"And in 1965, the first of these third generation computers with Solid Logic Technology were delivered to the users -- one computer family for commercial, scientific and communications applications . . . A modular design that would enable the customer to have a system with the speed, storage capacity and input/output units custom suited to his precise needs . . . The flexibility of being able to add on or remove peripheral units readily as his needs changed . . . Compatibility between second generation programs and third generation technology."