ITIC/CBEMA Curves

Part-3: History of the ITIC/CBEMA Curve, and questions for today

The CBEMA curve was first created in the 1970’s by the Computer Business Equipment Manufacturer’s Association. It is the result of accumulation of operational data from mainframe computers. From that, this curve was projected as a standard for all electronic data prcessing equipment. In the 1990’s the Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC) was formed as…