Compaq Assures Life Science Customers that Alpha Tech Will Live on in Itanium Chips | GenomeWeb

Compaq Computer''s Alpha chip has long been the workhorse of high-end genomic and bioinformatics research, so Compaq''s recent decision to sell the 64-bit Alpha technology to Intelóand to eventually standardize on Intel''s Itanium chipócame as a surprise to many in the industry.

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