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IBM
Last modified: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 

Short for International Business Machines, the largest computer company in the world. IBM started in 1911 as a producer of punch card tabulating machines. In 1953, it introduced its first computer, the 701. During the 60's and 70's, IBM came to dominate the new field of mainframe and minicomputers. In 1981, IBM launched its first personal computer, called the IBM PC, which quickly became the standard. However, IBM underestimated the market for PCs and lost market share to vendors of PC compatibles, such as Compaq.

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Hoover's: International Business Machines Corp. Research - Find information on IBM with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.

ISSI Business Solutions: IBM - Authorized IBM media reseller. Offers IBM storage media products, including LTO, LTO Ultrium 2, Super DLTtape, SLR100, and magneto optical disks.

Voyage Technologies: IBM pSeries Servers - A full service provider of IBM RS/6000 and pSeries servers, workstations, peripherals, and parts. Offers vast inventory, testing and refurbishment.


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Corporate Profile article on IBM
This corporate profile article entitled, "Big Blue Bounces Back" discusses IBM's plans for the future. It was published in April of 1996.

GUIDE International - IBM user group
GUIDE International is the premier IBM user group for the management of information technology. Their site hosts conference information, publications, and project and organizational information.

Yahoo!'s IBM platform page
Yahoo!'s directory of links for the IBM computing platform.

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Vecmar Computer Solutions: IBM Terminals - Specializes in new and remanufactured thin client terminals, printers and general purpose terminals, including IBM Terminals.

SuppliesUSA.com: IBM Toner - Find original toner cartridges from all major brands, including for IBM Laser, Dot Matrix, Inkjet, and other printers.

MemoryX: IBM Memory - Offers a full range of computer memory including Apple, Compaq, Cisco, Dell, IBM, and Gateway.

Zephyr Corporation: IBM Host Access - Offers free trial of PASSPORT ActiveX/.NET integration and PC or browser-based terminal emulation to integrate and web enable IBM host applications.

LaptopRepair.com: IBM Repair - Offers competitive rates for any brand of laptop repair for business of all sizes anywhere in the country. Specializes in LCD and motherboard repairs.

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