This week's Sun News covers the company's announcement to facilitate interoperability between Java[tm] technology and .NET ; a look at Gartner, Inc.'s September 2005 vendor rating of Sun ; the Sun[tm] Grid signs on over a million CPU hours for Virtual Compute Corporation ; the new Sun Microsystems[sm] Global Financial Services ; and top Sun technologists and outside experts form a technology advisory board for Sun .
Highlights of the 2005 StorageTek FORUM  and the announced Sun StorageTek[tm] T10000 tape drive  begin the Storage section. Sun's release of 146 GB 15K Hard Disk Drives  and Sun StorEdge[tm] 9900 HiCommand Replication Monitor 4.2  are also included.
Some of the latest training programs offered by Sun include the Solaris[tm] 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) Career Accelerator Packages ; a course on Solaris OS administration for experienced HP-UX and Tru64 administrators; Sun Java[tm] Studio Enterprise 8 tutorials  and more.
In the Service section, learn what key management strategies drive successful outsourcing relationships .
For SysAdmins, learn how to protect the value of IT investments over time , build identity-enabled web services  and continuously available, low-latency systems using open system hardware and software . Find out where to get your questions answered about the Sun Java[tm] Enterprise System  and download the latest USB Driver Development Kit for Solaris 10 OS users .
FOSS articles include OpenSolaris' release of the Sun Java[tm] Desktop System ; Max Bruning's comparison of Solaris, Linux and FreeBSD kernels ; and the formation of an open source storage management group .
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