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DEC Alpha

(processor)
A RISC microprocessor from DEC. In November 1995, the Alpha was purportedly the fastest non-research chip used in commonly available workstations. It is superpipelined and superscalar. In February 1996 it was clocked at 200 MHz and in March 1998 at 666 MHz.
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NOTE: : Alpha AXP, AlphaServer, AlphaStation, DEC, Digital, OpenVMS, VAX and the Digital logo are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
NOTE: Digital, the Digital logo and Alpha AXP are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
NOTE: Digital, the Digital logo, and Alpha AXP are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
NOTE: Alpha AXP, DEC, Digital, and the Digital logo are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
Whether PMDF is running on Intel, Sun SPARC, or Digital Equipments VAX or Alpha AXP servers, users will still benefit from the same seamless interconnectivity that comes from implementing a bullet-proof e-mail integration product that has been developed, and is supported, by mail system experts with more than ten years of experience," he said.
Digital's scaleable Alpha AXP platforms, storage, networking, software and services, together with industry- focused solutions from business partners, helporganizations compete and win in today's global marketplace.