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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 computer system whose functions are too essential to be disrupted by upgrading or integration with another system. Mainframe computers A large computer supporting typically one hundred or more users at one time. Microprocessors A circuit that contains the entire central processing unit of a computer on a single chip. PCs A computer built around a microprocessor for use by an individual in an office or at home. Network computers Two or more computers and peripheral equipment that are connected with one another for the purpose of exchanging data
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Unformatted text preview: electronically. World Wide Web and Internet The complete set of documents residing on all of the internet servers that use the http protocol. Wired and wireless broadband technology A high-speed wired or wireless transmission of data. PC software The programs and routines and even symbolic languages that control the functioning of the hardware and then direct its operation. Networking software Resolves an ambiguity among different types of networking making it possible for all the computers in the network to connect and share information with one another. Computer security software Software that protects your computer from viruses and other bad things. BUS 210...
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