Sun Acquires HighGround Systems
Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of HighGround Systems, Inc., a developer of storage resource management (SRM) solutions for storage network environments.
"The acquisition of HighGround and the planned acquisition of LSC are key components in Sun's strategy to deliver easily managed, open storage networks," said Ed Zander, president and chief operating officer, Sun Microsystems. "Even with the changing U.S. economy, Sun is aggressively investing in storage to strengthen our product suite and bolster our already faster-than-market growth and momentum. These investments will have a direct impact on enabling our customers to lower their total cost of ownership for data storage."
According to Sun, HighGround's SRM products are available now from Sun and the new product suite broadens Sun's software portfolio and helps give its customers tools to take control over complex storage environments.