Sun Microsystems, Inc. (more commonly known as Sun Microsystems; now Oracle America, Inc.) is a computer, computer component designer, as well as a leading software manufacturer. Established in 1982, the company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US$7.4 billion in January 2010.
DESIGN ELEMENTS OF SUN LOGO
Shape of the Sun Logo:
The Sun logo was conceptualized by professor Vaughan Pratt of Stanford University. It depicts four interleaved copies of the word sun. The original logo had the sides oriented horizontally and vertically, but it was later restyled so as to appear to stand on one corner.
Color of the Sun Logo:
There are certain variations of the Sun Microsystems logo regarding the color combinations. Some versions show white text on a purple background, while others feature purple text on a white background.