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July 16, 1990


By CBR Staff Writer

After a considerable amount of umming amd aahing, the House of Fraser’s Knightsbridge-based Harrods department store has opted for a Unix strategy using three Sequent Computer Systems Inc Symmetry systems: Sequent beat DEC, Pyramid and NCR to the contract – a six-processor S81 for over 100 users running Oracle will replace an existing DEC VAX 8550, an S27 will be used for development and support, an S81 will run financial applications, all to go into Harrod’s distribution centre in Osterley, Middlesex.

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