Sunday, October 23, 2005

Vol 92 Issue 3: October 17th - October 23rd, 2005

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 [15307] 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 [15310]. Jini[tm] Technology Starter Kit v2.1 has been released under the Apache License Version 2.0 [15320].

In other News, Sun demonstrated its interoperability and integration with the Belgian Electronic Identity Cards [15308]; two Sun Labs researchers have been honored for their innovation and research [15313]; and Sun and Transmode Systems demonstrated multi-vendor data replication over native 4G Fibre Channel WDM [15314].

Features covers recent discussions with Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy [15241]; Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz [15275]; Solaris[tm] Dynamic Tracing developer Bryan Cantrill [15223] and JCP Chair and Senior Director Onno Kluyt [15284].

Reviews of StarOffice[tm] 8 [15213] and Sun Ray[tm] Server Software 3.1 Software [15289] are in the Software section that also details features of the Sun N1[tm] Service Provisioning System 5.1 [15282] and Sun N1[tm] System Manager [15280].

The Sun Java[tm] System Federation Manager 7.0 is set for an October 28th release [15283] and the Sun Java[tm] Enterprise System is retiring legacy part numbers [15304].

Read the latest product updates for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 9985 and 9990 systems [15300]; Sun StorEdge[tm] 3511 SATA Array [15299]; and Sun StorEdge[tm] L500 Tape Library [15277]. A Sun PDF highlights the combination of Sun's IT infrastructure and Oracle database applications [15274].

In the Sun Education Users section, learn more about the GELC becoming nonprofit [15317]; the Solaris University Challenge [15318]; Sun and Endeavor Information Systems' multi-year expanded agreement [15319]; and Sun and Elluminate's delivery of joint solutions in support of the Digital Campus [15309].

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