Computer Corporation of America (CCA) was a computer software and database systems company founded in 1965. It was best known for its Model 204 (M204) database system for IBM and compatible mainframes.
|Fate||Acquired by Rocket Software|
It was acquired by Rocket Software in 2010.
Founded in 1965, Computer Corporation of America (CCA) was a computer software and database systems. with offices in Technology Square, Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Their primary database product, first deployed in 1972, was Model 204 (M204), which ran on IBM mainframes.: 66  It incorporates a programming language and an environment for application development.
CCA operated the ARPANET Datacomputer.
In 1992, CCA purchased the System 1022 and System 1032 assets of Software House; these database systems were designed for Digital Equipment Corporation's PDP-10 and VAX systems, respectively.
In 1984, CCA was purchased by Crowntek, a Toronto-based company. Crowntek sold Computer Corporation of America's Advanced Information Technology division to Xerox Corporation in 1988.
The balance of CCA was acquired by Rocket Software, a Boston-based developer of enterprise infrastructure products, in April 2010.
Early Ads for CCA EMACS (Computer Corporation of America) (Steve Zimmerman) appeared in 1984. 1985 comparisons to GNU Emacs, when it came out, mentioned free vs. $2,400.
- ^ a b "Company Overview of Computer Corporation of America". Bloomberg.com.
- ^ a b http://www.ebizq.net/news/12526.html; acquired June 13, 2010
- ^ Fox Butterfield (October 20, 1985). "High technology boom building up Cambridge". The New York Times.
- ^ Gina Scinta (2005-10-10). "Model 204 v6r1: Opening New Doors" (PDF). Computer Corporation of America. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 24, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-26.
- ^ "Model 204, A Novel DBMS and Application Platform". Sirius Software. Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2012-10-26.
- ^ "CCA Corporate Info". cca-int.com. Archived from the original on 1999-02-09.
- ^ "System 1022 Database System".
- ^ Allen Kent; James G. Williams (1989). Encyclopedia of Microcomputers: Volume 3.
- ^ "Company News: Xerox acquisition". The New York Times. August 25, 1988.
- ^ "Rocket Software Closes Acquisition of Computer Corporation of America". Businesswire. 2010-04-23. Archived from the original on 2016-08-08. Retrieved 2021-01-27.
- ^ Christopher Kelty; Mario Biagioli; Peter Jaszi; Martha Woodmansee (2015). Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property. ISBN 9780226172491.
Computer Corporation of America (CCA) EMACS, written by Steve Zimmerman
- ^ "Emacs". December 17, 2017.
- ^ "Differences between GNU Emacs and CCA Emacs. Copyyright".