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Sun Reunion 2019
"Sun Microsystems: A Look Back at a Tech Company Ahead of its Time"
"Sun Microsystems is a Silicon Valley legend. Ten years after it was acquired by Oracle, the company’s past employees still have fond feelings for their former home — and a historic reunion happened two weeks ago at the Hyatt Regency by the San Francisco airport. Over 1,000 former Sun employees reunited for an evening to re-connect and to reminisce." Read more.The Newstack
, Oct 13, 2019
"When Sun Microsystems' Founders and Former Employees Hold a Reunion"
"Last week Infoworld reported on a reunion of more than 1,000 former employees of Sun Microsystems including all four founders of the company -- Andreas Bechtolsheim, Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy, and Bill Joy -- at just their second reunion since the 2010 Oracle acquisition." Read more.Infoworld
, Oct 6, 2019
"Sun Microsystems founders celebrate legacy"
"At a recent Sun reunion, founders Scott McNealy and Bill Joy weigh in on machine learning, mobile, Facebook, and politics in tech" Read more.Techworld
, Oct 1, 2019
"A Working Life IV: Sun Microsystems, 1990 – 2004"
"After attending a recent Sun Microsystems Alumni Reunion I’ve been inspired to continue the series on My Working Life..." Read more.Professionally Speaking (blog)
, Oct 2019
Sun Reunion 2014
"After the Sun (Microsystems) Sets, the Real Stories Come Out"
"Former Sun executives and employees gather for a reunion and talk about pranks, parties, and technical choices – the crazy and the brilliant." Read more.IEEE Spectrum
, May 30, 2014
"Even Sun Microsystems Had Its Roots at Xerox PARC"
As a Stanford University graduate student in 1978, Andy Bechtolsheim took full advantage of a consulting appointment at Xerox;s fabled Palo Alto Research Center. Read more.
, May 28, 2014
"Former Sun Micro Execs Recall Trail-Blazing Times"
Sun Microsystems had a knack for getting in early on big trends–sometimes crazy early.
Wall Street Journal
, May 27, 2014
"Sun Microsystems reunion: The legacy continues"
Four-plus years after Oracle's takeover, Sun's former execs and employees reflect on company's accomplishments. Read more.
, May 27, 2014
"The Transformers: 10 Defining Deals"
Sun Microsystems' purchase of Cray's UNIX server business. Read more.
, May 10, 2002
"Serious Fun in the Sun"
Whether leading the world in computer innovations or pulling off some of the most outrageous and creative
pranks, you can be certain of one thing – Sun Microsystems sets a shining example. Read more.
, April 1993
"Sun Microsystems: The 10-Year Success Story"
10-year background from Sun PR. Sun's early history, major milestones, and its growing impact on the computer industry. Read more.
"Stanford SUN: Personal Work Station of the Future"
Perhaps the very first news article on Sun. Read more.
, Oct 12, 1981