Sun's heterogeneous remote management services impressed Logistics Computer Services, which decided to turned over management of its entire IT infrastructure to Sun . Equally impressed is Deutsche Telekom, which chose Sun to implement the world's largest SAP solution .
Sun's future grid offerings per Robert Youngjohns (pictured on the right)  and a new partnership with SingTel EXPAN for utility-based services  rounds out this week's news.
Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz penned his thoughts on how utility computing will revolutionize the IT industry . Read why financial institutions benefit from a utility computing model . Learn abut Data Connection Ltd.'s new mainframe communications solution  and RSA's WebCRD that is improving print job submissions for educational institutions .
The latest in Sun hardware includes upgraded Sun[TM] Crypto Accelerator boards , price reductions on hsPCI I/O assemblies and MaxCPU boards , new cooling options for the Sun Rack 1000-42  and more.
In software, read about the Solaris[TM] Operating System (Solaris OS) in relation to automating centralized file integrity checks , least privilege model  and migrating from HP UNIXR and Tru64 UNIX .
New product announcements include a hard drive option for the Sun Fire[TM] V20z and Sun Fire[TM] V40z servers , new configurations for the Netra[TM] 440 servers , Netra[TM] 240 servers , Sun StorEdge[TM] NAS Appliances , Sun StorEdge 6130 Arrays  and Sun StorEdge[TM] 3510 FC Arrays .
Sys Admin covers two Sun BluePrints[TM] articles on creating highly available database solutions  and Sun's methodology for IT management . Plus, a Sun white paper provides the latest on information lifecycle management .
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