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  • noun Plural form of mainframe.

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Examples

  • It feels like there is a lot of waste in mainframes as some people are using them for frivolous reasons while other companies who really need them can’t afford them.

    Coyote Blog » 2009 » September

  • Giant computers known as mainframes are making a comeback.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2006

  • During the early years of the Web, however, a hacker could attain national fame by breaking into mainframes, which is exactly what Kevin Mitnick did - he hacked his way into Motorola, Sun Microsystems and PacBell, and ended up eluding the FBI for years through stolen identities and other elaborate ruses until a dramatic final showdown.

    NPR Topics: News

  • During the early years of the Web, however, a hacker could attain national fame by breaking into mainframes, which is exactly what Kevin Mitnick did - he hacked his way into Motorola, Sun Microsystems and PacBell, and ended up eluding the FBI for years through stolen identities and other elaborate ruses until a dramatic final showdown.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Novell helps Windows come to the mainframes, which is loves Mono.

    Boycott Novell

  • In recent years, the market for servers has shifted from the huge, custom-built "mainframes" that IBM dominates to vast numbers of standardized computers.

    IBM in Talks to Buy Sun in Bid to Add To Web Heft

  • In recent years, the market for servers has shifted from the huge, custom-built "mainframes" that IBM dominates to vast numbers of standardized computers.

    IBM in Talks to Buy Sun in Bid to Add to Web Heft

  • Conventional "mainframes," such as cattle, are too large for the world's poorest people; they require too much space and expense.

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  • The "re-verticalization" of IT is the latest stage of the cycle that saw computing move from totally proprietary systems such as mainframes and minicomputers to the decentralized, open architectures of PCs and Ethernet LANs, Haff said.

    Techworld Australia News

  • The "re-verticalization" of IT is the latest stage of the cycle that saw computing move from totally proprietary systems such as mainframes and minicomputers to the decentralized, open architectures of PCs and Ethernet LANs, Haff said.

    Techworld Australia News

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