TITLE

Sun targets 486 machines as network computers

AUTHOR(S)
Steinet-Threlkeld, Tom
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Inter@ctive Week;02/17/97, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Sun Microsystems' plans of making use of personal computers with Intel 486 microprocessors. Reasons for the decision to implement these plans; Benefits of using Intel 486 microprocessors; Details on plans to rescue elderly personal computers. INSET: Fact file..
ACCESSION #
9707083180

 

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