Sun's announcements to acquire Tarantella, Inc.  and Procom Technology, Inc.  top the News this week along with the company's plan to expand overseas engineering centers .
New hardware product releases also are included in this week's edition that include a Sun[tm] 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCI-X Adapter ; updated iWay Adapters that comply with the Java[tm] 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE[tm]) Connector Architecture Release 1.5 ; and a feature enhanced 19-inch LCD monitor .
Learn more about the Sun Fire[tm] servers with the fastest available AMD Opteron processors  and the market's view on these dual-core chips .
Also in the Entry-Level Servers section, NewEngergy Associates explains why it chose Sun's x64 server line to reduce its costs and accelerate applications .
In Storage, read about the upgraded Sun StorEdge[tm] 6920 with software version 3.0.0 , the Sun Java StorEdge Software and Suites , Sun StorEdge Enterprise Backup Software 7.2  and the three sets of license tiers available for the Sun StorEdge 9900 Universal Volume Manager .
Sun's latest service offerings are detailed in the Service section, including the Sun[tm] Managed Storage Services , Sun[tm] Operations Mangement Solution , Sun Business Intelligence Network Computing Solution  and the Sun[tm] Network Services for SAP Solutions .
FOSS covers the Liberty Alliance Project's three interface specifications for identity-based web services , Sun's invitation to open source Java[tm] developers , the "Firefox and Thunderbird Garage" guide , and more.
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