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Compaq Computer Corporation


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Compaq was an early and successful entrant into the personal computer market and into portables. In 1997, it bought Tandem Computers, a manufacturer of very high-reliability computers for the business market. In 1998, in the largest acquisition in the computer industry up to then, it bought the Digital Equipment Corporation. In 2002, it merged with the Hewlett-Packard Corporation.

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