A History of the European Computing & Telecommunications Industry


“Until now the big issues of how and why the European computer industry failed have not been dealt with on a sufficiently broad level. Paul Gannon puts this right” - Computer Weekly

“Incredibly well informed” - The Guardian

“Traces the fortunes of the European computer industry and explores how a mixture of political mistakes and economic difficulties ensured success for Europe’s competitors” - Userlink (ICL Users Association magazine)

“Highly readable and well researched .. Essential reading for all in the industry” - IDG News Service

“An invaluable history” - Business Computer Review

“Erudite and well researched but very readable” - Scientific Computing

“Vivid descriptions of the European IT industry” - Irish Times

“A comprehensive history” - Parliamentary IT Committee Journal

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