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Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems
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Type Public
Founded February 24, 1982
Stanford University in Palo Alto, California
Founder Vinod Khosla
Andy Bechtolsheim
Bill Joy
Scott McNealy
Fate Acquired by Oracle
Defunct January 27, 2010
Headquarters Menlo Park, CA

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American fabless semiconductor company that sold computers and computer hardware as well as software and services. Sun has developed many notable technologies including the SPARC RISC ISA and the Java programming language.

On April 20 2009, Oracle announced they will acquire Sun for $7.4 billion. The acquisition was completed on January 27 2010.

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Facts about "Sun Microsystems"
company typepublic +
defunctJanuary 27, 2010 +
fateAcquired by Oracle +
foundedFebruary 24, 1982 +
founded locationStanford University in Palo Alto, California +
founderVinod Khosla +, Andy Bechtolsheim +, Bill Joy + and Scott McNealy +
full page namesun microsystems +
headquartersMenlo Park, CA +
instance ofsemiconductor company +
nameSun Microsystems +
website +
wikidata idQ14647 +