Compaq wins $75 mill C&W deal

Armadas and DeskPros a plenty

Compaq will supply telco Cable & Wireless with its desktop PCs and notebooks for the next three years, it said today. The deal is worldwide across 53 countries and worth $25 million a year, Compaq claimed. However, Compaq will have to give C&W "best pricing" and guaranteed support, which corporate dealer International Computer Group will supply. Computacenter will look after the UK end of things. The agreement is not exclusive but C&W will get access to future plans through Compaq product divisions. Presumably, no NDA Chinese Walls with other vendors will be crossed in the process. ®

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