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The Legend of Amdahl


Gene Amdahl had designed the revolutionary family of 360 computers for IBM, but left the company in 1970 to create a rival organization. For five long years, his company worked feverishly, developing a computer that was faster and less expensive than IBM's systems. The 470V/6, introduced in 1975, was an immediate success. The following year, Amdahl Corporation went public. Today, Amdahl enjoys annual sales of $ 1.5 billion, and is expanding into the information services industry. The fascinating history of the company that ...

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The Legend of Amdahl
1999, Write Stuff Syndicate

ISBN-13: 9780945903192


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