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New Open Service Delivery Platform Solutions Program
Partnership Initiative Aimed at Telcom Service Providers

Sun has launched an Open Service Delivery Platform Solutions Program designed to assist telecommunications service providers deliver consumer and enterprise services using technologies such as IMS and VoIP. This program presents a framework of discrete technologies, products and services based on Sun products and technologies in collaboration with other industry players.

Sun's Netra ATCA Blade Platform Takes Center Stage
Upcoming Platform Garners Industry Support, Collaboration
Sun's upcoming Netra Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (ATCA) blade platform performed with NTT COMWARE's next-generation SIP application server technology, demonstrating "triple-play" services at SUPERCOMM 2005 held this month in Chicago. During the event, Sun also announced alliances with leading real-time data management software providers TimesTen and Solid Information Technology.
Share the Opportunity Global Giving Initiative Unveiled
Focus on Increasing Network Accessibility For Economic, Social Growth

Sun's Share the Opportunity global giving initiative was unveiled during the Participation Age conference held at the United Nations this past week. This initiative will focus Sun's worldwide philanthropic efforts on increasing network accessibility and providing opportunities for global economic growth and social progress.

The Power of Sharing
Sun Launches New Branding and Advertising Campaign
Sun recently launched a new branding campaign and related advertising to demonstrate the company's commitment to the concept of sharing, a core value across the organization since its inception. This campaign focuses on the power of sharing and collaboration by featuring Sun customers and illustrating the solutions the companies have created together.
Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 87 Issues 3 and 4. Vol 88 Issue 1

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:

  • 88.1: On-demand Password Synchronization
  • 87.4: Competitively Priced Sun Monitors
  • 87.3: Sun Helps Power the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory
The Effect of Sun's Acquisition of StorageTek
EVP Mark Canepa Philosophizes on Buyout
Mark Canepa, executive vice president of the Network Storage Products Group, will be overseeing Sun's acquisition of Storage Technology Corp (StorageTek). Canepa recently spoke to Lucas Mearian with Computerworld about this announcement, Sun's plans to merge the two companies, and how this buyout might affect products, resellers, employees and customers.
    Sun Donates StarOffice Suite to Nonprofits Worldwide
    Gifts In Kind International to Distribute Technology to Groups in Need
    StarOffice Suite will be made available to eligible nonprofit and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the US and countries around the world as a result of a collaborative effort between Sun and Gifts In Kind International. This leading worldwide charity in the field of product philanthropy will distribute Sun's donated StarOffice software to qualified NGOs and nonprofits.
    Free Apple 4 GB iPod Mini with Select Solaris 10 Training Courses
    Purchase Course by July 9, 2005 to Qualify
    Attend a qualifying Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) instructor-led course and receive a free Apple 4 GB iPod mini. To qualify, purchase a course by July 9, 2005 and complete the course by July 30, 2005. Course purchase must be made 21 days prior to the class start date.
    Get Digital Camera/Binoculars with Four-day Sun Training
    Course Must Take Place During the Week of June 27
    Receive a combination Bushnell ImageView digital camera with binoculars free by attending any four-day Sun training course during the week of June 27, 2005. Any instructor-led Sun training course that begins on June 27 and ends on June 30 qualifies. Online courses are excluded.
    "Sun Studio 10: Performance Analyzer"
    Online Manual Updated with Latest Sun Studio Release

    Sun has released an online manual covering the performance analysis tools in the Sun Studio 10 software. The manual, which is intended for application developers familiar with Fortran, C, C++ or the Java programming language, provides information on the Collector and Performance Analyzer, prof and gprof and tcov tools.

    "Bringing Your Application Into the Zone"
    Using Solaris Zones to Support Applications

    Sun engineers Paul Lovvik and Joseph Balenzano have written an article describing how to use Solaris Zones, a feature of the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS), to support applications within a zone. This Sun Developer Network Web site article describes zones, privileged versus unprivileged users, zone security, zone limitations, troubleshooting and QA.

    Sun's Partner List of Supportive Apps for the Solaris 10 OS
    Specific Platforms Supported, Availability Noted for Multiple Software Solutions

    With the high interest in the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS), Sun has published a list of complementary software solutions from Sun partners that go hand-in-hand to maximize the features and capabilities of this UNIX platform. All the listed applications are set to be released sometime in 2005.

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