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50th Anniversary: A Coaster from Corvallis
Perhaps in a nod to the coasters that Hewlett-Packard made in honor of the facility’s founding, HP Corvallis celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary with a special coaster.
All in the Family: The Growth of the HP 3000
By 1989, the HP 3000, first launched 17 years earlier, had grown into an entire family of business computers that were expandable and compatible, allowing for a wide range of systems from which to cho ...
All SystemPro Go: x86 PC Architecture
The Compaq SystemPro was perhaps the first server built around the industry standard x86 PC architecture, changing the field forever. Hewlett-Packard took over server R&D and production from Compaq in ...
Cashing in a Cartridge: PL1N’s First Dollar
Inkjet cartridges could hold more than just ink; this unused cartridge contains the first dollar the company’s PL1N line brought in.
Golden Gift: HP 50th Anniversary Frisbee
Hewlett-Packard’s playful spirit meant that even the most momentous occasions could be celebrated with toys, especially if they were meant to be shared.
HP Inclusive by Objective
Diversity became an explicit component of HP’s corporate objectives when it was included on page 11 of the 1989 edition. In discussing HP’s objectives regarding the treatment of employees, the company ...
The Birthplace of Silicon Valley
On May 19, 1989, a historic marker was put in front 367 Addison Avenue. It recognized the site’s landmark status as “the birthplace of the world’s first high-technology region, ‘Silicon Valley.’ ...
The Founders Return to Addison Avenue
A half-century after Hewlett-Packard was founded, Bill and Dave returned to the garage where their incredible journey began.
The HP 9145A: Backups in a Flash
The 9145A could back up data at double the rate of its immediate predecessors, offering 4MB per minute instead of 2. It did so by using Hewlett-Packard’s newly developed 32-track tape technology, but ...