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January:
DIGITAL announces the Prioris ZX 5133MP superserver.
February:
DIGITAL announces the SA-110 StrongARM microprocessor.
March:
DIGITAL announces a new release of its industry-leading 64-bit operating system, DIGITAL UNIX Version 4.0.
April:
DIGITAL is the first information technology sponsor for the 100th running of the Boston Marathon.
May:
At a worldwide customer event broadcast live via Internet audio and video, DIGITAL announces its strategy to accelerate the growth of the Internet as the environment of choice for cyberworkers.
July:
DIGITAL announces 500MHz and 433MHz versions of its Alpha 21164 RISC microprocessor, strengthening its four-year claim to the world's fastest and highest-performance microprocessors.
July:
The General Services Administration (GSA) of the Federal Government awards DIGITAL MCS the contract for the remarketing, recycling, and environmentally-safe disposal of approximately one million pounds of obsolete computer equipment from Government agencies.
July:
DIGITAL becomes the first computer company to operate an Internet Network Access Point (NAP) with it opens the DIGITAL Internet Exchange in Palo Alto, California.
November:
DIGITAL unveils the new Prioris HX 6000 series of 200 MHz Pentium Pro-based application servers.
December:
OpenVMS/VAX V7.1 and OpenVMS/Alpha V7.1 are released.
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