In pictures: The (mostly) cool history of the IBM ...
In 1960, IBM’s Gene Amdahl was named manager of architecture for the System/360 mainframe. Amdahl’s challenge was to design a family of computers that would support a range of speeds and peripherals yet run the same software. The System/360 cemented Amdahl a legendary figure in the industry. From the Computer History Museum.
In pictures: The (mostly) cool history of the IBM mainframe