Artifact Details

Title

Murphy, John oral history

Catalog Number

102701975

Type

Text

Date

2004-06-03

Contributor

Murphy, John, Interviewee
Saal, Harry J., Cameraperson
Shustek, Len, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

San Antonio, Texas

Extent

32 p.

Description

John Murphy graduated from Notre Dame in 1965 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and subsequently went to work for IBM, Motorola, American Air Lines, Telex and Singer Business Systems. He joined Datapoint in 1976 and became a part of their research department. He was the lead development engineer on the ARCNET project, which was the first commercial networking system. He was also involved in many Datapoint hardware and software projects. In 1985, he joined with others, to found Performance Technology a company that provided enhanced capabilities for Datapoint customers. His most recent company is PerfTech, which he joined in 2001. PerfTech provides services to ISP companies.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Murphy, John; Datapoint; Performance Technology; ARCNET; PerfTech

Collection Title

Oral History Collection

Lot Number

X5753.2010