Control Data Corporation
Mainframe and supercomputer firm.- Control Data Corporation
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Computer with a high level of performance as compared to a general-purpose computer.
Supercomputers were introduced in the 1960s, and for several decades the fastest were made by Seymour Cray at Control Data Corporation (CDC), Cray Research and subsequent companies bearing his name or monogram.
American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
He left the company in 1960, a few years after former ERA employees set up Control Data Corporation (CDC).
Major American manufacturer of business equipment.
Burroughs was one of the nine major United States computer companies in the 1960s, with IBM the largest, Honeywell, NCR Corporation, Control Data Corporation (CDC), General Electric (GE), Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), RCA and Sperry Rand (UNIVAC line).
Line of electronic digital stored-program computers starting with the products of the Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation.
In the 1960s, UNIVAC was one of the eight major American computer companies in an industry then referred to as "IBM and the seven dwarfs" – a play on Snow White and the seven dwarfs, with IBM, by far the largest, being cast as Snow White and the other seven as being dwarfs: Burroughs, Univac, NCR, CDC, GE, RCA and Honeywell.
American publicly traded, multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Honeywell, Groupe Bull, and Control Data Corporation formed a joint venture in Magnetic Peripherals Inc.
American software, consulting and technology company providing several professional services and electronic products.
By 1986, the number of American mainframe makers had dropped from 8 (IBM and the "seven dwarfs") to 6 (IBM and the "BUNCH") and then to 4: IBM, Unisys, NCR, and Control Data Corporation.
American multinational conglomerate founded in 1892, and incorporated in New York State and headquartered in Boston.
GE was one of the eight major computer companies of the 1960s along with IBM, Burroughs, NCR, Control Data Corporation, Honeywell, RCA, and UNIVAC.
Computer used primarily by large organizations for critical applications like bulk data processing for tasks such as censuses, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and large-scale transaction processing.
The US group of manufacturers was first known as "IBM and the Seven Dwarfs": usually Burroughs, UNIVAC, NCR, Control Data, Honeywell, General Electric and RCA, although some lists varied.
American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect who designed a series of computers that were the fastest in the world for decades, and founded Cray Research which built many of these machines.
In 1957, they founded a new company, Control Data Corporation.
American data storage company.
In 1989, Seagate acquired Control Data Corporation's Imprimis division, the makers of CDC's HDD products.