IBM mainframe : a study in business strategy

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dc.contributor.advisor Ambler , Tony
dc.contributor.advisor Peterson , Bill , M .B .A .
dc.creator Slanda , Arkadiusz Marcin
dc.date.accessioned 2010 -08 -13T17 :08 :12Z
dc.date.accessioned 2010 -08 -13T17 :08 :17Z
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -02 -19T22 :39 :01Z
dc.date.available 2010 -08 -13T17 :08 :12Z
dc.date.available 2010 -08 -13T17 :08 :17Z
dc.date.available 2014 -02 -19T22 :39 :01Z
dc.date.created 2009 -12 *
dc.date.issued 2010 -08 -13
dc.date.submitted December 2009
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2009 -12 -464
dc.description.abstract On April 7 , 2009 , IBM celebrated the mainframe’s 45th year . Drawing on its roots in punch -card tabulators , the machine has come a long way to become many customers’ preferred e -business solution . Throughout its lifetime , IBM’s strategy adapted the machine to the changing market . During the late 1960s , the introduction of the System /360 provided customers with compatibility and scalability across various computer lines . Popularity of the system began to suffer during the client /server era of the 1990s but it quickly recovered as the z Series server line was developed to support e -business solutions . IBM’s strategy made the mainframe successful but continued improvements are still necessary to ensure its future success .
dc.format.mimetype application /pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject IBM mainframe
dc.subject Strategy
dc.subject E -business
dc.subject Punch -card tabulators
dc.subject System /360
dc.subject System z
dc.title IBM mainframe : a study in business strategy
dc.type.genre thesis *
dc.type.material text *
thesis.degree.name Master of Science in Engineering
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Engineering Management
thesis.degree.grantor The University of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.department Engineering Management
dc.date.updated 2010 -08 -13T17 :08 :17Z

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IBM mainframe : a study in business strategy. Master's thesis, The University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2009 -12 -464 .

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