1987-10-12, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Supermicrocomputers alter outlook of desktop computing. (special section: the super micro market) Eggers, Ron

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  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 Oct 12
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Supermicrocomputers alter outlook of desktop computing. (special section: the super micro market)
Also Titled
  • Supermicrocomputers alter outlook of desktop computing.
Appears In
  • Computer Reseller News, no.n227, 1987 Oct 12, p96(2) (ISSN: 0893-8377)
Author
  • Eggers, Ron
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 Oct 12
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Digital Equipment Corp (DEC), Prime Computer, Sun Microsystems and Fortune Systems-SCI Technologies manufacture supermicrocomputers to bring the power of mainframes to the individual level and the local area network level. DEC offers the MicroVAX 2000 and MicroVAX II, Prime offers the EXL 316 computer and Fortune Systems produces the 4000 and 8000 models. The popularity of supermicrocomputers results from high performance-low cost and less expensive software and support. The cost of million instructions per second (MIPS) on larger systems can be as high as $100,000. On supermicrocomputers, the cost of MIPS is between $5,000 and $10,000.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 5267173

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