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Network Computing Solves High Cost Security, Compliance Issues
McNealy Advises CIOs to Update Infrastructure for Future Enterprise Success
Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy says outdated IT infrastructures are causing critical security issues and costing billions of dollars for corporations worldwide. Instead of focusing on the problem, CIOs should look to the solution - the right kind of IT infrastructures. New technologies currently on the market can solve these issues, he said.
Sun Java Enterprise System - Worldwide Phenomena
Answers Demand for Open, Standards-Based, Secure Software System

The Sun Java Enterprise System is impressing the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region with its cost-cutting and simplified method of acquisition and operation. During the last six months, the Sun Java Enterprise System has been adopted by multiple corporations across the globe.

Sun's 2004 Advancement Credited to Top Suppliers
Supplier Awards Program Honors the Best of the Best

Sun's 14th Annual Supplier Awards Program held late last month honored various corporations that made outstanding contributions in assisting Sun to deliver superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers during 2004. Awards presented honored Best-in-Class, Meritorious Performance and Supplier of the Year.

Sun Alert Notification Warns of Security Hole
Solaris OS, Sun Java Desktop System for Linux Vulnerable

Security vulnerabilities have been reported in the X Pixmap (libXpm) library shipped with Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) and Sun Java Desktop System for Linux, according to a Sun Alert Notification. These vulnerabilities could also affect the Motif library (libXm) since libXm includes the affected libXpm routines.

Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 80 Issue 1 and 2, Vol 79 Issue 5

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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"Federated Identity: Single Sign-On Among Enterprises"
Sun Java System Access Manager Ideal Security Foundation

Authenticating a user's identity is critically important when dealing with an enterprise that needs assurance that an authorized user is accessing and updating information. Implementing federated identity along with Single Sign-On (SSO) is the ideal solution, and the Sun Java System Access Manager offers just that.

How to Use J2SE 5.0 Static Imports and Formatter
Core Java Technologies Tech Tips Explores Tiger's Features
The October 5th issue of Core Java Technologies Tech Tips focuses on two issues involving the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 - static imports for constants and methods, and formatting output with J2SE 5.0's formatter. These tips focus on some of the new language features introduced in Tiger.
"Developing Auto-ID Solutions using Sun Java System RFID Software"
Details on Technology's Architecture, Design, Implementation

An aspect of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is Automatic Identification or Auto-ID. This solution takes data collection directly to computer systems without the need of human contact. A recent Sun Developer Network article shows developers the ins-and-outs of this technology and how to develop Auto-ID solutions using the Sun Java System RFID Software.

Java Live Hosts Talk on Project Looking Glass
Chat with Hideya Kawahara, Paul Byrne and Deron Johnson

Join Project Looking Glass' creator Hideya Kawahara and two other key project engineers, Paul Byrne and Deron Johnson, for a Java Live session scheduled for Tuesday, October 26th, at 11 a.m. PDT/6 p.m. UTC. This online chat session will offer insights into the 3D windowing project.

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