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December 21, 2020

Former BTI employee David Coyle donated a 3-ring binder full of circa 1981 brochures, mostly on the topic of the latest system, the BTI 8000, but also a financial report, and some clippings of external reporting on BTI. There is a lot of good stuff there.

March 2, 2019

A number of emails have accumulated over the past year and I've waited too long (apologize to everyone who supplied the info. Anyway, I've made updates.

December 4, 2017

Ron Crandall has returned with a couple updates to his stories page. Look for the sections called "Al Zimmerman lampoons BTI Characters" and "Three for Thee".

November 25, 2017

Laurence Bush worked at BTI only a short time, but it sure left an impression. Laurence has shared some of those memories.

December 4, 2016

The site was updated with some recollections of BTI engineer Eric Schmidt and early BTI 5000 customer Don Fry.

July 16, 2016

Bob Pilkey, former employee of Reynolds & Reynolds, was kind enough to write up some of his memories of his interactions with BTI back when R&R was BTI's lifeblood.

April 19, 2016

Bob Pilkey, a former Reynolds and Reynolds hand, has added three great contributions to the website.

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November 29, 2009

Web site goes online.

January 31, 2009

Web site started

For a few years I have been trying to online resources for information on the company BTI Computer Systems, and the BTI 8000 computer in particular. Very little has been available. Numerous blind emails to people who might have been connected to BTI has turned up a few tidbits, but not much substantial.

This website was started to put together the bits I had, in the hopes that it might draw the attention of someone who did have old brochures, manuals, or OS backup tapes in the bottom of a closet somewhere.