Information Systems for Business and Beyond (2019)

Chapter 5: Networking and Communication

Upon successful completion of this chapter, you will be able to: • Understand the history and development of networking technologies; • Define the key terms associated with networking technologies; • Understand the importance of broadband technologies; and • Describe organizational networking.

Introduction In the early days of computing, computers were seen as devices for making calculations, storing data, and automating business processes. However, as the devices evolved, it became apparent that many of the functions of telecommunications could be integrated into the computer. During the 1980s, many organizations began

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