Bus210 Week 8 Appendix E

Bus210 Week 8 Appendix E - communication between the...

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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 hardware and software components that already exist internally within the company. Mainframe computers Mainframe computers are the backbone of the company’s processing systems. Microprocessors Microprocessors are better known as chips. These are much less powerful than the mainframe computers. They also opened the door for “standalone” computers. PCs PCs are also known as Personal Computers. These are more personal compact machines. They can be programmed to do whatever to user needs done. Network computers Network computers are when 2 or more computers are hooked together. This creates a more reliable and stable
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Unformatted text preview: communication between the systems. World Wide Web and Internet World Wide Web and Internet is where software is used to connect users to an information source or database to a global network. Wired and wireless broadband technology Wired broadband technology is a technology that provides high speed internet and data access over a wide area through Ethernet cords. Wireless uses waves over the internet without the use of Ethernet cords. PC software PC software is a set of instructions used to tell the computer what to do. Networking software Networking software is used to communicate, setup, and manage the network systems. Computer security software Computer security software is used to keep your computer safe from viruses and other unauthorized access. BUS 210...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course BUS 210 taught by Professor Scottrought during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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