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minicomputer

An obsolete term for a computer with a speed and memory capacity between that of a microcomputer and a mainframe computer.
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PC networks, which provided connectivity to mainframes and mini-computers, were connected to the public Internet.
Like the Gatekeeper Pico for Mac, it is a full-blown mini-computer with its own processor, memory and hardened operating system.
Since then there has been the time-sharing mini-computer systems of the 1970s, intended to make departmental computing economical, and early network systems that allowed IT groups of workers to share computing resources.
and the Pokemon mini-computer Pokedex are also noisy.
INTERACTANT utilizes an IBM AS/400 mini-computer system that provides the best performance-to-cost ratio of all platforms available today.
Suunto's latest offering looks like a wristwatch but it's more like a mini-computer that you wear on your arm.
With the release of CHEMINFO Tape, two popular CCOHS database products, MSDS and CHEMINFO, are now available for mainframe or mini-computer systems.
If you've invested heavily in your present mini-computer or proprietary system, you are even more reluctant to change.
YCS began trading in 1974, providing multi-user business systems based on DEC & Honeywell mini-computers. The strengths of PC-based network systems became apparent and the company installed its first network in 1987, bringing mini-computer power to a wider range of users.
Today, there are over 600 installations of Mainframe and Mini-Computer all over Pakistan.
The most important misconception about network computing technology is that it is a substitute for your current mainframe and mini-computer systems.
Rather, Cray in the super computer business, Digital in the mini-computer and networking arena, and Apple and Compaq at the bottom of the line lead a lengthening parade of newcomers revolutionizing that industry.