Apollo Computer Inc, Chelmsford, Massachusetts and CETIA SA, a subsidiary of Thomson CSF, France, have, as reported briefly (CI No 726) announced a multi-million dollar agreement under which CETIA will develop and market turnkey workstation systems based on the Apollo Domain Series 3000 and the DN500 graphics workstations. Under the agreement, Apollo will deliver hardware and software to CETIA over the next five years. Products developed by CETIA will be aimed at the electronic computer-aided design and computer-aided software engineering markets in France. The two companies say that they will work closely in the porting of Apollo’s Domain environment on CETIA’S Unigraph workstations. Apollo software included in the agreement comprises Domain Distributed Data Management; Domain Software Engineering Environment; Display Manager; Graphics Primitive Resource; Graphics System Resource; Graphics Metafile Resource, and Apollo’s Network Computing System. CETIA says that it chose Apollo because of its experience in workstations and its software. CETIA SA was created by the French defence to consumer electronics conglomerate in 1986 as a development and marketing company with a mission to specialise in turnkey solutions for the computer-aided software engineering and the electronic computer-aided design markets.