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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 system consists of software and hardware items that make up a company’s IT system. Mainframe computers A mainframe is a large powerful computer capable of running many tasks. The first mainframe was the size of a house. Mainframes of today are much smaller, faster, and are usually the heart of most company’s IT systems. Microprocessors Microprocessors are computer chips. They are the brains of a computer. They perform all of the data processing for a personal computer. PCs The term PC stands for personal computer. This a small computer that most American homes now have. They are free standing systems that most people have. Network computers This is a computer that is connected to multiple computers that represent a network system. On a network all computers are connected so they can talk to each other and people can do their work from any computer connected to a network. It also
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