Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

DEC may refer to any of the following:

1. Dec is an abbreviation for decimal.

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2. Short for Digital Equipment Corporation, DEC was one of the leading producers of workstations, servers, and high-end minicomputers. Digital also developed the search engines, Altavista. Today, the company is part of Compaq and is focusing on software and Internet systems.


Additional information about digital is available on our DEC company overview.

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