GSA's 47-node network more than doubled in size last year, so GSA increased network speed and reliability with 10-Mb/s fiber links; boosted uptime by retooling from bus to star topology; and added multi-user capabilities by swapping a Lotus-based application for a database in a DOS environment
Now that OS/2 is turning out to be a hard product to sell, developers of oversized applications are taking a fresh look at ways to stretch the limits of the basic DOS environment
Approximately half of the personal computer workstations were selected for public use, operating in a DOS environment
using Saber menuing software.
West's Legal Directory Attorney Library is accessible through West's PREMISE Research Software for the DOS environment
. This software provides researchers with familiar WESTLAW search syntax, sentence and paragraph connectors for word searches, automatic equivalencies and plurals, and field searching.
* Operate in the DOS environment
on IBM-compatible personal computers.
SyncMail, developed by Sync Data of Hyattsville, Md., is capable of running in any DOS environment
, including that of "obsolete" IBM-XT-compatible systems (pre-286 machines), while still retaining all its capabilities.
"So we're showing different windowing environments as well as the UNIX DOS environment
, the VMS, all different kinds of environments within this particular configuration," she added.