Microcomputer network services come of age

  title={Microcomputer network services come of age},
  author={Wayne Hauber},
Iowa State Universi~, like many universities, has seen dramatic changes in the use of microcomputers. In the early 1980’s, microcomputers were purchased for research tasks. It was not uncommon to see compilers being purchased along with a new PC. Many faculty members had “grown up” with early mainframe computers and had to write their own software in order to do research. Some of the early microcomputers were purchased as partial replacements for mainframe computers and used in much the same… CONTINUE READING

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