ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Feeling the Open Source Love
Dec 10, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)
"Last week, Sun let loose another open source bombshell when it
announced it would be distributing Java Enterprise System, Sun N1
Management software, and available Sun developer tools
free-of-charge and under an open source license.
"This week, Sun embraced open source even further at its NC Q405
event in New York City on Tuesday. We always enjoy Sun's quarterly
networking event. It's not often we sit in the audience of what
feels like a high-level infomercial, and in 2005 we hit the
jackpot, with both the third and fourth quarter events being held
in New York. It's also not often Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy
addresses an East Coast gathering, so we knew we were in for some
big news at Tuesday's gathering..."