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Sun Set to Release Java EE 5 With Web Services Focus

Sun Microsystems on Thursday announced that the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 specification has been approved by the Java Community Process Java EE/SE Executive Committee. Java EE is a platform for Java and Web services deployment. It has 30 licensees and includes innovations provided by more ...

Sun and HP: So Happy Together?

How different would the IT world look if Sun and Hewlett-Packard joined forces in the operating system arena? Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy has already imagined such a scenario. The executive is urging its bitter rival to unite its HP-Unix operating system with Sun's Solaris Unix operating syst...

Sun Pushes Open Solaris Enterprise System

Sun Microsystems this week delivered what it believes is a one-two punch in the battle to create the software platform of choice for the next-generation of the Internet. Analysts, however, are not sure the experiment will do anything beyond reducing pricing power in the field. Based on what Sun call...

Sun ‘Open-Sources’ Its Authentication Technology

Sun Microsystems earlier this week announced plans to open source its Web site authentication and Web single sign-on (SSO) technologies through the Open Source Web Single Sign-On (OpenSSO) project. The company's goal is to empower Java technology developers to participate in the evolution of these s...

Sun Officially Opens Solaris

In a bid to recover lost market share, Sun Microsystems today officially released Solaris as open-source software. Sun hopes to compete more effectively against rivals Red Hat, IBM and Microsoft with its open-source strategy that shares code from its once popular Unix version. With Linux and Microso...

Sun To Launch $50 Million Marketing Campaign

Sun Microsystems is embarking on a new US$50 million marketing campaign, it was revealed today. The company is pointing to success stories with clients like online auctioneer eBay, General Motors, and Major League Baseball in an effort to show the world how its products and services help connect peo...

IBM, Red Hat Gang Up on Sun Solaris

IBM and Red Hat today announced a Solaris-to-Linux server migration program designed to grab market share from Sun Microsystems. The "Solaris to Linux Migration Factory" and additional solutions and support offerings are designed to help customers migrate from Solaris to multi-platform Linux servers...

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Sun VP Tom Goguen Discusses Evolution of OpenSolaris

Sun Microsystems is forging ahead with plans to build an open-source community around its Solaris operating system, and those plans have been met with both enthusiasm and skepticism. The latest development in Sun's open-source evolution is the creation of an OpenSolaris Advisory Board. The company a...

Sun Selects OpenSolaris Community Advisory Board

Sun Microsystems today announced the names of the five individuals selected to participate in the OpenSolaris Community Advisory Board (CAB). The board was created to steward the evolution of the OpenSolaris community towards self-governance. "The formation of the CAB is another major step forward i...

Sun Releases Solaris Code Under CDDL License

Sun Microsystems officially started down the path to an open-source version of Solaris on Tuesday with a partial release of source code which ultimately will be OpenSolaris. Being released under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL), which was reviewed and approved by the Open Sourc...

IBM Challenges Sun, HP with Entry-Level Linux Server

IBM is set to tackle the entry-level server market next month with the release of its two-way OpenPower 710. The RISC-based open-source server is designed to compete head-to-head with Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems servers for Unix and Linux, but Illuminata analyst Gordon Haff told LinuxInside...

Sun, Microsoft Tout Moves Toward Interoperability

Microsoft and Sun Microsystems say that eight months into their 10-year cooperative alliance, dividends are already being paid in the form of increased interoperability of their products. The companies, which reached a groundbreaking deal in March that settled years-old lawsuits and brought the two ...

Sun Lures Developers with Open-Source Solaris

Expectations are high that Sun Microsystems will make some significant announcements this month about an open-source version of its Solaris operating system. Reportedly, key pieces to the open-source project could be revealed as early as November 15 when the company has scheduled its quarterly SunNe...

Orange Adopts Sun’s Java Enterprise System for Servers

Sun Microsystems announced today that Orange SA, a London-based international mobile phone company, has chosen the Java Enterprise System to replace its current Sun software in Europe. Orange has operations in Benelux, and other western Europe regions. Orange has 22,000 employees and is a London-bas...

Red Hat Hires Sun’s Tegan-Padir

Red Hat today announced the appointment of Karen Tegan-Padir as Vice President of Desktop Infrastructure Technologies. Tegan-Padir was previously an executive with Sun Microsystems where she most recently held the position of Vice President of Engineering for J2EE platforms and Application Server pr...

Sun, Nvidia Design Professional Graphics Alliance

A day after visual computing company SGI announced its relationship with ATI Technologies, competitor Nvidia is boasting about its new alliance with Sun Microsystems. Sun has bundled Nvidia's Quadro graphics technology into its Java Workstations running Solaris, Windows or Linux operating systems in...

Sun, Kodak Settle Patent Lawsuit

Sun Microsystems has settled its long-fought patent infringement case with Eastman Kodak, heading off a jury decision on the penalty. Faced with the prospect of paying damages of more than US$1 billion in federal court, the software giant reached an out-of-court agreement late last night, according ...

Kodak Asks Jury for $1 Billion in Sun-Java Patent Case

Sun Microsystems faces the prospect of being forced to pay more than US$1 billion in damages now that a federal court jury has found the computer giant's popular Java languages infringed on a patent held by Eastman Kodak. After a three-week trial, a jury found that Sun violated a patent that Kodak a...

Sun’s Possible Acquisition of Novell

Industry observers have taken positions on rumors that Sun Microsystems might buy Novell. "I don't find the speculation credible," analyst Dan Kusnetzky, vice president of operating systems at International Data Corporation, said. Kusnetzky said such a merger would face problems from potential regul...

Observers Differ on Possible Sun Purchase of Novell

Industry observers yesterday took differing outlooks on rumors that Sun Microsystems might buy Novell. "I don't find the speculation credible," analyst Dan Kusnetzky, vice president of operating systems at International Data Corporation, said. Kusnetzky said such a merger would face problems from po...

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