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Before candidates can begin to prepare for any kind ofcertification, they need a basic understanding of the varioushardware and software components used in a computer network. Aimedat aspiring IT professionals, this invaluable book strips down anetwork to its bare basics, and discusses this complex topic in aclear and concise manner so that IT beginners can confidently gainan understanding of fundamental IT concepts. In addition, a baseknowledge has been established so that more advanced topics andtechnologies can be learned over time.Includes a discussion of the key computer components, such asthe processor and memory Covers the basics of data storage as well as the input/outputprocess Zeroes in on basic hardware configuration including how toinstall hardware and software drivers Introduces various computer operating systems, including theWindows OS family, Linux, and Mac. Looks at basic networking concepts and design
IT Career JumpStart is an ideal starting point for anyonelooking for a career in IT but doesn't know where to start.