Sun Microsystems

A company based in Mountain View, California that builds computer hardware and software. Sun Microsystems was founded in 1982 by Andreas Bechtolsheim, Vinod Khosla, and Scott McNeally. The firm is best known for developing workstations and operating environments for the UNIX operation system, and more recently, for developing and promoting the Java programming language.

Sun products include SPARC workstations and the Solaris operating environment.

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