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This story appears in the January 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

When Ron Frank, owner of RDF Co. Inc., an aircraft sales andappraisal company in Carrollton, Georgia, decided to buy acomputer, he had three criteria. "I wanted to maximize memoryfor my large database of aircraft information and get a fastermodem to search online sites for additional information," hesays. "And I didn't need the software that usually comespreloaded on ."

Frank met with Christopher Thompson, president of ThompsonTechnical Systems Inc. (TTS), also in Carrollton, to discuss theseneeds. Thompson designed a computer that met Frank's desire forincreased memory and speedy access--and stayed withinFrank's budget.

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