Superminis for Super CAD

by David Brazier, Manager of CAD-CAM Marketing; Harris Computer System Div., Ft. Lauderdale, FL,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1986, Vol. 56, Issue 5, Pg. 54-55

Document Type: Feature article


Many second time users of computer-aided design software and hardware, in their efforts to have more power and flexibility, are switching to superminicomputers and building their own systems. By obtaining a superminicomputer and adding third party software, users can build their own CAD system. Recent forecasts predict a fall in market share for turnkey systems and a rise in superminis.

Subject Headings: Computer aided design | Building systems | Forecasting | Business management

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