Talk:Midrange computer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Computing / Hardware (Rated Stub-class)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Computing, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of computers, computing, and information technology on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Stub-Class article Stub  This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality scale.
 ???  This article has not yet received a rating on the project's importance scale.
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by Computer hardware task force.
 
Note icon
This article has been automatically rated by a bot or other tool as Stub-Class because it uses a stub template. Please ensure the assessment is correct before removing the |auto= parameter.

Further[edit]

In the eighties PC's were considered intruders by the typical data processing dept but by 1990 most were beginning to make some acomodation and granting network access to PCs - as dumb terminals. The full scale replacement of mainframes by client server didn't really get going until the mid '90s. In between PCs got more and more function (albeit still accessing mainframe enterprise applications) and ultimately in many shops the mainframes would be replaced by PC servers. This transition was largely complete by the turn of the century when the mainframe/high-end PC server distinction largely vanished. 72.228.177.92 (talk) 23:02, 23 March 2010 (UTC)