electronic data-processing center
electronic data-processing center[i‚lek′trän·ik ′dad·ə ‚präs·əs·iŋ ‚sen·tər]
The complex formed by the computer, its peripheral equipment, the personnel related to the operation of the center and control functions, and, usually, the office space housing hardware and personnel. Abbreviated EDP center. Also known as computer center.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.