Sunday, March 20, 2005

Vol 85 Issue 3

Sun's heterogeneous remote management services impressed Logistics Computer Services, which decided to turned over management of its entire IT infrastructure to Sun [14273]. Equally impressed is Deutsche Telekom, which chose Sun to implement the world's largest SAP solution [14245].

Sun's future grid offerings per Robert Youngjohns (pictured on the right) [14250] and a new partnership with SingTel EXPAN for utility-based services [14220] rounds out this week's news.

Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz penned his thoughts on how utility computing will revolutionize the IT industry [14255]. Read why financial institutions benefit from a utility computing model [14243]. Learn abut Data Connection Ltd.'s new mainframe communications solution [14279] and RSA's WebCRD that is improving print job submissions for educational institutions [14278].

The latest in Sun hardware includes upgraded Sun[TM] Crypto Accelerator boards [14258], price reductions on hsPCI I/O assemblies and MaxCPU boards [14256], new cooling options for the Sun Rack 1000-42 [14259] and more.

In software, read about the Solaris[TM] Operating System (Solaris OS) in relation to automating centralized file integrity checks [14240], least privilege model [14252] and migrating from HP UNIXR and Tru64 UNIX [14241].

New product announcements include a hard drive option for the Sun Fire[TM] V20z and Sun Fire[TM] V40z servers [14261], new configurations for the Netra[TM] 440 servers [14263], Netra[TM] 240 servers [14262], Sun StorEdge[TM] NAS Appliances [14265], Sun StorEdge 6130 Arrays [14264] and Sun StorEdge[TM] 3510 FC Arrays [14266].

Sys Admin covers two Sun BluePrints[TM] articles on creating highly available database solutions [14090] and Sun's methodology for IT management [14115]. Plus, a Sun white paper provides the latest on information lifecycle management [14092].

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