Sun Microsystems Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1982

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 10,153

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 96

Sun Microsystems General Information

Description

Provider of network infrastructure services. The company offers a line of scalable servers based on SPARC64, Sun UltraSPARC, AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon microprocessors that range from entry-level servers and blade systems to data center/HPC business critical computing servers designed for heterogeneous computing environments.

Contact Information

Website
www.sun.com
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Storage (IT)
Other Industries
Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Acquirer
Corporate Office
  • 4150 Network Circle
  • Santa Clara, CA 95054
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

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Sun Microsystems Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Sun Microsystems Patents

Sun Microsystems Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20110202871-A1 Method and system for scrolling through a graphical user interface list control Inactive 17-Feb-2010 00000000000 0
US-8972629-B2 Low-contention update buffer queuing for large systems Active 03-Feb-2010 00000000000 0
US-20140281060-A1 Low-contention update buffer queuing for large systems Active 03-Feb-2010 00000000000 0
US-20110191508-A1 Low-contention update buffer queuing for large systems Active 03-Feb-2010 00000000000 0
US-8782306-B2 Low-contention update buffer queuing for large systems Active 03-Feb-2010 G06F12/0253 0
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Sun Microsystems Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ed Zander Chief Operating Officer
Vinod Khosla Co-Founder
James McHugh Vice President of Marketing, Software Infrastructure
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Sun Microsystems Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Sun Microsystems Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Sun Microsystems Investments & Acquisitions (96)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
OnScale (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Apr-2019 00000 0000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
OnScale (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Mar-2018 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software
Qlayer 07-Jan-2009 0000000000 Other Communications and Networking
Infobright 15-Sep-2008 00000 0000 0000 Database Software
Montalvo Systems 28-Apr-2008 Merger/Acquisition Application Specific Semiconductors
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Sun Microsystems Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
MySQL Database Software Uppsala, Sweden 0000
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Sun Microsystems Exits (56)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
OnScale (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 22 buyers
OnScale (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Mar-2018 0000 00000 000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Infobright 15-Sep-2008 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Greenplum Database 22-Jan-2008 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 12 buyers
Kasenna 29-Aug-2006 Later Stage VC 000.00 Completed
  • 11 buyers
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Sun Microsystems FAQs

  • When was Sun Microsystems founded?

    Sun Microsystems was founded in 1982.

  • Who is the founder of Sun Microsystems?

    Scott McNealy, William Joy Ph.D, Vinod Khosla, and Andreas Bechtolsheim are the founders of Sun Microsystems.

  • Where is Sun Microsystems headquartered?

    Sun Microsystems is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

  • What is the size of Sun Microsystems?

    Sun Microsystems has 10,153 total employees.

  • What industry is Sun Microsystems in?

    Sun Microsystems’s primary industry is Storage (IT).

  • Is Sun Microsystems a private or public company?

    Sun Microsystems is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Sun Microsystems?

    The current valuation of Sun Microsystems is 00.000.

  • What is Sun Microsystems’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Sun Microsystems is 000000.

  • How much funding has Sun Microsystems raised over time?

    Sun Microsystems has raised $764M.

  • Who are Sun Microsystems’s investors?

    ABS Ventures, August Capital, El Dorado Ventures, Glynn Capital, and Kleiner Perkins are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Sun Microsystems.

  • When was Sun Microsystems acquired?

    Sun Microsystems was acquired on 26-Jan-2010.

  • Who acquired Sun Microsystems?

    Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle.

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