) Applications; Project Management; I18n & L10n Testing;
Automating Localization Workflow; Unicode and Asian Character Sets and
Defining Globalization Requirements. The workshops will be held
September 12th, in Waltham, Massachusetts, and September 17th and 18th in
iForce Solutions for Security: Perimeter Security
Multi-layer Protection Throughout the Network
If you are looking for a way to better protect your data center, the
iForce Perimeter Security Solution provides multi-layer Internet
security to protect vital business information networks from today's
threats. The solution can co-exist with current security mechanisms. It
checks for known vulnerabilities, detects intruders or viruses and
responds and tracks down the source of the attack.
Building Secure Web Services -- A White Paper
The Business Drivers and How to Create a Threat Profile
Since Web Services expose the internal workflows, business processes
and architectures of applications, securing Web Services is paramount.
A white paper by Shivaram Mysore, Software Architect at Sun's Java
Software Division, explains the basic concepts of building in Web
Services security and provides a detailed table listing the
requirements to protect data.
"Building Secure Sun Fire Link Interconnect Networks Using Sun Fire 15K and Sun Fire 12K Servers"
Sun BluePrints Document for Advanced Systems Administrators
The Sun Fire Link interconnect, as part of a distributed computer
system, must be protected against attacks. The recent Sun
BluePrints document, "Building Secure Sun Fire Link
Interconnect Networks Using Sun Fire 15K and Sun Fire 12K
Servers," by Joe Higgins and Steven Spadaccini of the Enterprise Server
Products Group and High End Software at Sun, presents how to install and
deploy the Sun Fire Link interconnect so it can be securely managed and