minicomputer

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minicomputer

a medium-scale COMPUTER with sizeable data storage facilities which is often accessible simultaneously from several terminals.

As MICROCOMPUTERS and minicomputers have become more powerful in terms of data-processing speed and data-storage capacity, the distinction between them and MAINFRAME computers has become blurred.

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In addition to training for editors, cinematographers will be taught to use digital equipment to create special effects while cartoonists will be taught how to use the high-speed software that is helping to pull work from California to India, China and Japan.
Treese has held senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation's Cambridge Research Laboratory and MIT.
As CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation from 1992 to 1998, Palmer led the restructuring and repositioning of the $13B technology company, restoring profitability and ultimately negotiating the 1998 merger with Compaq which delivered a $3B/50% premium to Digital shareholders and created the world's second largest computer corporation.
Director of North American Channels Marketing at Cabletron Systems and the Director of Marketing for Digital Equipment Corporation's Network Product Business in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) where he led the successful rollout of marketing and channel development programs.
Before joining Quantum, Lewis spent 14 years with Digital Equipment Corporation's Disk and Subsystems Group.
He brings over 25 years of high tech experience to @Stake, having previously worked at Digital Equipment Corporation at the executive management level, where he successfully crafted and implemented new market development strategies and set corporate milestones in market share.
As the single point of contact, Imation offers open, non-proprietary systems sourced from key industry companies and provides world-class service for analog and digital equipment.
Paul Vixie, who will chair this new board, worked with Digital Equipment Corporation to design PAIX and is one of the pioneers of the concept of an Internet Exchange.

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