TITLE

Shady Acres

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/22/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the downturn of Sun Microsystems after years of supremacy in the computer industry. The company's share price is at $5 as of 2006. The company is planning to sell its assets which include the Sparc chip line, the Solaris software and the hardware that uses both. Hewlett-Packard and IBM are the speculated buyer of the company.
ACCESSION #
21072398

 

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