This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Analyse The Whole I T Configuration Of A Big Company

2101 words - 8 pages

1. Introduction

In today’s competitive market the firms are bound to reduce their costs and also maximize their profits. The only solution to achieve this objective is the usage of the Computer Systems, which are far more than computational and text processing tools.
With their rapid expansion, and certainly via the Networks people can exchange and also sharing a variety of information, regardless of how far they are each other. The introduction of a new technology into a work environment has effectively increased the firm’s investment and also its productivity. Computers are not truly capable of intelligence and independent problem solving, but they become, as they are programmable from the human workers. Nevertheless, the new technology does not necessarily need to replace the workers in a workplace, but to help them to increase their productivity.
Despite of these technological advantages, the Information Technology creates a gap between the rich people and poor, as the habitation of a computer system in our days, requires certain skills and money to spent.
The company that it was selected for further analysis, as it concerns the current Information Technology configuration, is the P.P.C of Greece.

2. Description of the current configuration of P.P.C

2.1 The Mainframe

In the early 1950s , the mid size and large companies were using the mainframes, which they occupy entire rooms for their existence. They are large and powerful computers and also very expensive. A professional staff is needed for the operation of those systems and also some special environmental conditions must be carefully set, such temperature and humidity in order that such a machine will functioning properly.
Since 1990, the P.P.C’s Computer Center has one IBM’s mainframe R42 – 9672, with 512MB Real Memory and it is consisted of four processors with total speed 72,8Mips each. All these processors are connected, via 20 Escon technology parallel channels. There are also three large ranges RAMAC –RAID5, with 152 (DASDY) volumes in total, where each of them has a 1,89GB capacity. So the total capacity is 287.28GB. The current protocol that it is used is the Standard Network Architecture, with local controllers IBM-3174 and its duty is to set up certain rules for formatting and regulating the speed of the data, that they are transmitted via EDP (Electronic Data Processing) and its 170 branches that are exist, all around the Greece.
For backup purposes, the P.P.C uses a Tape Library Data Server, that has 2375 slots and 12 tape drives, with total capacity 800MB each. The backup procedure is vital for every company and for every individual who utilize the Computers.
There are 3000 active terminals and 1000 remote printers, all around Greece, connected to this mainframe, via dedicated lines and modems. The current Operating System for this mainframe is the MVS 5.2.1, which has been configured from IBM with certain...


The Whole of Holism Essay

1382 words - 6 pages its true appearance. Holism is a word that concerns itself with the whole of an individual. Holism is a word that concerns itself with seeing: with understanding, with consideration, with discernment. It is from an understanding of what defines holism and what holism defines, that nurses can properly connect with and care for their patients. From an examination of its definition, importance to nursing, and various demonstrations (or lack of

African American Slavery in America Portrayed in the Aren´t I a Woman and The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas

1678 words - 7 pages The lives of the African slave in America were extremely difficult, and really only had a few things that some would consider a part of a normal life. Many faced hardships such as severe physical, verbal, and sexual abuse. The life of a slave was short and many even wished it to be shorter. White’s Ar’n’t I a Woman and Douglass’ The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass detail the lives of many different slaves and help give perspective

The Issue of Poverty As a Whole in Pakistan

1329 words - 6 pages -Qaeda. This group has threatened almost virtually everyone in the country that if they don’t listen and obey their rules, they will have them executed or tortured. Thus, many families have packed their belongings and have made long treks out of the war torn nation. Once, they come into Pakistan, they expect their experience to be better than the one in Afghanistan. And to a certain extent, some of that may be true. However, once they become

"Select a Client and analyse the client's occupational performance (function and dysfunction) in theoretical terms" I applied the Model Of Human Occupation

1547 words - 6 pages Occupational Therapists use theory to base their practice on, and these theories help to analyse a client's occupational performance. I went on placement to an Intermediate Care team, where I met a Client, who I saw frequently during my time there. To analyse this client's occupational performance, I am going to use the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO). Kielhofner (2002) developed the model, which he originally based on an open systems theory

Analysis of Allison Joseph´s On Being Told I Don´t Speak Like a Black Person

838 words - 4 pages An accent, according to, is defined as “Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.” Around the world, different cultures have different accents because of their language and the way they say words. In Allison Joseph’s “On Being Told I Don’t Speak Like a Black Person”, this description is shown. Joseph uses her mother as an example of having an accent and her mother was from Jamaica. In World

The Coca Cola Company This is a well written essay about the history of the coca-cola company i made in my 10th grade year in high school

2474 words - 10 pages drink" (Hays 39). Hand-painted signs reading “Coca-Cola” appeared on store awnings, with the suggestion “Drink” added to inform one that the new beverage was for soda fountain refreshment. During the first year, sales averaged a modest nine drinks per day (The coca cola company).Dr. Pemberton never realized the potential of the beverage he created. He gradually sold portions of his business to various partners and, just prior to

Critique of A whole new mind

956 words - 4 pages Will right-brainers rule the future? A whole new mind: why right-brainers will rule the future, a book by Daniel H. Pink assesses this critical question. Pink’s book is divided into two parts. Part one lays out the broad animating idea, provides an overview of key differences between our left and right hemispheres, presents the case for why Abundance, Asia, and Automation pushes the world into the “Conceptual Age”. It illustrates why people who

A Company Based on Digital Advertising: Big Spaceship

515 words - 2 pages Digital advertising is one of the fast expanding and fast evolving industry. Big Spaceship entered the digital marketing industry in the early stage of its development, and this shaped a strong advantage for the firm as one of the most creative leaders. Big Spaceship as one of the innovation-led digital marketing agency, it focuses on the practice of innovation-driven culture and following a distinctive model of engaging with client. Value

The Coast Guard as a Whole

1259 words - 5 pages implemented are a united as a whole. This is the core of the term "multi-mission" - a singular, integrated human and capital asset system (ships, aircraft, Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance. This multi-mission capability makes the Coast Guard one of the most efficient agencies in the federal government - multiple these outcomes from a single capital base give the American taxpayer maximum "bang for the buck" from the Coast Guard of course.ReferencesRetrieved March 02, 2005, from http://www.cgaux.orgRetrieved March 03, 2005, March 03, 2005

A Comparison of Two Versions of The Big Sleep

1626 words - 7 pages sexual images in a vain attempt at filmmaking. There is not a trace of nudity in Hawks' The Big Sleep, yet it thrives on sex. The viewer will not catch a glimpse of a buttock, nipple nor a whole breast. This scarcity of skin is attributed to the superb screenplay writers Leigh Brackett, William Faulkner and Jules Furthman. They depict a charming Marlowe, played by Humphrey Bogart, interacting with various frisky femmes exhibiting innuendo

The Bystander Effect: How Big Is to Big of a Group?

1110 words - 5 pages Walking along the busy street of Manhattan, Katie becomes light headed passing out; although she is in a large group of people, no one stops to help. This phenomenon is called the “bystander effect.” A bystander is often anyone who passed by, witnessed, or even participated in a certain situation (Polanin, Espelage & Pigott, 2012). The bystander effect is the idea that the larger the group, the less likely an individual is to be helped. The

Similar Essays

Analyse The Streingths And Weaknesses Of The Boston Matrix As An Aid T

909 words - 4 pages In this essay I will look at the strengths and weaknesses of using the Boston Matrix to help make decisions in business. I will first briefly explain the Boston Matrix and then analyse its effectiveness as an aid to making a marketing strategy. Like Ansoff's matrix, the Boston Matrix is a well known tool for marketing managers. It was developed by the large US consulting group and is a way that a business can compare all of its products. The

"Analyse The Impact Of Globalisation In Either A Country Or A Region Of Your Choice." I Chose London, England

2846 words - 11 pages that London has been a centre of new thoughts, ideas, technology and political thought since its naming, Londinium in 43 AD.It is difficult to analyse the impact of globalisation on London because it has been a global city since the Tudor era. Elizabeth I put London on the global map when she sent ships across the world in search of new lands for the yet unestablished British Empire. Although this was a similar practice across Europe, with people

A History Of The At&T Stadium

2548 words - 11 pages 1971 until it was closed in December of 2008,” (Page 2). The new stadium built to replace Texas Stadium in 2009 named Cowboys Stadium, is luxurious to say the least, not to mention it is practically brand new. Altough 4 years later reported by Star Telegram, “Cowboys Stadium would now be known as AT&T Stadium under a multimillion-dollar naming-rights deal between the iconic football team and the Dallas-based telecommunications giant,” (Page 2

Analyse The Passage From Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" In Which Jane Finds Herself Locked Within The Red Room At Gateshead Hall, Explaining Its Relevance To The Structure Of The Novel As A Whole

1839 words - 7 pages Throughout the course of this essay I will be examining an extract from the second chapter of Charlotte Bront¸'s 'Jane Eyre' in which Jane finds herself locked in the Red Room. I will be looking closely at the relevance of this passage to the structure of the novel overall, paying close attention to the narrative devices used.The novel is a fictional autobiography comprising a first-person narrative, which allows the reader to see events