OMIS2000- Chapter Notes

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Unformatted text preview: rowth in the size of the internet • Utilization of communication and computing facilities explode • OMIS 2000 Final Exam Gahtan 14 MetCalfe’s Law and Network Economies Demand for IT has been driven by the social and business value of digital networks, which rapidly x # of actual and potential links among network members. Standards and Network Effects • Todays enterprise infrastructure and internet computing would be impossible, without agreements among manufacturers and widespread consumer acceptance of technology standards • Technology standards – specifications that establish the compatibility of products and the ability to communicate in a network • Unleash powerful economies of scale and result in price declines as manufacturers focus on the products built to a single standard Virtualization • Process of presenting a set of computing resources (such as computing power or data storage) so that they can all be accessed in ways that are not restricted by physical configuration or geographic location. • Enables a single physical resource to appear to the user as multiple logical resources and vice versa • Benefits o Increase equipment utilization rates, conserving data centre space, and energy usage. o Higher utilization rates, turn into fewer computers required to process the same amount of work. Software outsourcing and cloud services 1. Software packages and enterprise software a. Software package – a pre- written commercially available set of software programs that eliminates the need for a firm to write its own programs for certain functions...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course OMIS 2000 taught by Professor Hk during the Fall '13 term at York University.

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