Hewlett-Packard Co. on Monday announced its HP Core Services Framework (CSF), a developer platform to further the interoperablity of Java application services. The release is among the first implementations of the Java Services Framework specification.
The Java 2 Certification Virtual Trainer and Java 2 Certification Virtual Test Center are now available from Sybex Inc. Both software products were created for the Sun Java 2 Certification Exam. Sybex's Virtual Trainer covers the programmer and developer exam while offering an interactive learning environment that includes customized lessons, interactive simulations, narrated instructional animations, and tests. It also includes the Java SDK Standard Edition.
Java developers want respect, and the company that brought the universal language to the fray five years ago says it now has the partners, the applications and the developer community to demand esteem.
B2B office supplier Corporate Express Australia claims it is no longer battling with cumbersome supply chain integration problems with its partners after implementing a new automated system for its 1000-plus customers.
A wrestling match it was not. The exchange between the heads of Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless on a plenary panel at the SuperComm 2001 trade show on Monday was cordial, topical and produced two points of agreement: Wireless data services shouldn't be expected to earn significant revenue for a while, and the wireless industry must police itself or risk the regulator's gaze.
Nextel Communications announced on Monday that it has teamed with wireless application provider Etrieve to offer cell phone users the option of listening to their corporate e-mail, calendar and contact information from any Internet-enabled Nextel phone.
Nortel Networks and IBM announced a joint package of products and services Monday at SuperComm in Atlanta. Network Solutions for eBusiness is its name, increasing e-commerce and service provider profits is its game.
In an effort to improve vendor accountability for customers managing heterogeneous SANs (storage area networks), six leading storage companies on Monday pledged to work together to provide SAN service and support as members of the Supported Solutions Forum, a new effort from the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).
Written by Dan Neel and James Evans •
05 June 01 08:13
X Architecture, a new design for system-on-a-chip processors, was detailed Monday by Toshiba and Simplex Solutions. The companies also said that a new industry group has formed to support the design, meant to reduce both the size and power consumption of chips by making better use of the space on each chip.
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