Compaq Computer Corporation


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Compaq Computer Corporation

(company)
The largest US manufacturer and vendor of IBM PC compatible personal computers and servers. Compaq was started in 1982 by three ex-Texas Instruments employees.

Quarterly sales $2499M, profits $210M (Aug 1994).

http://compaq.com/.
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Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation is a global provider of information technology products, services and solutions for enterprise customers.
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Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation ("Compaq") is a leading global provider of enterprise technology and solutions.
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This September, the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and Compaq Computer Corporation will begin assembling a supercomputer, called the Q machine, that will occupy a room the size of a football field.
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-- The Department of Energy announced that the Sandia National Lab, Compaq Computer Corporation and Celera had formed a research and development alliance to develop the next generation software and computer hardware solutions specifically designed for the demands of computational biology.
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