SANS Biscayne Bay 2004
January 12-17, Miami, FL
The SANS Biscayne Bay 2004 conference will offer several tracks for
those interested in computer security, including: SANS Security
Essentials Bootcamp and the CISSP 10 Domains; Firewalls, Perimeter
Protection and VPNs; and Auditing Networks, Perimeters and Systems. The
event will be held in Miami, FL, from January 12-17.
HIMSS Conference & Exhibition
February 22-26, Orlando, FL
The HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)
Conference and Exhibition offers a vast range of education sessions,
interactive workshops, roundtable discussions and over 700 exhibitors.
Over 20,000 professionals, primarily decision-makers and
decision-influencers, are expected to attend. As a Diamond member of
HIMSS, Sun will be actively involved in the conference.
CTIA WIRELESS 2004
March 22-24, Atlanta, GA
The CTIA WIRELESS 2004 event is considered one of the largest wireless
events in the world and the largest telecommunications event in the
U.S. The event brings together attendees from an array of industries in
more than 80 countries around the world, including providers, users,
developers, buyers and manufacturers.
Upgraded MPO Kits for Sun Fire 12K-15K Servers
Increased Benefits for High-Performance Technical Computing
Three Memory Placement Optimization (MPO) upgrade kits for the Sun Fire
12K and Sun Fire 15K servers will be replaced with new kits to enable
the servers to take advantage of the MPO feature in the Solaris 9
12/02 Operating System (Solaris OS) or higher versions.
Sun Fire Visual Grid Solution Installation and User's Guide
Recommended for Experienced Administrators
The Sun Fire Visual Grid Solution Installation and User's Guide
describes the installation of the Sun Fire Visual Grid system
that consists of the networking interconnect of Sun Fire 4800/6800
Visual Grid computers and Sun Fire V880z Visual Grid computers
through Sun XVR-4000 graphics accelerators.
Sun Java System Web Server, Sun Fire Server Licenses Offered at Discount
Solution Beats Out Apache, Microsoft IIS on Security, Speed
Discounts of up to 87 percent are currently available on Sun Java
Web Server (formerly Sun ONE Web Server) licenses purchased with
the Sun Fire V210, V240, V250, V60x, V65x or Sun Blade B200x servers.
Special prices are also available on Sun Software Support contracts which can be purchased at special prices. The promotion expires on June 30,
Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.0 Has Host of New Features
Solution can Provide the Foundation for Unified Messaging of Voice and Fax
A new version of the Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.0 (formerly
Sun ONE Messaging Server 6.0) is now available with such added
features as LTMP, streamlined MTA API, Brightmail and Spamassassin
support, two-way SMS, flexible message aging and purge capability, and
updated shared components, including support of Administration Server
5, among others. With these features, the solution is more powerful and
versatile than ever.
Sun Fire Visual Grid System Builds on Sun Fire Servers
Available for High Performance Technical Computing, as well as Visualization
The Sun Fire Visual Grid Software, the Sun Fire Visual Grid
Interconnect and the Sun Fire 6800 or Sun Fire 4800 servers
with one or more Sun Fire V880z servers together make up the Sun Fire Visual
Grid System, a scalable, flexible system the high-end visualization
market can use for collaborative and immersive work group and large
group visualization environments, as well as for high-performance
computing solutions with integrated visualization requirements.
Developers Web Site Continues Improvement
New Collaborations, Features Added
Sun is continuing to improve on its recently released Web site The
Source for Developers by incorporating three more developer-oriented
sites -- Java technology, developer and wireless sites. The site
provides tools, the latest technologies and expertise for professional
developers, system administrators, test and support engineers who use a
variety of online and offline resources.
Developer Web Camps Available on Audiocast
Learn About Servlets, JavaServer Pages, Programming for the Java Card API and More
A number of code camps of interest to developers are available, including:
JavaServer Pages and Servlets Programming;
Advanced Servlets and JSP Technology Programming; Java 2 Platform,
Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Programming with Passion; Programming the
Smallest Java Card Platform; and A Quick Overview of Java 2
Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4 Features.
Sun Java Studio Creator Undergoes Test Run
The Simplified, Visual Development Tool Increases Productivity
Sun Java Studio Creator, designed to assist developers in
expediting the creation of business-critical applications, is
undergoing consumer testing to refine the application and its support
infrastructure to ensure the product's effectiveness and efficiency.
Formerly known as Project Rave, Java Studio Creator incorporates the
Java platform with a simplified development model to improve developer
productivity for Java technology applications.