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

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

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Overview

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: 368
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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