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a digital computer of medium size

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There is no established network standard for minicomputers comparable to SNA for mainframes.
That gap is due to the fact that in industry more than half of the computers are workstations networked off a minicomputer or a mainframe.
In fact, he compared Internet's development to the history of a minicomputer operating system called UNIX in the mid-80s.
In the earlier days of the micro-mini overlap, a great many management information systems (MIS) people were minicomputer snobs.
Applications of minicomputers to library and related problems (Proceedings of the 1974 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing).
He left to build a company to create minicomputers superior to DEC's but at a better price point.
We have opted instead to migrate to a segmented LAN--integrating terminals, PCs, and minicomputers, which will all work together.
As the number of transactions on the POS network kept increasing, so did the number of PCs and minicomputers.
About 17% use minicomputers, and 7% use personal computers.
Digital Equipment Corporation's first minicomputers set the industry standard into the late 1960s.
A network of minicomputers enables Giant Eagle to support in-store applications for video centers, direct delivery and payroll from corporate headquarters.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, mainframe manufacturing, personal computer manufacturing and minicomputers manufacturing.
They are among the elders of the computer industry now, three men who, in fierce competition with each other, made the machines that ushered in the era of minicomputers - a quaint name for hardware that when compared with today's Chihuahua-sized laptops is about as ``mini'' as a Saint Bernard.
Owens-Brockway, for instance, has connected Hunkar CIM from two plants to MRP-II systems on IBM AS/400 minicomputers.
The swing appeared to continue, with 23% of the respondents reporting that their organizations were moving from minicomputers to PCs.
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