Company: Data General Corporation
Based: Westborough, MA.
Founded: 1968, Acquired by EMC in 1999.
Founders: Edson de Castro, Henry Burkhardt III, and Richard Sogge of Digital Equipment (DEC), and Herbert Richman of Fairchild Semiconductor.
Specialty: One of the first Minicomputer companies in the 1960's. Produced the NOVA, microNOVA, SuperNOVA & Eclipse models of 16-bit & 32-bit minicomputers, Data General-one portable computers, and "Desktop Generation" line of PC's. Competed with DEC, HP & IBM.
Data General MicroEclipse Microprocessor Chip (early 1980s)
VIDEO: Data General Computer Commercial (1982)
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