Interested in UNIVAC 9000 Series (and IBM 360)
billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 14:10:56 CST 2016
On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 3:09 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 3:04 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
>> On 11/18/2016 10:00 AM, william degnan wrote:
>> > http://vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=658
>> > Hot business women posing with classic UNIVAC hardware and a link to
>> > a very rare 1968 business proposal by UNIVAC to Philip Morris, an
>> > attempt to sell either a 418-III or 9400, pricing, comparison with
>> > IBM 360 models. Included with the proposal were a handful of product
>> > brochures. I scanned some of my favorite photos.
>> Models? Wasn't the 9300 basically an instruction-compatible model of
>> the S/360 Model 20? I think the 9400 was the bottom end 360/30 model
>> compatible. Calling the Model 20 a "member of the System 360 line" has
>> always been a bit of a stretch in my book.
>> So small cheese in terms of sales proposals, but interesting
>> nonetheless. Thanks!
> The 418-III is a better comparison, of a more powerful 360 than the /20.
> The proposal basically says pick between the 418-III or you can buy a 9000
> series and if necessary dial into a time sharing system we recommend (see
> brochure at the end of the proposal).
meant to say ,,,time sharing system with a 418-III on the other end.
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