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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:12:01 GMT

Veritas NetBackup's roots: A brief history of the software  -  TechRepublic
... release version 8 of its flagship NetBackup software later this year, but the program's roots go back almost 30 years, starting with a problem at a Chrysler data center and being developed by mainframe experts at the now defunct Control Data ...
Fri, 13 May 2016 20:55:37 GMT

These photos of mainframe computers from the 1960's are stunning  -  Business Insider
His goal was to show off the startling beauty of these historic machines, along with stories behind each computer. Ball explained in a press release: "from the colourful randomness of Alan Turing's Pilot Ace to the bugeyed stare of the retrofuturistic ...
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:56:44 GMT

Sweatshop workers laid foundation for 'Miracle on Han River'  -  Korea Times
For the first five years after she got her first job at the U.S. supercomputer company Control Data Corporation (CDC) in Seoul in 1970, Han, now a city council member, did not talk about her job to her mother and five siblings because of the negative ...
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 03:29:22 GMT

Remember Control Data? The Living Computer Museum wants YOU  -  Register
It's a job that's definitely not for the faint-hearted: as well as being able to handle old IBM, DEC, HP and Control Data Corporation languages, you'd be expected to help create and debug hardware interfaces to the vintage iron in Windows and Linux ...
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:15:49 GMT
Tech Data Corporation Announces Completion of Investigation  -  GlobeNewswire (press release)
5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) (the "Company") today announced the conclusion of an independent investigation by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors into certain accounting practices within the Company and ...
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:47:28 GMT
Window in Time Opens to CERN's Supercomputing History  -  HPCwire
Yesterday, we brought you a story about the iconic CDC 6500 supercomputer, which is currently undergoing restoration at the Living Computer Museum in Seattle. The CDC 6500 system, built by Control Data Corporation in 1967, was part of the CDC 6000 ...
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:02:17 GMT
Museum to Resurrect First-Gen Supercomputer  -  HPCwire
Arriving at the museum in three separate bays, tipping the scales at 4,000 lbs each, was a blast from supercomputing's past: the CDC 6500 system, a first-generation supercomputer built by Control Data Corporation in 1967. The CDC 6000 series machines ...
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:42:00 GMT

The history of supercomputers  -  ExtremeTech
Must a supercomputer occupy a certain amount of space, or consume a specific amount of power? The first supercomputer, the Control Data Corporation (CDC) 6600, only had a single CPU. Released in 1964, the CDC 6600 was actually fairly small — about ...
Wed, 01 Jun 2011 04:18:42 GMT
Current 25: Cisneros' pink elephant Fiesta  -  San Antonio Current
There was the new Fiesta Plaza Mall, a new Business and Technology Center “incubator” for small businesses, and new plants for the computer manufacturer Control Data Corporation and its hard drive subsidiary. By the time the Los Angeles Times visited ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 08:00:00 GMT
Susan Rice Profile - Biography of Susan Rice  -  About - News & Issues (blog)
Susan was born to Emmett J. Rice, Senior VP at the National Bank of Washington and Lois Dickson Rice, Senior VP for Government Affairs at Control Data Corporation. A Fulbright Scholar who served with the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII, Emmett integrated the ...