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What were the top 10 mainframe companies of old times.

Post by Aarohi Saxena » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:32 am

Hi,

I have been working on mainframe for some time. And would like to know what were say top 5-10 mainframe companies during the time when mainframe were at peak in 1980s? Does anyone here some information on them and do those companies exist today too?



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Re: What were the top 10 mainframe companies of old times.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:32 pm

Some which I can think of, are:

IBM: https://www.ibm.com/in-en/
CA: https://www.ca.com/us.html
BMC: http://www.bmcsoftware.in/
Companies supporting configuration management tools were also popular. Like Panvalet, read more here: viewtopic.php?f=100&t=330&p=865&hilit=panvalet#p865


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Re: What were the top 10 mainframe companies of old times.

Post by enrico-sorichetti » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:05 pm

probably the TS wants to know about hardware :mrgreen:


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Re: What were the top 10 mainframe companies of old times.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:17 pm

Possibly. Not sure though, took the benefit of doubt! :D


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