Upgrades of UltraSPARC[R] IV+ processors to Sun's server line is complete with the release of Sun Fire[tm] E20K and Sun Fire[tm] E25K servers  this week. Solaris[tm] Operating System (Solaris OS) security is discussed in an interview with Product Line Manager Mark Thacker by System News Editor-in-Chief and CTO John J. McLaughlin . Jini[tm] Technology Starter Kit v2.1 has been released under the Apache License Version 2.0 .
In other News, Sun demonstrated its interoperability and integration with the Belgian Electronic Identity Cards ; two Sun Labs researchers have been honored for their innovation and research ; and Sun and Transmode Systems demonstrated multi-vendor data replication over native 4G Fibre Channel WDM .
Features covers recent discussions with Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy ; Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz ; Solaris[tm] Dynamic Tracing developer Bryan Cantrill  and JCP Chair and Senior Director Onno Kluyt .
Reviews of StarOffice[tm] 8  and Sun Ray[tm] Server Software 3.1 Software  are in the Software section that also details features of the Sun N1[tm] Service Provisioning System 5.1  and Sun N1[tm] System Manager .
The Sun Java[tm] System Federation Manager 7.0 is set for an October 28th release  and the Sun Java[tm] Enterprise System is retiring legacy part numbers .
Read the latest product updates for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 9985 and 9990 systems ; Sun StorEdge[tm] 3511 SATA Array ; and Sun StorEdge[tm] L500 Tape Library . A Sun PDF highlights the combination of Sun's IT infrastructure and Oracle database applications .
In the Sun Education Users section, learn more about the GELC becoming nonprofit ; the Solaris University Challenge ; Sun and Endeavor Information Systems' multi-year expanded agreement ; and Sun and Elluminate's delivery of joint solutions in support of the Digital Campus .
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