Sunday, June 12, 2005

Vol 88 Issue 2

Sun's drive to promote openness and sharing industry and worldwide
highlights this week's edition with announcements that include a new
Open Service Delivery Platform Solutions Program [14609], a new initiative called Share the Opportunity Global Giving [14610], a new branding and advertising campaign that ties into the company's philosophy to share technology and drive innovation [14584], and donations of StarOffice[tm] to qualified nonprofits in technology-hungry countries [14612].

Sun's plans to acquire StorageTek for USD$4.1 billion [14589] is the focus of an interview with Sun Executive Vice President of the Network Storage Products Group Mark Canepa [14598].

The Software section offers information on an online manual for the Sun[tm] Studio 10 [14600], a technical article on using Solaris[tm] Zones to support applications [14599] and a list of supportive applications available for the Solaris[tm] 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) [14538].

Receive either a free Apple 4 GB iPod Mini [14593] or a free combination Bushnell ImageView digital camera with binoculars [14592] by signing up for select Sun training courses.

Two Java[tm] technology-specific publications are covered in this week's edition: "Java[tm] Language Specification, The 3rd Edition" [14569] and "Learning Java, Third Edition" [14585]. Also, download a free copy of the Java[tm] BluePrints book "Designing Web Services with the J2EE[tm] 1.4 Platform: JAX-RPC, SOAP, and XML Technologies" [14572].

The Java Internal Use License for JDK[tm] 5.0 has been released [14580].
Learn about Claimonitor - a new web-based Straight-through Processing
(STP) utility for automating transactions and market-related claims [14616], Oracle licensing of Solaris[tm] Containers [14579] and a new OEM agreement between MindTree and Sun [14582].

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