IT Career JumpStart: An Introduction to PC Hardware, Software, and Networking by Joey Alpern, Randy Muller, Alpern J. Naomi, Naomi J. Alpern |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
IT Career JumpStart: An Introduction to PC Hardware, Software, and Networking

IT Career JumpStart: An Introduction to PC Hardware, Software, and Networking

by Joey Alpern, Randy Muller, Alpern J. Naomi, Naomi J. Alpern
     
 

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A practical approach for anyone looking to enter the IT workforce

Before candidates can begin to prepare for any kind of certification, they need a basic understanding of the various hardware and software components used in a computer network. Aimed at aspiring IT professionals, this invaluable book strips down a network to its bare basics, and discusses

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A practical approach for anyone looking to enter the IT workforce

Before candidates can begin to prepare for any kind of certification, they need a basic understanding of the various hardware and software components used in a computer network. Aimed at aspiring IT professionals, this invaluable book strips down a network to its bare basics, and discusses this complex topic in a clear and concise manner so that IT beginners can confidently gain an understanding of fundamental IT concepts. In addition, a base knowledge has been established so that more advanced topics and technologies can be learned over time.

  • Includes a discussion of the key computer components, such as the processor and memory
  • Covers the basics of data storage as well as the input/output process
  • Zeroes in on basic hardware configuration including how to install hardware and software drivers
  • Introduces various computer operating systems, including the Windows OS family, Linux, and Mac.
  • Looks at basic networking concepts and design

IT Career JumpStart is an ideal starting point for anyone looking for a career in IT but doesn't know where to start.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118206157
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/17/2012
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,104,914
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Naomi J. Alpern, A+, Network+ MCSE, MCT, currently works for Microsoft Consulting Services as a Senior Consultant specializing in Unified Communications and IT architecture and planning.

Joey Alpern currently works as an independent consultant specializing in web development and database component integration.

Randy Muller, MCT, MCSE, MCITP, is an independent trainer and author specializing in Unified Communications, Office 365, and IT security.

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