Sunday, April 24, 2005

Vol 86 Issue 3

This week Sun announced it has created a new vertical market targeting the broadband, media and entertainment industry [14414]. Sun also released a new version of a reference architecture that focuses on digital asset management [14400]. The News section also covers two promotions that include below market financing on Sun solutions [14349] and the release of remanufactured products within the Sun Fire[tm], Sun Blade[tm] and Sun StorEdge[tm] product lines [14397].

Several new and upcoming releases within the Sun Java family are covered in this edition, including the Sun Java[tm] System RFID Software 2.0 [14398], Sun Java[tm] Enterprise System Release 3 [14412] and the Sun Java[tm] System Identity Auditor [14391].

Sun also introduced its first dual-core server based on the multi-core AMD Opteron processor [14411], which also is fully supported by the Solaris[tm] 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) [14410].

In the Java section, read about the JCP[sm]'s approval of JSR 181 that is expected to simplify Java technology-based Web Services [14402], how Java[tm] 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME[tm])-enabled devices communicate with smart cards [14329] and how this platform is advancing the telecom industry [14353].

Sun has updated some of its service offerings including the Sun Managed Site Infrastructure Services [14396], Sun[sm] Net Connect 3.2 [14383] and a new pricing business model on Sun software support for the Solaris 8 and 9 OS [14394].

Sys Admin offers advice on preparing an IT environment for the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) [14347], using computer forensics to investigate security breaches [14365] and a white paper analysis of the Sun StorEdge 6920 system [14378].

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