Computer Corporation of America

Computer Corporation of America (CCA) was a computer software and database systems company founded in 1965.[1] It was best known for its Model 204 (M204) database system for IBM and compatible mainframes.

It was acquired by Rocket Software in 2010.[2]

Corporate historyEdit

Founded in 1965, Computer Corporation of America (CCA) was a computer software and database systems.[1] with offices in Technology Square, Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts.[3]

Their primary database product, first deployed in 1972, was Model 204 (M204), which ran on IBM mainframes.[4]:66[5] It incorporates a programming language and an environment for application development.

CCA operated the ARPANET Datacomputer.

The company purchased the System 1022 and System 1032 assets of Software House; these database systems were designed for systems produced by Digital Equipment Corporation.[6]

In 1984, CCA was purchased by Crowntek, a Toronto-based company.[7] Crowntek sold Computer Corporation of America's Advanced Information Technology division to Xerox Corporation in 1988.[8]

The balance of CCA was acquired by Rocket Software, a Boston-based developer of enterprise infrastructure products,[9] in April 2010.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Company Overview of Computer Corporation of America". Bloomberg.com.
  2. ^ http://www.ebizq.net/news/12526.html; acquired June 13, 2010
  3. ^ Fox Butterfield (October 20, 1985). "High technology boom building up Cambridge". The New York Times.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Model 204, A Novel DBMS and Application Platform". Sirius Software. Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2012-10-26.
  6. ^ "System 1022 Database System".
  7. ^ Allen Kent; James G. Williams (1989). Encyclopedia of Microcomputers: Volume 3.
  8. ^ "Company News: Xerox acquisition". The New York Times. August 25, 1988.
  9. ^ http://www.ebizq.net/news/12526.html; acquired June 13, 2010
  10. ^ https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100423005048/en/Rocket-Software-Closes-Acquisition-Computer-Corporation-America