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CW@50 - 31 July 1969: Hardware expansion at the Pru

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Orders for over £1 million worth of computers, an IBM 350/50, an ICL 1904E and an Orion II, will raise Prudential’s investment in hardware to over £2.5 million. The expansion is panned to cater for increasing batch processing needs.

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It would be interesting to compare the value to today's technology.
With the money they spent you could probably get the same computing power and storage of a couple of today's high-end laptops.
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