SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun
Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), today announced that in addition to the
250 conference sessions, 117 BOFs and 15 Hands-on-Labs, the 2007 conference
will offer two special one-day tracks -- Java Technology Business Day and
Java Technology in TV: Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day.
Java Technology Business Day - Tuesday, May 8th
This special event is designed for business and marketing leaders at
companies delivering Java(TM) technology-based products, content and
services. Sessions will cover business issues pertaining to the Java
-- Open Source Java Technology: Business Opportunities and Risks
-- Marketing, Branding and Certification Programs Demystified
-- Partnering to Win
-- New and Improved Services
In addition, Anne Thomas-Manes, the Burton Group's Vice President and
Research Director for Application Platform Strategies, will be hosting a
special panel discussion on maximizing ROI in the Java platform ecosystem.
Business Day attendees will also gain admission to Tuesday morning's
General Session with Rich Green, executive vice president, Software at Sun,
plus access to the JavaOne Pavilion and the evening reception on Tuesday.
More information on Business Day can be found at:
Java Technology in TV: Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day - Thursday, May 10th
In recognition of the tremendous rate of growth for Java technology in
the television market and the skyrocketing demand for developers in this
area, the 2007 JavaOne conference will feature a special track of sessions
and events around digital television software technologies and markets.
Produced in conjunction with CableLabs and major motion picture studios,
Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day will feature topics including:
-- A kickoff presentation detailing the current status and future
prospects for the OpenCable Application Platform (OCAP) and Blu-ray
-- An overview of OCAP technical features and API's
-- A detailed discussion of how to develop OCAP applications
-- The roadmap for future interactive services on cable TV
-- Producing Blu-ray Java (BD-J) software titles for Hollywood
-- The role of Java technology in Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day attendees will also gain admission to
Thursday evening's JavaOne conference After Dark event and Friday morning's
General Session with James Gosling, vice president and Sun Fellow. More
information on Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day can be found at:
More than 60 exhibitors and the following cosponsors will be
participating in the 2007 JavaOne conference:
Platinum -- Intel, Motorola, Oracle
Gold -- AMD, BEA, IBM, NAVTEQ, Nokia, SAP
Silver -- InterSystems, Parasoft, Sprint, Terracotta
Members of the Sun(SM) Developer Network (SDN Program) can start
preparing for the 2007 JavaOne conference by reviewing the sessions from
last year's conference. SDN Program members get full access to JavaOne
conference multimedia sessions and PDFs. Information on the SDN Program is
available at http://developers.sun.com/.
About the JavaOne Conference
Located at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 8-11, the annual
JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology
developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology
enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology
innovations with Java technology, scripting, Open Source, Web 2.0 and more.
Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with
their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology
experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the
JavaOne conference, visit http://java.sun.com/javaone.
About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer"(TM) -- guides Sun in
the development of technologies that power the world's most important
markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is
at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun
can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at sun.com.
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Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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