COMPAQ COMPUTER COMPORATION
Compaq has now merged with HP. HP's mission is to invent technologies and services that drive business value, create social benefit, and improve the lives of customers — with a focus on affecting the greatest number of people possible.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses, and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services, and imaging and printing.
Over the last three decades, technology has transformed the way we work, play, and communicate. Today, we access information and people from around the world in an instant. Groundbreaking technologies have opened the door to innovations in every field of human endeavor, delivering new opportunity, convenience, and value to our lives. Since its founding in 1975, Microsoft has been a leader in this transformation. Microsoft's mission: To enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential.
NVIDIA awakened the world to computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. From its roots in visual computing, the company expanded into parallel computing and mobile computing. Today, its processors power a broad range of products from smart phones to supercomputers. NVIDIA's mobile processors are used in phones, tablets, and auto infotainment systems. PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create visual effects in movies and design everything from golf clubs to jumbo jets. And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high-performance computers. The company holds more than 2,300 patents worldwide, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing.
SanDisk® Corporation, the world’s largest supplier of flash memory data storage card products, was founded in 1988 by Dr. Eli Harari, an international authority on non-volatile memory technology. In just 20 years SanDisk grows from a three-person Silicon Valley startup to a global leader with approximately 4,000 employees. Today, the SanDisk brand is recognized around the world and their flash memory technology has been deployed pervasively: top electronics companies embed SanDisk?s memory solutions into their devices, and approximately 250,000 retail outlets offer SanDisk products to consumers globally.
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products, and interactive media.