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The Third Wave

Legend has it that battles and wars marked the beginning of the Indian IT. Our feet were tiny and shoes too mighty. The first wave brought the boxes and battles…

1988

HCL became the #1 company, followed by WITL.  Zenith became the first company to introduce PS/2 in India. The issue of software piracy became a nagging one. Lotus Corp of…

DCM DP

India’s first microprocessor-based computers; Indian Language computers; Railways signaling equipment; And the world’s first i486 system–Cosmos/10–all these breakthroughs were notched up by DCM Data Products, the IT division of the…

1989

January saw MAIT open its educational wing in order to recognize training institutes in India.  Dr Rajaramani took over as the DoE Secretary. The Electronics Commission was finally abolished as…

DDE ORG

Set up in 1960, DDE ORG, the brainchild of Vikram Sarabai, was created to expedite a sci-entific approach to collect and scrutinize information for supporting and optimizing business operations. The…

1990

N Vittal takes over from R Rajamani as the Secretary of DoE. Coming from the department of Atomic Energy, the new DoE chief wants his department to prod the Indian…