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Mainframe at 50: A look back at a transformative computing triumph

IBM’s System/360 was a computing system that not only transformed the company that developed it, but the computer industry as a whole.

IBM's mainframe turns 50

On April 7, 1964, IBM announced the System/360 -- regarded by many as the first modern mainframe. Despite repeated predictions of their demise, mainframes still power much of today's critical infrastructure.