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Maker:
Computer Associates  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 6 27/32 in; 25.4 cm x 17.40002 cm
Object Name:
Advertisement
Date made:
1990s
Description:
This Y2K advertisment was from Computer Associates, a system and application software company now owned by Broadcom of California. The front features a man standing before a very large chalk board pointing to an endlessly long scientific equation. Below the image it reads: “And Now, A Simple Explanation Of How To Prepare For The Upcoming Century Date Change.” On the reverse is a letter from the company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Rich Chiarello. The letter invites readers to attend a free 7-hour seminar titled “The CA Discovery 2000 Seminar.” Participants would learn the size of the problem, available options, where to start, and how much it would cost to remediate their Y2K problems.
References: [last accessed 2019-09-24]
https://www.newsday.com/business/technology/ca-computer-associates-broadcom-1.19772182
https://tdwi.org/Articles/2018/09/06/BIZ-ALL-CA-Technologies-Acquirer-to-be-Acquired.aspx
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Y2K  Search this
ID Number:
2004.3020.09
Catalog number:
2004.3020.09
Nonaccession number:
2004.3020
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1271059