It/205 Key Computer Terms Checkpoint

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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.com/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.techterms.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.html| 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...
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