CNET News.com: Compaq server debut shows Digital influence

“Compaq will introduce a new midrange Alpha server today, along
with a revamped operating system strategy centered on a new,
heavier-duty version of Unix.”

“The new ES40 server will begin shipping in May with as many as
four 500-MHz Alpha 21264 processors. It’s aimed at handling
database, enterprise resource planning, and high-performance
technical computing, said Tim Yeaton, general manager of Compaq’s
Unix software division. The ES40 works with a multitude of
operating systems, including Tru64 Unix, OpenVMS, Microsoft Windows
NT, and Linux.”


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