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internetnews.com: Sun to Extend Java with Linux, New Price Points

Mar 19, 2004, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)

"Sun Microsystems is 60 days away from releasing a version of its Java Enterprise System infrastructure software for Linux, which it expects to compete with IBM's offerings.

"Steve Borcich, executive director of Sun's Java systems and security marketing, said the enterprise software system is made up of 13 or so products that are tightly integrated and offer a common user management framework. The system will run Red Hat Advanced Server 2.1 and, eventually, 3.0.

"The package's core products will include a directory, and identity server for authentication and authorization, portal services, applications server Web server, all of which may be used to build out a Web services framework, according to the executive, who was in New York on a press tour. The system will also include user provisioning capabilities for identity management from Sun's acquisition of Waveset last year..."

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