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National Computing Centre

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1965 Announcement by the Ministry of Technology that it would establish a National Computing Centre, located in Manchester; it would be an independent, non-profit making company, limited by guarantee. Its purpose was to provide information about programs, promote development of programs and encourage the training of staff[1]

2004 A spin-off company, NCC Group, providing a back-up repository for software and an assurance service on IT security for clients, was incorporated as a public company with its shares quoted on the AIM[2]

2007 NCC Group was quoted on the main list of the London Stock Exchange[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 08, 1965
  2. The Times July 10, 2004
  3. The Times, July 06, 2010