Network Appliance, maker of content delivery devices, offers two network management applications: NetCache, which allows users to customize and control the delivery of streaming media and Web-based information; and ContentReporter, which provides data on network usage and Web site activity. $10,000 and up for each application; price varies on configuration.
Network Appliance, 495 East Java Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089; (408) 822-6000; www.netapp.com
Sun Microsystems has announced the Sun Java Desktop System, an open-standards-based solution that includes a GNOME desktop environment, StarOffice productivity suite, Mozilla browser, Evolution e-mail and calendar client, Java 2 Standard Edition, and a Linux operating system. Minimum supported configuration: Pentium II computers with 266 MHz, 4GB hard disk space, and 128MB RAM. Education pricing: $25 per desktop per year for software, maintenance, support, and training.
Sun Microsystems, Inc., 4150 Network Circle, Santa Clara, CA 95054; (800) 555-9786; www.sun.com
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