By Rod Canion, Jim Harris, and Bill Murto. They were all former Texas Instruments senior managers.
16 Feb 1982
To make the perfect IBM clone
revenue mark by 1987
Compaq was a special company, first to take on IBM succefully and one of the main reasons why the PC market is what it is today. They have made groundbreaking computers, sometimes too far ahead for its time. In 20 years it went from a startup company, to one of the biggest players on the market, to eventually needing a merger with HP to survive.
historyWhat Happened To Compaq, The Short Version.