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Axia College Material Appendix E Hardware/Software Components In your own words, describe the following hardware/software components Legacy systems Legacy systems are the information technology components that a company already has in place. Many companies choose to use a set provider for components so that they are more easily upgradeable. Mainframe computers Mainframe computers are used to process and store a company’s information. They are the central system or hub of a company’s information technology. Microprocessors Microprocessors are the chips that allow a personal computer to function. More powerful chips allow programmers to create more powerful software. PCs PCs are standalone computers made up of several components. These are a microprocessor, memory board, keyboard, screen, and printer. PCs use operating systems to function. Network computers Network computers are PCs that communicate with each other. They are connected by servers. This allows companies to load
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course BUS 210 201 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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