The IBM PC - the father of all PC's today!
There were several
reasons why the IBM PC was a success - the PC Project was exempt
from the IBM bureaucracy, the team had complete autonomy. Without
this, the PC would have been years late and would have had features
removed to prevent the PC from competing with the Mainframe
IBM was well known
as a powerful force in the computing industry, and the assumption
was made by the public that compatability with this machine is
And who could
forget Microsoft, who developed MS-DOS/PC-DOS for the IBM platform.