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Operating System Considerations - Exercise

Adopt the operating system that best meets your needs

Objective: Explain the key concerns in purchasing an operating system.


This exercise is worth a total of 5 points. To receive full credit, you must give as thorough an answer as possible.
Once you havecompleted your answer in the text box below submit your answer.


You are training a young manager who has the responsibility of researching operating systems for your eBusiness solution. As he is new to this position, you want to explain to him the key concerns you have about operating systems. These concerns include:
  1. Network compatibility and scalability
  2. Administration requirements
  3. Availability of third-party products

On the day that he is to start this project, however, you will be out of the office. You therefore need to explain to him clearly why you have these concerns and how he can address them.


In the text box below, annotate this list of concerns for him. Explain why you have these concerns and how he should address them. Be a specific as possible. If you need to, refer to the table in this lesson for guidance.

Submitting your Exercise

Enter your answer into the text box below. Click the Submit button to submit your answer. You will receive one point for each consideration that you annotate, and another two for attempting to complete the exercise.