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Tandem Computers  Acquired by Compaq (1997 $ 4,000,000,000)

19191 Vallco Parkway
Cupertino, CA 95014
USA
(408)-725-6000
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Pitch Johnson (Asset Management Ventures Founding Partner)
Former outside board: Tom Perkins (Kleiner Perkins)
Company

Business description: Tandem Computers changes direction to database software to allow large databases to run on Windows NT to challenge Oracle.
Capital

Ownership: Acquired by Compaq (1997 $ 4,000,000,000)
VCs include: Sequoia Capital

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Overview
Record updated: Jan 1998
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1974
Headcount: 7001-10000
Ownership: Acquired by Compaq (1997 $ 4,000,000,000)