Sun Microsystems Selects Applied Engineering, Inc-Applied CAD/CAM (AE/ACC) as its Campus Representatives in MN, ND, and SD.

Sun Microsystems Selects Applied Engineering, Inc-Applied CAD/CAM (AE/ACC) as its Campus Representatives in MN, ND, and SD.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 9, 2000 – Applied Engineering, Inc. and Applied CAD/CAM (AE/ACC), is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Sun Microsystems (SUN) as the dedicated “Campus Representative” for MN, ND, and SD. This includes all public and private universities and college campuses and also the K-12 public and private school sectors. APPLIED has been a Sun Microsystems commercial reseller since 1989. APPLIED was chosen to be the campus representative because of its geographical locations in Bismarck, and West Fargo, ND; Minneapolis / St.Paul, MN; and Sioux Falls, SD. APPLIED also employs as sizable technical support staff of Sun certified engineers and sale people dedicated to serving the engineering, manufacturing, and educational communities throughout the mid-west.

Sun in Education

Sun is the leading provider of open network computing solutions to colleges and universities around the world, powering academic, research and high performance computing systems, campus administration, digital libraries and student instruction systems. In addition, Sun is committed to connecting the world’s students to the Internet, beginning with primary and secondary schools and extending to all levels of higher education.


Established in 1986, APPLIED Engineering (Applied), operating as APPLIED CAD/CAM (ACC) in Minnesota, and AE Solutions in South Dakota, is a multi-discipline engineering solutions company with offices MN, ND, and SD. APPLIED employs more than 80 full-time employees, most of which are graduate engineers. The mission of the company is to provide complete engineering solutions to the industries that they service and support. APPLIED specializes in CAD/CAM/CAE software solutions and also complete hardware solutions associated with engineering, manufacturing and educational market segments. APPLIED is a representative for both UNIX and NT hardware solutions.

About Sun Microsystems

Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision – “The Network Is The Computer(TM)” – has propelled Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq:SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that power the Internet and allow companies worldwide to “.com” their business. With $14 billion in annual revenues, Sun can be found be found in more than 170 countries and on the World Wide Web at

For more information on APPLIED, please contact the company at (763) 420-6600.

David Johanning
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