Systems Architecture

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Author : Stephen D. Burd


672 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2006, 2003, 2001

©2011 , Published


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Systems Architecture, Sixth Edition, is the most comprehensive introduction to information systems hardware and software in business. This new edition remains an indispensable tool for IS students, emphasizing a managerial, broad systems perspective for a holistic approach to systems architecture. E... more


Designed to give students majoring in information systems the appropriate level and coverage of technical topics.

Background material is presented in simple terms yet emphasizes a managerial, broad systems perspectives for a holistic approach to both hardware and software.

Business Focus and Techn... more

New to this Edition

Updated technology coverage, including multiprocessor and multicomputer architecture, virtualization, and cloud computing.

Expanded coverage of network and system security issues.

Revised end-of-chapter material covers all key technologies.