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DIGITAL software engineers begin to participate in USENET newsgroups such as comp.sys.dec to provide informal customer support over the Internet.
February:
Adding fault-tolerant technology to the VAX family, DIGITAL introduces the VAXft 3000 system.
March:
An operations center is opened in Berlin to prepare for the opportunities created by a unified German marketplace.
March:
DIGITAL delivers the first integrated hardware/software premium support service tailored to the availability and responsiveness needs of Mission Critical customers. This service, packaged with the VAX 9000 mainframe class machine, was the fundamental start for future premium services.
May:
The 20th anniversary of the first PDP-11 computer is marked by the introduction of two new PDP-11 systems: the MicroPDP-11/93 and the PDP-11/94.
May:
DIGITAL begins shipment of its second-generation LAN products.
October:
The Mariah chip set ships in the VAX 6500.
October:
DIGITAL announces its commitment to open standards for VMS.
October:
VMS V5.4 ships.
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