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Chapter 12

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Enterprise Computing
invloves the use of computers in networks that encompass a variety of different operating systems, protocols, and network architectures
Enterprise Information
is the information gathered in the ongoing operations of an enterprise
Managers
are responsible for coordinating and controlling an organization's resources
Marketing Info System
A(n)__________ serves as a central repository for the tasks of the marketing functional unit
Distribution System
________ provide forecasting for inventory control, track and manage shipping of products, and provide information and analysis on inventory in warehouses
Expert System
A(n) ________________ is an information system that captures and stores the knowledge of human experts and then imitates human reasoning and decision making
Artificial Intelligence
is the application of human intelligence to computers
Content Management System
A(n) __________ is a combination of databases, software, and procedures that organizes and allows access to various forms of documents and other files, including images and multimedia content
Portal
A(n) ____________ is a collection of links, content, and services presented on a Web page and designed to guide users to information they likley are to find interesting for their particular job function
Workflow Application
A(n) ____________ is a program that assists in the management and tracking of all the activities in a business process from start to finish
Intranet
When a mobile user, remote office, vendor, or customer connects to a company's network using the Internet, a(n) ______________ provides them with a secure connection to the company network server, as if they had a private line.
Blade Server
_____________, sometimes called ultradense servers, pack a complete computer server, such as a Web server or network server, on a single card rather than a system unit
RAM
a group of two or more integrated hard disks is called a(n)_____________
SAN
A(n) _____________ is a high-speed network with the sole purpose of providing storage to other servers to which it is attached
High Availability System
continue running and performing tasks for at least 99 percent of the time
Grid-Computing
___________combines many servers and/or personal computers on a network to act as one large computer
Fall-over
The process of one system automatically taking the place of a failed system is called _____________
Fiber Optics
Enterprises often use ________ technology to connect to storage systems at data rates up to 4 Gbps.
Disaster Recovery Plan
A(n) ____________ is a written plan describing the steps that a company would take to restore computer operations in the event of a disaster