Sunday, June 26, 2005

Vol 88 Issue 4

The Solaris[tm] Operating System (Solaris OS) is making News this week with the completion of proof-of-concept trials from several financial firms [14678]. This UNIX[r] platform and Sun technologies recently have won over Data Security Systems Solutions (DS3) [14677] and Reuters Market Data System [14672]. 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 [14676].

An expanded Sun[sm] Upgrade Advantage Program option now is offering upgrades to next generation server boards [14667]. Also in Hardware, learn about new configurations for Brocade SilkWorm 24000 FC Director [14668], a trade-in promotion on Sun-branded Host Bus Adaptors [14615] and the release of new and repriced hardware spare parts [14669].

A Sun BluePrints[tm] article extensively details how to use Solaris[tm] Containers [14625] in the Software section that also covers the release of Solaris[tm] Container Manager 1.1 [14670].

The Sun Java section reports on two new additions to Sun's identity management portfolio [14671], a TCO study on the Sun Java[tm] Communications Suite [14618] and a maintenance release for the Sun Java[tm] System Application Server Platform 8.1 [14620].

Recently announced storage products include the Sun StorEdge[tm] 5310 Compliance Archiving System [14675], software for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 9900 System [14662] and an updated CD for the Sun StorEdge[tm] Enterprise Storage Management Base Applications [14663].

In the Developer section, read about the Sun Java[tm] Wireless Toolkit Version 2.3 beta release [14656], the new GlassFish Project [14660], an exam study kit for the Sun Certified Business Component Developer [14649] and details on the 2005 TopCoder Open [14679].

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