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Sun Microsystems

Overview#

Sun Microsystems was an American Information Technology company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris Operating System, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC microprocessors.

Sun Microsystems contributed significantly to the evolution of several key computing technologies, among them Unix, RISC processors, thin client computing, and virtualized computing.

Sun Microsystems was founded on February 24, 1982.

Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle Corporation on January 27, 2010 for US$7.4 billion, based on an agreement signed on April 20, 2009. The following month, Sun Microsystems, Inc. was merged with Oracle USA, Inc. to become Oracle America Inc.[1]

Sun Microsystems has an Private Enterprise Number OID assigned prefix 1.3.6.1.4.1.42

Sun Microsystems has an Private Enterprise Number OID assigned prefix 1.3.6.1.4.1.42.2.27 described as Sun's LDAP branch".

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