Compaq Racks Up $900 Million in Deals
The high-end storage division of Compaq Computer Corp. signed $900 million worth of new business spanning 63 petabytes of data over the past six months, according to officials.The high-end storage division of Compaq Computer Corp. signed $900 million worth of new business spanning 63 petabytes of data over the past six months, according to officials. The Houston companys Enterprise Storage Group made the announcement Monday in the wake of large customer wins from rivals like Dell Computer Corp recently and in the midst of Compaqs pending acquisition by Hewlett-Packard Co.
The new customers are Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a nonprofit group in Minneapolis, Minn.; ARVEST Bank Operations Inc., of Lowell, Ark.; BrickMill Marketing Services, of Nashua, N.H.; the city of Vienna, Austria; the DirecTV division of Hughes Electronic Corp., of El Segundo, Calif.; Dollar Rent A Car Systems Inc., in Tulsa, Okla.; Greenwich Hospital, of Greenwich, Conn.; Highbridge Capital Inc., in New York City; Intellinet ASA, an ASP in Oslo, Norway; D. Swarovski & Co., a Wattens, Austria crystal manufacturer; Tyson Foods Inc., of Springdale, Ark.; the University of Hong Kong; and Valley Baptist Health System, in Harlingen, Texas.