CheckPoint Key Computer Terms Jeannevie Saastad Axia College Term| Definition| References| Examples (At least two)| Hardware| Physical parts of a computer system | http://www. techterms. com/definition/hardware | Monitor and mouse| Software| Computer programs that run or run on hardware| http://www. techterms. com/definition/software| Adobe, Norton| Data management technology| The software that enables one or a company to store, organize and retrieve information.
| http://www. pcmag. om/encyclopedia_term/0,2542,t=data+management&i=40806,00. asp#fbid=nZx74V0hwEX| Microsoft Access, Re-Pros| Networking | Having more than one computer connected to each other| http://www. techdictionary. com/search_action. lasso? -Database=db_A00534&-Table=Layout+%231&-ResponseAnyError=%2Fsearch_error. lasso&-OperatorLogical=OR&-Operator=eq&-Token=-Search&term=networking&-Nothing=Search| LAN party, intranet, extranet| Telecommunications| Instantaneous communication| http://www.
echterms. com/definition/telecommunications| Telephone, Instant Messaging| Technology services| Any service involving technology| http://www. techterms. com/definition/technologyservicesEssentials of Management Information Systems, Eighth Edition, by Kenneth C.
Laudon and Jane P. Laudon. | Systems administration, Tech support| Personal digital assistants| A handheld computer| http://www. hp. com/hpinfo/newsroom/press/pdabrochure.
tml| HP Jornada/iPAQ, Palm Pilot| Personal computers| AKA PC, typically includes a tower, monitor, mouse and key board| http://www. techterms. com/definition/pc| Lap top, HP Pavillion| Servers| Gives information to computers connecting to it. | http://www.
techterms. com/definition/server| Web Server, LAN server, server farm| Supercomputers| Fast processing, high performance computer, usually used for engineering or military work. | Essentials of Management Information Systems, Eighth Edition, by Kenneth C.
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