Suns New Tool Suites
Earlier this year Sun announced five new market-driven suites designed to provide high-impact customer solutions that are easier to buy and implement for identity management, application platform services, system availability and communications. The new Sun Java System Suites allow customers to quickly and easily deploy the optimal set of Java Enterprise System technologies at $50 per employee per year. Each suite includes Suns full portfolio of development tools to enable customers to easily adapt systems and applications.The Sun Java Availability Suite facilitates higher service levels at lower cost and enables service-level management of mission-critical applications. The Sun Java Communications Suite links information and people throughout the organization regardless of location or device. The Sun Java Identity Management Suite provides the core functions and services required to securely use, share and manage identity information, while the Sun Java Web Infrastructure Suite provides security and access control to existing Web application infrastructures, or can be used as a secure Web application deployment platform. Click here to read more about Suns Java Enterprise System 3 and the five new suites based on it. John Loiacono, executive vice president of Suns software group, said that "by tearing down the traditional barriers of software infrastructure cost and complexity, Sun Java Enterprise System is aligning business needs with an integrated set of enterprise network services. When combined with our Solaris 10 operating system, the two platforms deliver a compelling, integrated solution." Some enterprise customers agree. Broadband-data and Internet-services provider Telecom Ottawa, of Markham, Ontario, selected JES running on Solaris to help it roll out cost-effective, mission-critical services to its business customers. Telecom Ottawa has a large Ethernet network and it chose JES to help standardize the software required to run its numerous business applications. "Telecom Ottawa is taking the lead in Ontarios telecom sector by using technology solutions that allow us to provide the best tools our customers need to conduct business," said chief operating officer Dave Dobbin. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
The Sun Java Application Platform Suite provides an integrated set of the tools and services to design, develop, deploy and manage the delivery of next-generation SOA (service-oriented architecture.)