integrated with the new technology. This is still

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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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What is a Legacy System?

A Legacy System is an old technology which is
integrated with the new technology. This is still
used, as it meets the users needs.






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What are the possible components of a Legacy System?



System Hardware:

The physical, touchable, material parts of a
computer or other system. Example Mainframe, personal computers



systems software

:

Includes the operating system and all the
utilities that enable the computer to function. Example Windows
95/98


Application software

:

Includes programs that do real work for
users. For Example, word processors, spreadsheets.


Bespoke software:
A specific programme that is designed for a
particular company, that is edited throughout it’s existence



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Describe how an organisation uses a Legacy System?


ASDA
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Uses a mainframe computer that stores all the stocks and
prices which is used in their data bases, their mainframe might be old
and it still is running efficiently for their business.