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Computer Associates Y2K Advertisement

Computer Associates Y2K Advertisement

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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
Object Name
Advertisement
Date made
1990s
maker
Computer Associates
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 6 27/32 in; 25.4 cm x 17.40002 cm
ID Number
2004.3020.09
catalog number
2004.3020.09
nonaccession number
2004.3020
subject
Y2K
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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