lbickley at bickleywest.com
Fri Mar 11 23:50:23 CST 2016
On Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:49:51 -0600
"Jay West" <jwest at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> A system I have always wanted (spent much of my career working on) has
> finally been acquired.
> A Prime (Pr1me) model 2250 aka "rabbit". The cpu chassis is in the
> foreground. I do have the bezels (they were removed for shipping). In
> the background you can see the rebadged cipher F880 in the same type
> of rack that will sit next to it.
> I'm told it has two 158mb priams, an ics1, and either 1mb or 2mb ram.
> Will post more pics when I get around to opening it up.
Prime was a fun/useful system - Wells Fargo (WF) used them to do
quantitative analysis "in the day". I ran the quant group at Fidelity
and we used an 11/70 for our quant (market models, bond arbitrage,
etc.). We had an ongoing working relationship with WF.
Bickley Consulting West Inc.
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