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Is the UNIX Standard Certification Worth It?
The Process, Time and Costs Involved with Certification
A recent article from newsforge.com, "Can GNU ever be Unix?," examines the UNIX standard certification and those products that are currently certified. Author Jem Matzan outlines the process involved, then speculates on whether its worth it for a company to certify its product.
Wireless Chip Connections to Answer the Need for Higher Bandwidth
Sun Labs Working Toward "Proximity Communication" Technology

Will chips ever be able to communicate to each other without circuit boards or wires? If it's up to Sun Labs, chips certainly will. Named "proximity communication," Sun Labs is working diligently to perfect this type of technology that will allow one chip to transmit signals directly to another one alongside it.

Jonathan Schwartz Explains Sun's Contrarian Approach
Sun Java Desktop System Success Proves Them All Wrong
A recent Sun "Contrarian Minds" article focuses on Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz. Schwartz himself explains how Sun is a contrarian player in the industry with products like its Sun Java Desktop System, which was a strategy that ran counter to what industry analysts were suggesting.
Increase in Hetergeneous Environments Calls Sun to Action
Sun's Group Manager of x86 OS Discusses Solaris 10's Project Janus

The operating system within the IT industry is still of vital importance to industry sectors worldwide. With the continual growth of heterogeneous environments, Sun knew its Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) needed to evolve to meet the needs of its users' ever-changing environments. Thus, became Solaris 10 OS and Project Janus.

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