|Occupation||Software engineer, professor|
|Known for||MP/M, iFolder|
Thomas Alan Rolander is an American entrepreneur, engineer, and developer of the multitasking multiuser operating system MP/M created for microcomputers in 1979 while working as the first employee of Digital Research with Gary Kildall, the "father" of CP/M. CP/M and MP/M laid the groundwork to later Digital Research operating system families such as Concurrent CP/M, Concurrent DOS and Multiuser DOS. He also developed CP/NET.
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- "IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing - CP/M - Microcomputer Operating System, 1974" (PDF). Computer History Museum. 2014-04-25. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-04-03. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
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- Evans, Harold; Buckland, Gail; Lefer, David (2004). They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators. Little, Brown and Co. ISBN 978-0-316-27766-2. ISBN 0-316-27766-5.
- "2013 Diamond Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence". 2013. Retrieved 2017-01-01.
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- Rolander, Tom (1994-07-15). "In Memory of GARY A. KILDALL May 19, 1942 -- July 11, 1994". Tom Rolander's Website and Album (Memorial service). Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA. Retrieved 2006-11-30.
- Rolander, Tom (2007-08-08). "Scoble Show". PodTech.net (Interview). Interviewed by Scoble, Robert. Retrieved 2016-11-11.
- "Thomas Rolander". crunchbase. Retrieved 2016-11-12.
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