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Unformatted text preview: can not be moved around like the pc. The one advantage that the mainframe has is its ability to hold an enormous amount of memory. The personal computer comes with a limited amount of memory; additional memory can be purchased. Mainframe computers play a central role in some of the largest corporations. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mainframe_computer ) While personal computers play a role in the corporate world, they dont have that big of an impact as the mainframe. Having knowledge of both and their reasons for use can be very helpful in choosing which would meet your needs. Mainframe and personal computers have their pros and cons. Depending on the type of business you are involved in, both can be a great asset to your business. http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/zos/basics/index.jsp? topic=/com.ibm.zos.zmainframe/zconc_whousesmf.htm...
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