Programmers Sign Equipment Deals


Sun Microsystems Inc. is supplying Home Box Office and Cinemax with a digital
program-storage system that will allow the networks to move from tape to a full
digital archive for their programming material.

Sun will supply servers and storage solutions based on its "Java" technology
and customer applications.

CAM Systems said College Sports Television will use the company's
broadband-software package that includes rights and clearances applications,
sales-proposal-planning systems and tailored traffic and billing solutions.

In other technology news, Alpha Technologies said Electroline Equipment Inc.
will supply Alpha with the company's next-generation Data Over Cable Service
Interface Specification-based status-monitoring transponder