Thursday, May 05, 2005

Vol 86 Issue 4

Stuart Wells has been named as executive vice president for Strategic Development and Sun Financing, and will lead the development of the Sun[tm] Grid Compute Utility offerings [14449]. Also in news, the Solaris[tm] 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) Security Benchmark has been published by the Center for Internet Security and is available for download [14424].

The Features section reports on how the Niagara chip is expected to reduce the total cost of ownership within data centers [14415] and a new opportunity for channel partners to sell Microsoft Windows on Sun platforms [14417].

New product offerings comprise the Hardware section including an updated Sun Grid Rack System [14429]; rear fan door ATO option for the Sun[tm] Rack 1000-42 [14433]; and a new cartridge expansion module for the Sun StorEdge[tm] L500 tape library [14434].

The Sun[sm] Software Express for Solaris[tm] has posted its 4/05 snapshots for download [14439]. A StarOffice[tm] 7 promotion offers discounted pricing along with free online training [14426] and StarOffice 8 prepares for its summer release [14399].

Sales for High Performance Computing Servers are on an upswing [14422] and the last order date for Sun Fire[tm] 4800 and 6800 systems has been extended [14389].

In Storage, read about multiple new and updated offerings for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 9900 product line [14445]; EOL for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 6320 System [14388] and more.

Cryptographic implementations highlight the Developer's section with articles on the Solaris OS cryptographic framework [14368] and incorporating the Solaris RBAC with the two man rule [14425].

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