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Compaq debuts Pentium II server

Compaq Computer Corp. today announced its first server equipped with Intel Corp.'s Pentium II chip. Compaq introduced a ProSignia 200 model with a 233 MHz Pentium II processor 32M of memory expandable to 384M and a 10/100 TX PCI UTP/Coax Network Controller. The product has bays for a diskette a CD-ROM a hard disk and two removable media drives.

John Young director of product marketing and business operations for Compaq's Server Products Division said the company has seen a 20 percent performance boost for general server applications with the new ProSignia compared with a 200 MHz Pentium Pro server.

The server has a federal price of $2 373 and will be available through the General Services Administration schedule.

Dunn Computer to buy STMS

Dunn Computer Corp. announced last week that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase STMS Inc. The agreement is subject to the completion of due diligence. STMS Sterling Va. provides networking and systems integration services to government and commercial customers. STMS' federal customers include the Agriculture Department and the Social Security Administration. Dunn manufacturers servers desktop PCs and notebooks. It markets to government and selected commercial accounts.

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