System/370

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System/370 definition

hardware, IBM
(S/370) An IBM mainframe computer introduced in 1970 as a successor to the IBM 360. Enhancements included the ability to support virtual memory and improved main storage. Two models were available initially: 165 and 155, with cycle times of 80 and 115 nanoseconds.
Press Release (http://www-1.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/mainframe/mainframe_PR370.html).
(2004-06-06)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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