The Solaris[tm] Operating System (Solaris OS) is making News this week with the completion of proof-of-concept trials from several financial firms . This UNIX[r] platform and Sun technologies recently have won over Data Security Systems Solutions (DS3)  and Reuters Market Data System . In addition, Sun's HP-Away Migration Program had a significant win as Australian-based utility provider ActewAGL decided to migrate to the Solaris OS platform .
An expanded Sun[sm] Upgrade Advantage Program option now is offering upgrades to next generation server boards . Also in Hardware, learn about new configurations for Brocade SilkWorm 24000 FC Director , a trade-in promotion on Sun-branded Host Bus Adaptors  and the release of new and repriced hardware spare parts .
A Sun BluePrints[tm] article extensively details how to use Solaris[tm] Containers  in the Software section that also covers the release of Solaris[tm] Container Manager 1.1 .
The Sun Java section reports on two new additions to Sun's identity management portfolio , a TCO study on the Sun Java[tm] Communications Suite  and a maintenance release for the Sun Java[tm] System Application Server Platform 8.1 .
Recently announced storage products include the Sun StorEdge[tm] 5310 Compliance Archiving System , software for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 9900 System  and an updated CD for the Sun StorEdge[tm] Enterprise Storage Management Base Applications .
In the Developer section, read about the Sun Java[tm] Wireless Toolkit Version 2.3 beta release , the new GlassFish Project , an exam study kit for the Sun Certified Business Component Developer  and details on the 2005 TopCoder Open .
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