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ComputerWorld: Users of NT on Alpha to be offered trade-in, migration options

Aug 26, 1999, 21:35 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Users affected by Compaq Computer Corp.'s decision to drop Windows NT on its Alpha servers will be offered trade-in programs and migration services to Windows NT or Windows 2000 on ProLiant servers, according to the contents of an internal document being prepared by Compaq for circulation to customers."

"All platform upgrades and future Alpha workstations will support Tru64 Unix, OpenVMS and certified Linux operating systems, according to the letter. As with servers, there are no plans to deploy or support 64-bit Windows NT on Alpha workstations."

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