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Solaris Operating System x86 Portfolio Offerings Widened with New AMD Systems
Sun Java x86 Workstations Beat Other AMD Opteron-based Workstations

Sun has strengthened its position in the x86 market segment further with the introduction of new promotions for the Sun Fire V40z server, the Sun Java Workstation W1100z and Sun Java Workstation 2100z, the Sun Fire V20z Enterprise Essentials Promotion and the package of special configurations and price reductions for the Sun Fire V20z server.

NetBeans 4.0 Offers Full J2EE Platform Application Development
New Java Technology Performance Profiler, Refactoring Capabilities Also Included

Developers now have the capability to develop full Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications, including support for Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) technology, Web Services and mobile development support, with NetBeans 4.0 integrated development environment (IDE). This new release also includes a new Java technology performance profiler and refactoring capabilities.

Edustructures Joins iForce, Delivers SIF Solutions on the Sun Platform
Enables Secure Data Sharing Across Multiple Third-party Platforms
Edustructures, a new iForce Community member, will now provide its School Interoperability Framework (SIF) solutions -- which are based on Java technology -- to K-12 school districts and state departments of education nationwide. The solutions Edustructures provides are designed to enable secure data sharing across multiple software applications.
Sun Java Enterprise System Pricing Model Extended to Windows, HP-UX
Promotion Offered on Sun Fire V20z AMD Opteron-based Server

Sun has extended its business model for the Sun Java Enterprise System to include third-party operating systems and hardware platforms. Currently available on the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) (SPARC Platform Edition), beginning next year the HP-UX operating system on the PA-Risc architecture and the Microsoft Windows Operating System for x86 based hardware will be supported as well.

Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 77 Issues 1, 2 and 3

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with the most popular articles of the current and last volumes. The top articles for the three most recent issues were:

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JBoss Application Server Successfully Completes Compatibility Tests
Solution Assesses Compatibility with Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition Specifications

JBoss has become the first company to support an application server that is completely Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) version 1.4 compatible. The J2EE Compatibility Test Suite, from Sun Microsystems, is designed to be a comprehensive test suite for assessing compatibility with J2EE technology specifications.

Nokia Selects the NetBeans Platform
Platform will Help Offer a Solution for Managing Mobile Networks and End-user Services
Nokia has chosen the NetBeans platform based on several of its key features. The Nokia NetAct will make use of the technology's plug-and-play concept, windowing system, active development and swing compatibility. Nokia NetAct offers customers a complete solution for managing mobile networks and end-user services.
Trilogy Software Engineer Releases EMMA
Open Source Java Technology Testing Toolkit

A software engineer at Trilogy, a provider of industry-specific enterprise software and services, is releasing EMMA, an open source Java technology coverage tool designed to offer customers a toolkit that is lightweight, flexible and quick. The tool should stimulate the use of testing in Java technology development as well as the overall quality of coding.

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Calendar of Events
Links to Articles on Upcoming Events

This article is a calendar of upcoming events, with links to the articles about them. Click on the article numbers in the calendar to get more details about the event and how to register.

COMDEX Korea 2004
August 16-19, Seoul, Korea
COMDEX Korea 2004 is coming up soon, August 16-19, in fact. The first three days of the conference will be closed to the public, and events will focus on activating the digital industry and the marketing promotion of IT industry; creating a flourishing business atmosphere; and enhancing exhibitor competitiveness through information sharing.
    PeopleSoft Connect 2004
    September 20-24, San Francisco, CA

    PeopleSoft Connect 2004 is the only user conference that gives you a complete offering of sessions for all three PeopleSoft product families: PeopleSoft Enterprise, PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne, or PeopleSoft World. Save the dates, September 20-24, in San Francisco.

    EDUCAUSE 2004
    October 19Â22, Denver, CO
    EDUCAUSE 2004 Annual is being billed as the premier IT event in higher education. This year's theme is, IT From a Higher Vantage Point. The conference is set for October 19-22 in Denver, Colorado.
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