DIGITAL DIGITAL Computing Timeline
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DIGITAL establishes Internet connectivity. Initial e-mail, FTP archive and USENET news hub are established.
DIGITAL launches its first multivendor customer service program, designed to provide customers -- from small businesses to Fortune 500 organizations -- with a full range of service and support for both DIGITAL and non-DIGITAL products.
May:
DIGITAL announces VAXclusters.
May:
DIGITAL ships the HSC50 controller, its first intelligent disk subsystem.
August:
DIGITAL ships the J-11 chip in the LSI-11/73 board.
October:
DIGITAL starts the industry's first remote delivery of software updates from its Colorado Springs facility.
October:
DECnet Phase IV is announced.
December:
DECtalk, a text-to-speech system that allows computers to talk, is announced.
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