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Sun Microsystems  (Stock symbol: JAVA ) Acquired by Oracle (2009 $ 7,400,000,000 )

4150 Network Circle
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert J Finocchio (Informix Software Former CEO) Pat Mitchell (Public Broadcasting Service President/CEO);  Scott G McNealy (Sun Microsystems Chairman) Tony Ridder (Knight Ridder Former CEO/Chairman) Peter Currie (Currie Capital) Jim Barksdale (Netscape Communications);  M Kenneth Oshman (Echelon CEO) Naomi O Seligman (Ostriker von Simson)

Business description: Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- The Network Is The Computer[tm] -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the World Wide Web at
Customers include: Allied Irish Bank;  Clemson University ;  McCaw;  McDonalds;  Mitsubishi Bank;  NKK;  University of Maryland
Partners include: Adobe SystemsAppleCadence Design SystemsFujitsuGoogle OracleQuickturn Design SystemsVersantXerox;  Franklin Electronic Publishers;  Inform;  Thompson Multimedia

Rounds: 5
Capital raised: 35.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Oracle (2009 $ 7,400,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: JAVA
VCs include: Kleiner Perkins

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Record updated: Nov 2009
Sector: Computers
Year Founded: 1982
Headcount: 10001-25000 as of May 2008
Rounds: 5
Capital Raised: 35.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Oracle (2009 $ 7,400,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: JAVA