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IBM

Originally called International Business Machines. A major computer and information technology company. IBM develops software and hardware, provides network hosting, and offers IT consulting services. It is one of the only IT companies to trace its origins back more than 100 years. It was established in New York in 1896. After Coca-Cola, IBM is considered the second-most valuable brand name in the world.
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All IBM PC 300 and IBM IntelliStation models support IBM's new System Migration Assistant, a unique software tool designed to help administrators dramatically speed up the migration of users to new IBM computers.
Whenever you buy equipment that uses a computer for control or calculations, insist that the computer use standard, interchangeable parts and be fully compatible with IBM PC clones or Apple computers.
Once they indicated that they understood the purpose of the research, they were asked to proceed with the computer simulation using an IBM PC. The researchers observed the participants for the first five minutes to provide assistance if difficulties arose.
"Going into the IPO we'd signed a contract with IBM to provide the power supplies for their newest product-the IBM PC Jr.," he explains.
The software is supplied on 5 1/4-or 3 1/2-inch high-density floppy disks for IBM PC and compatible machines with 640 kilobytes of main memory and an EGA or VGA graphics card.
Created by Marty Hirsch of San Rafael, CA, it runs on a mere 486 IBM PC or clone.
* Requirements: IBM PC, XT, AT, PS/2 or compatibles (80386-class or, preferably 80386-class machines); MS-DOS 2.0 or higher; 640K RAM; hard disk drive.
Software runs under: DOS 3.1 or higher; 3.3 or higher with IBM PS/2; supports Novell Advanced NetWare, Novell ELS, 3-COM, IBM PC LAN ($100 network fee; additional workstations $250); HP LaserJet, Xerox 4045.
This software runs under IBM PC DOS 3.1 on one EBM XT, two IntelleXTs (XT compatibles), and one MTX, an AT compatible with an Intel 80386 CPU.
Hardware: IBM PC and compatibles; math coprocessor.
Intensive Phonics, a software program for the IBM PC, has been installed in all special-education classrooms.
A disadvantage is that the circuitry will not work with boards available for interfacing with the IBM PC; new boards will have to be created.