Compaq Computer Corporation is an American computer manufacturer. Of 2002 firms in the U.S. also 2700EA Compaq Presario Hewlett-Packard. Compaq was founded in February 1982 by Rod Canyon, Jim Harris and Bill Murto, three managers from semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments.
The name was an abbreviation that stands for “Compatibility and Quality.” The first products the Compaq Portable, a portable personal computer that uses the same operating system as the IBM PC. Compaq Portable in March 1983 on the market. In the first year there are 53,000 sold in the next three years to establish a record of selling products.