Computers are no longer just stand alone systems. With today's devices being always connected and accessible, its increasingly important to know how and to whom we are connecting. Servers, virtualization, mobile devices, and cloud computing are terms we hear daily. But what are they really and why do we need them?
In this section, you will learn to
- define the role and functions of a server
- define the role and functions of virtualization
- define and evaluate cloud computing technologies
- define and evaluate tablets and mobile devices