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March 18, 2009

IBM Said to Be in Talks to Buy Sun for $7 Billion

Steve Lohr

IBM is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems in a proposed deal valued at nearly $7 billion, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said on Wednesday. The merger, if completed, would mark a major consolidation step in the market for server computers used in corporate data centers — and one that could prompt an antitrust challenge.

Full story at The New York Times

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