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» Bucking the Trend: 3.9% Financing
» MVM Boosts J2EE Scalability
» New AMD Workstations, Server
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From the Inner Circle
Architectural Masterpieces: Get inside tips on the art of infrastructure architecture. The Inner Circle newsletter explores platform options, financing, and a $2 billion success.

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Run Linux applications
on Solaris.

The new Solaris 10 OS lets you run Linux applications on their own, unchanged — or side by side with Solaris applications

Customers who want the stability and security of the Solaris Operating System and the flexibility to use Linux applications won't have to wait much longer. The Solaris 10 OS will include a remarkable new feature that allows Linux applications to run unchanged.

Code-named Project Janus, this optional kernel service will run Linux applications at near-native speeds. Not only is Sun providing leading Linux compatibility, Project Janus is built into the Solaris OS — at no extra charge. Full story... Top Picks
The Future Is Here: New AMD Opteron-based Sun Java workstations and the V40z Sun Fire server speed 32-bit applications into the 64-bit future.

A Generation Ahead: Preview the groundbreaking performance and utilization advances in Solaris 10 OS — and take a test drive with the FREE Software Express for Solaris!

UBL Revolution: XML pioneer Jon Bosak explores how the powerful simplicity of Universal Business Language could change the world.

Jonathan's Blog: Get a personal take on the IT business from Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz.

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Reading Room
J2EE Security: Check out a guide to fortifying security with J2EE Policy Agent and installing it on Oracle Application Server.

J2EE Scalability: Discover how Sun's new Multi-tasking Virtual Machine improves scalability for J2EE app servers.

Simplified App Dev: Tips on making the most of Sun's Java System Application Server and NetBeans 3.6 integrated development bundle.

Ultra-thin Sun Ray: Browse white papers on Sun Ray ultra-thin client solutions, which Forrester Research reports can deliver ROI of 70 percent.

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CRN: AMD Opteron x86 push fuels Sun's industry-leading growth in server volume.

eWeek: Sun broadens choices with Java Enterprise System for HP-UX, Windows.

The Register: Sun delivers a "UNIX shocker" with the DTrace tuning tool in Solaris 10.

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Spotlight on Specials
As Rivals Raise Finance Rates, Sun Offers No Payments, No Interest until 2005

When the Fed raised interest rates this summer, competitors followed suit by increasing financing rates they charge to customers. At Sun, we're bucking the trend. For a limited time, take advantage of this hot new financing package: No payments and no interest until 2005, and attractive, below-market 3.9 percent financing after that. It's an unbeatable deal that covers the complete Sun solution, including hardware, software, and services. Valid for qualified customers through Dec. 31, 2004. More...

Sweetening the Deal: Sun Developer Network Offers New Flexibility, Promotions

There's never been a better time to join Sun Developer Network. New membership options let you join for as little as $99 a year — and, for a limited time, SDN members get a FREE Opteron-based server or workstation with a three-year subscription to Sun's premier Java development tools. Plus you get a wealth of technical resources, early access, and opportunities to participate in 170 community forums and/or 600 groups. More...

Simplify and Save: Get up to 30% Off on StorEdge Solutions

Take aim at cost and complexity with a qualified Sun Fire or Netra server — and save up to 30 percent on Sun StorEdge 6000, 9980, 3310 SCSI, and 3510 FC storage systems when purchased as a solution. Sun servers and StorEdge systems make a winning combination that delivers outstanding performance, scalability, and reliability. More...

Get a Deep Discount on Solaris OS x86 with Aggressive Subscription Pricing

Suppose you could get Solaris OS x86 for some 70 percent less than the list price of Red Hat Linux or Windows 2003? With our aggressive Solaris OS x86 subscription pricing, you can! Available in quantities of 100, 500, or 2000, these packages give you Sun support, a seamless transition from 32-bit to 64-bit computing — and a FREE upgrade to Solaris 10 OS! More...

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