What is a server?

A server is a computer designed to process requests and deliver data to other (client) computers over a local network or the internet. Although any computer running special software can function as a server, the most typical use of the word references the very large, high-powered machines that function as the pumps pushing and pulling data across… Read More »

What is an application software?

What is computer application software, and how does it differ from other categories of software? This lesson introduces you to some examples of application software and how they are used. Software Types The term ‘software‘ refers to the set of electronic program instructions or data a computer processor reads in order to perform a task… Read More »

What is a computer network?

One of the earliest examples of a computer network was a network of communicating computers that functioned as part of the U.S. military’s Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) radar system. In 1969, the University of California at Los Angeles, the Stanford Research Institute, the University of California at Santa Barbara and the University of Utah were… Read More »

What is a wireless network?

What is a wireless network? How is it different from a wired network? And what are the business benefits of a wireless network? The following overview answers basic questions such as What is a wireless network?, so you can decide if one is right for your business. What Is a Wireless Network? What is a… Read More »

10 benefits of virtualization in the data center

Data center virtualization can reduce your costs on facilities, power, cooling, and hardware, simplify administration and maintenance, and give you a greener IT profile. If you’re thinking about migrating to a hosted data center or looking for ways to improve your on-premise data center, I have one word for you: virtualization. Offering profound changes to… Read More »

What is a Microsoft Account?

Microsoft account or MSA(previously known as Microsoft Passport .NET Passport, Microsoft Passport Network, and Windows Live ID) is a single sign-on web service developed and provided by Microsoft that allows users to log in to websites (like Outlook.com), devices (e.g. Windows 10 computers and tablets, Windows Phones, or Xbox consoles), and applications (including Visual Studio)… Read More »

What is Virtualization

If you know little about virtualization don’t worry too much. Virtualization is the process of creating a virtual environment rather than an actual on. It occurs where an operating systems, servers and storage devices use one environment and dont know this is actually the case. The concept is quite simple. To explain it even further its… Read More »

What is server virtualization?

Server virtualization is the masking of server resources, including the number and identity of individual physical servers, processors, and operating systems, from server users. The server administrator uses a software application to divide one physical server into multiple isolated virtual environments. The virtual environments are sometimes called virtual private servers, but they are also known… Read More »