Fifth Generation Systems was a computer security company founded October 1984 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States by Bob Mitchell, Leroy Mitchell, Roger Ivey, and Bruce Ray. All four later left the company. Fifth Generation's initial commercial product was FastBack, the first practical hard disk backup program for the IBM PC. Software by Fifth Generation Systems includes: The company was acquired by Symantec on October 4, 1993 for US$53.8 million.

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  • Fifth Generation Systems was a computer security company founded October 1984 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States by Bob Mitchell, Leroy Mitchell, Roger Ivey, and Bruce Ray. All four later left the company. Fifth Generation's initial commercial product was FastBack, the first practical hard disk backup program for the IBM PC. Software by Fifth Generation Systems includes: * CopyDoubler (Mac) - system utility for speeding up file copies and managing file copy queues * DiskDoubler (Mac) - on-the-fly hard drive compression software * DiskLock (Mac) - security software incorporating access control and encryption * FastBack (PC, Mac) - hard disk backup utility * Pyro! (Mac) - screensaver that displayed fireworks among other user-selectable displays * Search&Destroy (PC) - online and offline virus scanner for DOS and Windows, included in Novell DOS 7 * Suitcase (Mac) - font management utility The company was acquired by Symantec on October 4, 1993 for US$53.8 million. (en)
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  • Fifth Generation Systems was a computer security company founded October 1984 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States by Bob Mitchell, Leroy Mitchell, Roger Ivey, and Bruce Ray. All four later left the company. Fifth Generation's initial commercial product was FastBack, the first practical hard disk backup program for the IBM PC. Software by Fifth Generation Systems includes: The company was acquired by Symantec on October 4, 1993 for US$53.8 million. (en)
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