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Sun's Acquisition of Waveset to Bring Identity Management Capabilities to Sun
Waveset's Products to Extend Sun Java Enterprise System Capabilites
Sun's acquisition of Waveset Technologies is complete. Waveset will
become part of Sun's Software organization and will bring secure
identity management capabilities to the Sun Java Enterprise
Cost Savings of Sun Java Desktop System Appeal to UK Government
Sun Software Evaluated in UK Government Open Source Strategy
The UK's Office of Government Commerce (OGC) will evaluate Sun software
for use by UK government and public sector employees. The
UK is conducting trials of open source software to assess the cost
savings of open source versus proprietary software and its licensing.
Retail Banking Reference Architecture from Sun & Infosys Test Results
Solution Handles Large Transaction Volumes
In recent core banking transaction-processing tests, the Retail Banking
Reference Architecture from Infosys and Sun achieved a peak performance
load exceeding 18 million transactions per hour.
Sun Fire V1280 Proves Efficient and Cost-Effective for Nortel
Streamlines System Management, Reduces Costs
The Sun Fire V1280 system is proving be an efficient and
cost-effective tool in tracking and managing subscriber information by
streamlining system management and reducing costs. This economical 1.2
GHz midrange system, priced lower than the 1.45 GHz IBMP650, is up to
30 percent faster than its predecessor. It is the industry's first
rack-optimized 12-way system making it ideal for mainframe rehosting,
Wintel server consolidation and database applications.
Caveo Builds AccessAnywhere Appliance on Sun SSL VPN Technology
Solution Delivers Secure, End-to-end Access to Legacy Applications
The Caveo Technology Group, a provider of integrated security
solutions, has developed the first fully integrated, end-to-end
AccessAnywhere security appliance for simplifying and securing remote
access to any Web, client/server and non Web-enabled legacy application
from a standard Web browser.
Vodafone Chooses java.com to Display Java Technology-based Games
Vodafone Live! Customers Can Download Games to their Handsets
Vodafone has selected java.com, one of the leading consumer Web sites
dedicated to Java technology, to be a complementary showcase for its
range of Vodafone live! Java technology-based games.
Sun Names Winners for Contributions to Linux, Open Source in Australia
One National Winner to be Chosen at Conference in Adelaide, January 2004
Sun is honoring nine individuals, one from each of Australia's states
and territories, for their contributions to the Linux and Open Source
developer community, inviting each winner to attend the
linux.conf.au.2004 in Adelaide at Sun's expense. Linux.conf.au is a
national annual conference taking place January 12-17, 2004, in
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.
Entry Level Servers
New Configurations for the Sun Fire V1280 Server and Netra 1280 Server
1.2 GHz UltraSPARC III Cu Processors, 73 GB Drives and Expanded Memory Options
Sun is releasing higher performance standard configurations for its Sun
Fire V1280 servers and Netra 1280 servers, complete with 1.2 GHz
UltraSPARC III Cu processors, 73 GB drives and expanded memory
options. Factory configurable versions of these servers are being
introduced for the Sun Customer Ready program.
Netra CT 820 Blade Server
For High Availability, Serviceability and Manageability Requirements
The Netra CT 820 blade server is aimed at meeting the high
availability, serviceability and manageability requirements of Network
Equipment Providers (NEPs) who deploy wireless, wireline and Internet
services in a communications network. The blade server is designed to
have a high level of modularity for server applications.
Sun Fire V60x and Sun Fire V65x Servers Now Support Intel 3.2 GHz CPU
Repricing and New X-option and XATO Options
Sun has released the Sun Fire V60x and Sun Fire V65x rack optimized
server with the latest Intel 3.2 GHz CPU supported. New support options
are available for the servers, and a new 3.2 GHz CPU X-option and XATO
option have been announced as well. The 4 GB RAM kit is also being
Site Planning Guide for Entry-Level Servers Version 1.3
Shows How to Plan, Configure, Install and Operate the Data Center
Sun customers who have just purchased their first entry-level server
will find this free download to be a helpful guide to the proper
installation and operation of their new hardware. "Site Planning Guide
for Entry-Level Servers Version 1.3," which is available as a free
download from the URL below, covers all aspects of entry-level server
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.