BUS210 Appendix E Assignment

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Axia College Material Appendix E Hardware/Software Components In your own words, describe the following hardware/software components Legacy systems A legacy method is an old method, technology, computer system, or application program that continues to be used, typically because it still functions for the users' needs, even though newer technology or more efficient methods of performing a task are now available. A legacy system may include procedures or terminology which are no longer relevant in the current context, and may hinder or confuse understanding of the methods or technologies used. Mainframe computers Mainframe computers are powerful computers used mainly by large organizations for critical applications, typically bulk data processing. The term originally referred to the large cabinets that housed the central processing unit and main memory of early computers. Later the term was used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful units. Microprocessors
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course BUS 210 taught by Professor Scottrought during the Fall '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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