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Products & Licensing basics explained

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Eldin Hodzic

on 1 October 2013

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Products & Licensing basics explained
by: Eldin Hodzic - EMEA Arvato Bertelsmann

Networking basics
A network is a group of machines connected together so that they can communicate and share resources (I.e. printers) and information (I.e. shared folders).
Server Basics
Definition of a server: A computer or a program which provides services to other programs or users, either in the same computer or over a computer network.
Client OS & Application Basics
Definition Operating System: An operating system is an interface between the hardware and the user. The Operating System is responsible for the management and coordination of activities and the sharing of the limited resources of the computer. The operating system acts as a host for applications that are run on the machine.
Hardware & software explained
Hardware is best described as a device that is physically connected to your computer or something that can be physically touched
Examples of hardware:
Web cam

Software is a program that runs on your system. This includes computer operating systems and other computer programs.
Examples of software are:
Windows 8
Office 2013
Project Professional 2013

Hardware & Software explained
Network basics
Server basics
Client OS & Application Basics
Licensing basics

Examples of networks:

LAN - Local Area network
WLAN - Wireless Local Area Network
WAN - Wide Area Network
MAN - Metropolitan Area Network

Server Hardware:
A server comes with enhanced hardware features such as multi-core processors, faster RAM options for optimal application performance, multiple hard drives for increased data capacity and redundancy, and a multitude of additional features.

Client - Server Model
The client–server model of computing is a distributed application structure that partitions tasks or workloads between the providers of a resource or service, called servers, and service requesters, called clients
Server Software:
Requirements of a server’s operating system and application software differ from those of a desktop computer. A server is better able to share data from multiple people securely and reduces bottlenecks.
Application Basics definition: Application software, also known as software application, application or app, is computer software designed to help the user to perform a singular or multiple related specific tasks. Typical examples are word processors, spreadsheets, media players and database applications.
Tower; usually used for small companies or home users
Datacenter; racks used by big companies / hosting companies
Licensing Basics
What is a License?
Cloud Computing
Definition: Definition: Cloud computing is the use of computer resources (data and software) through a computer network (incl the Internet) without having the required program installed in house or on the machine that is using it. The program is accessed through ‘the cloud’ and hosted by the provider. Cloud Computing is also known as Online Services
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