Plug compatible: Difference between revisions

 
Most of these system vendors evenutally left the PCM market.<ref>"Hitachi has been in the mainframe business for 50 years and currently its AP series of systems are sold to major organisations across Japan. Hitachi Data Systems used to sell Hitachi-made IBM plug-compatible mainframes outside Japan but stopped doing so in 2000." {{cite newspaper |newspaper=The Register |date=May 24, 2017
|title=Hitachi exits mainframe hardware business |url=https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/24/hitachi_exits_mainframe_hardware}}</ref>
|url=https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/24/hitachi_exits_mainframe_hardware}}</ref><ref>"A notable PCM failure was Storage Technology (StorageTek), which was for many years one of the more successful of the plug-compatible peripheral suppliers. StorageTek's attempt
to make its own processor and become another Amdahl or HDS almost drove it out of business. It took years to recover ..." {{cite web
|title=ACS Heritage Project: Chapter 30 |url=https://ia.acs.org.au/article/2017/ACS-Heritage-Project--Chapter-30.html}}</ref>
 
==Non-computer usage of the term==