Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a U.S.-based company that sold computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services. It was founded in 1982, and in 2010 was acquired by Oracle Corporation and was merged into Oracle America, Inc.


Among its products were Java. It was a proponent of and contributor to free and open source software.

Sun Microsystems supported various other projects such as the Global Learning Portal, but is not directly involved in projects in Africa. [verify!]

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