Saturday Oct 10, 2009

Recent Releases: Sun Communications Suite 7

Jim Parkinson's team has delivered the newest version (7) of Sun Communication Suite. This solution provides Mail, Messaging, Calendar, Address book and others and is intended for large deployments, being very scalable and currently supporting hundreds of millions of mailboxes in many ISPs.


I've never worked in the Comms team but I've worked with Jim several times over the years, and, as you can see, he is very proud of this release, more than a year after Releasing Suite 6.

The highlights of the new version are the revamp of the to leverage AJAX, and the support of the latest standards, iCAL/CalDAV, in the Calendar Server.

The Comms team has been aggressively using to produce their documentation quickly and efficiently; check out How to use the Wiki to Find what you are looking for. In addition, the team has written a number of posts around the release of Comms 7; check out:

Brief or Very Detailed Overview of the Suite.
iCal Support in Sun Calendar Server 7.
• Brief Installation Sketch
• Detailed Reflections by Jim on the last year.

Congratulations to the team for this release!