Decnet message switching system label

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1/8 x 18 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.
Manufacturer
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102656069

DECNET was a popular networking architecture, but it was proprietary and thus not adopted by standards bodies and some government customers. In 1987 DECNET transitioned from DEC’s own protocols to the ill-fated OSI standard, which eventually lost to TCP/IP.