Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) announced the general availability of the Sun StorEdge 5310 Compliance Archiving System, a combination of the Sun StorEdge 5310 NAS Appliance and Sun StorEdge Compliance Archiving Software that provides for customers’ requirements for records retention. Integrated with Sun’s Identity Management solutions. The Sun StorEdge Compliance Archiving System provides an integrated solution to help facilitate compliance with government and business roles regulations, including HIPAA for healthcare, SEC Rule 17a-4 and Basel 2 for financial services, 21 CFR 11 for life sciences, as well the Sarbanes Oxley Act and its global equivalents. A variety of Enterprise Content Management application providers, including AXS-One, iLumin, Mobius Management Systems and Vignette, have qualified their applications with the system’s compliance features to enforce retention and leverage the system’s write-once, read-many (WORM) capability. Sun’s portfolio for enabling customers to store corporate documents and records includes the Compliance and Content Management Solution, the Content Infrastructure System for general data archiving on tiered storage, and the 5310 Compliance Archiving System. The Sun StorEdge 5310 Compliance Archiving System is available through Sun and its iForce partners. Pricing begins at US $73,995 for a 2 TB Fibre Channel configuration, and $81,995 for a 6 TB SATA configuration. Prices include all software costs.