More heads roll at Compaq Central

It's never been the same since Eckhard went...

Influential DEC and Compaq watcher Terry Shannon is reporting that another head or two have rolled at the beleaguered firm. One of the latest departures, however, will be a heavy loss for the Big Q. Shannon says in Shannon knows Compaq that techo guru Bob Supnik will hand in his bezel on June 11. And at the same time, Shannon reports that Jim Totton, VP of NT enterprise systems technologies and methodologies, has fled what he describes as the DECQuest coop. Meanwhile, it seems that lawyers, as if they didn't have enough to do at Compaq already, have insisted that Shannon inserts a sentence on every page disavowing his influential newsletter from the Compaq Computer Corporation. The Big Q obviously hasn't got a funny bone in its whole body, after Eck "Hair" Pfeiffer went… ®

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