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Advertising Button, Distributed Processing Technology (DPT)

Advertising Button, Distributed Processing Technology (DPT)

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Description
This circular button has a mirrored background with green text that reads: "Look into Smart Cache Disk Mirroring." Green text along the bottom reads: "DPT (407) 830 5522." On the reverse is a blue sticker with white text reading: "SHATTERPROOF MIRRORS WITH A MESSAGE, VIRTUALLY UNBREAKABLE, Clean with soft cloth and acrylic cleaner."
DPT, Distributed Processing Technology of Maitland, FL, released in 1988 a disk caching controller card that improved disk performance. It could read and write to the cache at the same time as the controller accessed the disk.
References: [last accessed 2019-08-14]
InfoWorld, March 14, 1988, p. 49. (review of DPT’s disk caching controller card.)
InfoWorld, September 19, 1988, p. 29. (review of disk controllers that speed disk access.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button, advertising
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 9/16 in; x 6.477 cm
ID Number
2009.3071.557
catalog number
2009.3071.557
nonaccession number
2009.3071
Credit Line
David DeJean
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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