Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) was an electronic company in America from 1960’s to the 1990’s. In August 1959, their first computer was the PDP-1. The company a leading vendor of computer systems that included computers, software, peripherals, and its PDP and successor VAX products were the most successful of all minicomputers in terms of sales. Their headquarters was located in Maynard Massachusetts from 1957 until 1992. DEC was acquired by Compaq in June 1998 and Compaq was merged with Hewlett-Packard in May 2002. Today Hewlett-Packard (HP) is the world’s largest technology company. In 2012, HP held its #5 spot in the Best Global Green Brands rankings. HP has products and services for the following: home & office, laptops & hybrids, tablets, desktops, all-in-one PCs, printers, ink, toner, & paper, monitors, accessories, software, scanners, photo printing services, and consumer products. They serve in small & medium businesses, large enterprise business, and government, health and education. HP has joined 145,000 distributors, resellers, and alliance partners around the world to expand customer’s options.