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August 29, 1988

SYSTEM INTEGRATORS WINS CONTRACT WITH THREE EUROPEAN NEWSPAPERS

By CBR Staff Writer

System Integrators Inc, the Sacramento, California company where the founder is seeking to retake control via an offer for its shares, has plenty to celebrate here in Europe: it has just won contracts with three of the biggest newspaper groups Uitgeversmaatschappij C Misset BV of Doetinchem, Holland, The Financial Times Ltd, London (seen its new glass monstrosity on Southwark’s Bankside? It’s terrible) and Axel Springer Verlag AG, Bonn, West Germany; Misset is in for a second System Integrators publishing system – the System/55, plus over 50 additional Coyote 22 editorial terminals with soft typesetting, and the STYL/Plus typesetting and modular page make-up packages for editorial pagination; the FT has ordered additional front-end kit for publishing the pink’un, including eight Tandem Computers TXP processors to support the demands of an additional 350 terminal network of reporters, editors and production workers; and Springer has bought software for use in the production of the financial section in the Die Welt daily – and will be taking a new fault tolerant Tandem Non-Stop TXP to run it; no values were given for the three contracts.

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