Sun transfers storage factory to Solectron

Sun Microsystems has transferred a StorageTek manufacturing facility in Puerto Rico to electronics manufacturing specialist Solectron, the companies announced Thursday. Solectron will build the StorageTek products, the Milpitas, Calif.-based company said.

The multiyear deal, terms of which weren't disclosed, deepens an existing relationship between the companies.

Sun acquired StorageTek a year ago for a net amount of about $3.1 billion in cash.

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