Sun Microsystems

Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
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Incorporated in February 1982, Sun was a computer manufacturer and software developer, founded by four employees. Examples of its industry-changing software include the Solaris operating system and the Java programming language. In 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle.

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January 27, 2010 - Oracle announced it completed the acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

1999 - Sun Microsystems acquired StarDivision, the developers behind the StarOffice suite of software.

1996 - Sun Microsystems released its line of network computers.

1989 - Sun introduced SBus.

2005 - StorageTek was acquired by Sun Microsystems.

May 9, 2005 - Sun agreed to acquire Procom Technology for $50 million in cash.

1996 - Javasoft, a division of Sun Microsystems was founded.

1994 - went online.