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True False104. The IT infrastructure includes hardware but not software. True False7-24
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Chapter 07 Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise105. An IT infrastructure includes the hardware, software, and telecommunications equipmentthat, when combined, provide the underlying foundation to support the organization's goals. True False106. Microsoft's Great Plains is an ERP solution geared towards the small-to-medium size company. True False107. SAP, Oracle/PeopleSoft, SSA Global, and Microsoft are the dominant ERP software suppliers and together they control more than 70 percent of the global market. True False108. The growth of the ERP market has been boosted by both business and technical factors. True False7-25
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Chapter 07 Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise109. A technical reason for ERP growth has been the introduction of data warehouses. True False110. ERP systems provide integration among operations, sales, human resources, and financial areas. True False111. The early stages of ERP go back to the 1970s with Mainframe Requirements Planning (MRP). True False112. The current generation of ERP often includes CRM and SCM. True False7-26
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Chapter 07 Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise113. Interoperability enables an organization to choose the best ERP solution on the market that meets most of their needs and also allows them to add other modules with in-house developed software and software modules from other vendors. True False114. The fastest growing type of network infrastructure is a decentralized infrastructure. True False115. Inexpensive desktop computers and reliable data communications technology have enabled organizations to move away from the centralized infrastructure. True False116. The greatest disadvantage of a centralized infrastructure is that it does not allow for a high degree of control. True False7-27
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Chapter 07 Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise117. A distributed infrastructure involves little or no sharing of information systems. True False118. A distributed infrastructure is more complex than a centralized infrastructure. True False119. The client/server infrastructure is a form of distributed infrastructure. True False120. The primary disadvantage of the client/server infrastructure is that it offloads the application programs and information from the server. True False7-28
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Chapter 07 Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise121. Most enterprise applications are now developed using a tiered infrastructure.
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