CDC 6600

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 1 - About 3 Essays
  • Decent Essays

    customers Basic assumption of any marketing strategy, the loyalty of existing customers is closely watched by Facebook , especially amid the profusion of competitors. For this, the company is constantly releasing new tools in order to make the user experience as complete as possible. Project Failures: IBM’s Stretch Computer: The IBM 7030 was the first supercomputer with Transistor . It was first delivered to Los Alamos in 1961. Originally priced at $ 13.5 million , but their inability to meet their performance estimates forced its price to 7.78 million dollars ,And your sales suspension customers already negotiated contracts. Even though 7030 was much slower than expected , was the fastest computer in the world from 1961 to the first CDC 6600 become operational in 1964. Also known as Stretch , it was used by large companies, performing to a million operations per second ! These super- machines are still used in companies like IBM itself. On my research I could find the following findings: Who failed: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), the multinational technology and consulting firm that constantly is in the upper echelons of the lists ranking of global brands. What were they trying to achieve: At the end of 1950, IBM decided to design and build computer faster and more technically advanced in the world, the supercomputer IBM 7030 Stretch. The computer would have 100-200 times the speed and the performance level of its nearest competitor, thereby…

    • 1916 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    1960's Fashion Trends

    • 1153 Words
    • 5 Pages

    around 30 to 50 pounds they took over during 1964 and '65 until 1967. Until a company called Texas Instruments came out with a prototype for the first handheld calculator in march, named "cal-tech". In 1965 an announcement was made stating that over half of the T.V networks, which included NBC, ABC and CBS, will be shown in color starting in the falls of that year. New and less expensive color televisions came into use in the '60s, which caused many people to switch from their old black and…

    • 1153 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    not tapped until the 1960’s. The 1960’s brought a whole new era of computing, these new computers being created were called supercomputers. To be exact 1964 is widely considered to be the birth of supercomputing. It was called the Control Data Corporation 6600 or CDC 6600 for short (Anthony, 2012). CDC was approximately the size of four filing cabinets. Computing power of the CDC benchmarked to a peak performance of 3 million floating point operations per second. This was also clocked to speeds…

    • 2502 Words
    • 11 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1
    Next

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: