Tadpole Thor

Tadpole Computer was a manufacturer of rugged (military specification) UNIX workstations and thin client laptops and lightweight servers. Tadpole was based in Cupertino, California.

Tadpole laptops mainly used either SPARC- or x86-based microprocessors. The SPARC-based SPARCbook laptops were sold with the Solaris operating systems, and their x86-based laptops with SUSE Linux. Microsoft Windows is optional.

In 1998, Tadpole acquired RDI Computer Corporation of Carlsbad, California for $6 million.

Tadpole was later bought by defense contractor General Dynamics, in 2005.


Kindly donated by Julian Sinton.

Manufacturer: Tadpole
Date: Unknown

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32294. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

Tadpole Thor


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