DEC


Digital Equipment Corporation (often referred to as DEC or Digital for short) was a Maynard-based company. It was founded in 1957 by Ken Olsen, whereby fast own computer systems such as the PDP-1 were manufactured. As a result, the company grew to be one of the largest computer manufacturers behind IBM, considering the sales figures.

From this point of view, DEC was a pioneer in the computer segment, which is also due to various innovations and in-house developments. However, with... more...
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Digital Equipment Corporation (often referred to as DEC or Digital for short) was a Maynard-based company. It was founded in 1957 by Ken Olsen, whereby fast own computer systems such as the PDP-1 were manufactured. As a result, the company grew to be one of the largest computer manufacturers behind IBM, considering the sales figures.

From this point of view, DEC was a pioneer in the computer segment, which is also due to various innovations and in-house developments. However, with the proliferation of UNIX systems and Intel's servers running Windows NT operating systems, Digital has not been able to gain large market share. In 1998, the sale to Compaq followed, which in turn was taken over by Hewlett-Packard in 2002.

In our assortment we still have different components of DEC, which are mainly suitable for the repair of existing systems. Afterwards you can use the respective workstation or the server again without restrictions. So you are ready for your everyday tasks again.