Sun Microsystems Inc. on Thursday said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pixo Inc., makers of Java-based server technology to manage distribution of digital content to mobile phones and PDAs.
Portlets, or portal applets, are visual components that make up a Web page residing in a Web portal. Typically, when an end user requests a personalized Web page, multiple portlets are invoked when that pages is created.
Workers benefit from easy, searchable access to information published on company intranets and portals. The Rolodex, binders, and thick files of correspondence that used to weigh down every cubicle are dwindling; a copier jam is no longer a work-stopping emergency. But there is one term for electronic information that speaks to its crippling limitation: "online."
RSA Security Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. announced a joint sales, engineering and marketing agreement Thursday to integrate several of their network security products, an alliance the companies say will offer customers a complete security package and help administrators protect services and assets accessible through the Internet.