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Data General

One of the first companies that produced minicomputers, three of the four founders were ex DEC people, the company produced both hardware and software, but unfortunately did not keep up with micro computers of the 1980s, despite continuing into the 1990s, the company eventually dissolved into EMC Corporation, which is now Dell EMC. 

Timeline for Data General :

Date Event
21 Dec 1978 News Article : Data General chips in with Nova 4


Hardware Products

Data General One - DG1

Data General One - DG1
1984
Data General's introduction of the Data General-One in 1984 is one of the few cases of a minicomputer company introducing a truly breakthrough PC product.

Manufacturer : Data General
Type : Computer

Data General Model 2

Data General Model 2
May 1986
System complete with keyboard...

Manufacturer : Data General
Type : Computer


Promotional Items

Data General AOS Operating System

Data General AOS Operating System
1980
Data General wrote operating systems for its hardware: DOS and RDOS for the 16-bit Nova line; RDOS and AOS for the 16-bit Eclipse C, M and S lines; AOS/VS (1980) and later AOS/VS II (1988), AOS/RT32 (1988) for the 32-bit Eclipse MV line.

Manufacturer : Data General
Type : Promotional Item


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