a.convergenceb.peer-to-peer networksc.metropolitan wide networksd.regional bell operating companye.intranetAnswer: A48.A(n) _________ develops a specific system and companies purchase the service without ever installing the system on their own computers.
49.A(n) _____________ is a company that provides a wide range of standardized information services, in the same manner that electric companies provide electricity.50.__________ ensure that hardware and software produced by different vendors work together.51.The 1980s saw the _________________ revolutiona.personal computerb.mainframec.Internetd.Web serverAnswer: ADifficulty: EasyReference: p. 852.The __________________ is one of the most important developments in the history of both information systems and communication systems. 53.A _____________ is the input-output hardware device at the user’s end of a communication circuit.54.A ___________ is similar to an intranet in that it uses Internet technologies, but is developed for users outside the organization. 55.Taken together, the physical and data link layers are called the ____________________. a.Hardware layer
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