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Internet and E-business

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Nadie Horsman 1IBS2 Dhr. Roelfsema Date 28-01-2008 Task 1.1 Page 2 till 8 Task 2.1 & 2.2 Page 9 till 19 Task 3.1 Page 20 till 27 Task 4.1 Page 28 till 39 Sources Page 40 Task 1.1: Describe how the internet operates and give 8 examples of how it is used by several selected contrasting business organisations. How the internet works. The internet and the worldwide web The World Wide Web and the internet is not the same thing, and they are often confused with being the one and same. However, the internet existed long before the www (World Wide Web). The internet refers to the massive network of computers stretching all over the world. The word internet also found its origin trough this, the word comes from the two words interconnected, and network. Though we can all connect with each other trough internet, all the computers are not connected to the one and same mega computer. For each network there is one or several computers that hold the information that is needed to access all the information. This arrangement is known as the client-server architecture. Servers and clients The internet works on the basis that some computers act as 'servers'. These computers offer services for other computers that are accessing or requesting information, these are known as 'clients' The term "server" may refer to both the hardware and software (the entire computer system) or just the software that performs the service. For example, Web server may refer to the Web server software in a computer that also runs other applications, or, it may refer to a computer system dedicated only to the Web server application. For example, a large Web site could have several dedicated Web servers or one very large Web server. Internet service providers (ISPs) An internet service provider is a business that offers Internet access service for both businesses and individuals. ...read more.


* Many-to-many, known as multi-point communication, providing audio and video between more than two sites. With most multi-point systems only one site in a conference can be seen at time, with switching between sites either controlled manually or voice activated For a business to set up video conferencing, the basic hardware components are: * Camera * Microphone * Speakers * Video board * Connection to the internet. Tesco Tesco plc is a British-based international grocery and general merchandising retail sequence. It is the largest British retailer by global sales and domestic market share, and is the world's third-largest retailer, behind Wal-Mart of the United States and Carrefour of France. Tesco now controls just over 30% of the grocery market in the UK, in 2007, the supermarket chain announced over �2.55 billion in profits and a large number of package houses; there are 109 in London only. The Tesco brand first appeared in 1924. The name came about after Jack Cohen bought a shipment of tea from T.E. Stockwell. He made new labels using the first three letters of the supplier's name (TES), and the first two letters of his surname (CO), forming the word "TESCO". Tesco is originally specialising in food, it has diversified into areas such as discount clothes, consumer electronics, consumer financial services, selling and renting DVDs, compact discs and music downloads, Internet service, consumer telecoms, consumer health insurance, consumer dental plans and budget software. It is now entering into the housing market, with a self-advertising website called Tesco Property Market. Tesco Property Market provides loads of possibilities on the Internet. Grocery & Wine. Entertainment, Finance and Insurance, Insurance, environment and health are examples of what you can find. You can also make accounts on Tesco; they have club cards credit cards and baby cards which can give you discount. But this is not all you can find here, they even give advice for weight problems. ...read more.


And with the software you can see how many profit your advertising campaign produced. In the future are going to use more companies advertising by short movies. For example: maybe you have seen movies on the internet or TV about chatman. That was a marketing campaign of KPN/HI. People recognize chatman and every time they see chatman on the internet as a banner or something people think: H� that is chatman. Chatman had a honey bee costume. That costume was a bestseller at Carnival. Also the Web stores are growing in the Netherlands you can find more information in the record below. Also the websites, domains and host are growing in the last few years. The rise really started between 1998 and 2001. And on this moment the rise of internet use and websites is even bigger. Individual use of internet: As you can see in the record above is the use of internet by individuals growing really fast. So if you imagine how many people will use the internet in about ten years is unbelievable. Some People are using the internet to make money by invest money. On the next record you can see the population of invest. If you look at the record you can see that invest money becomes more popular. And if we take a look again at the record of internet marketing we can see that advertising campaigns about invest money, are enormous popular on the internet. And investing money becomes still more popular. In the next table you can see how many people in Europe are using the internet. The internet percentage of internet users will grow very rapidly. In my opinion is it smart if even older people do a internet or computer course. Because in a few years almost everything will go on the internet. My sources http://www.answers.com/topic/wireless-ad-hoc-network http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_network http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_network http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VoIP http://www.answers.com/wi-fi?cat=biz-fin http://www.answers.com/topic/internet-12 http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/resources/tutorial/theory/works.html http://www.answers.com/topic/internet-technology?cat=technology http://www.internetpolicy.net/how/ http://www.explainthatstuff.com/internet.html http://www.answers.com/topic/http http://www.w3.org http://www.answers.com/W3C?cat=technology http://www.answers.com/topic/computer-network-2 http://www.answers.com/topic/intranet?cat=biz-fin http://www.answers.com/topic/extranet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smartphone http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/resources/tutorial/conceptual/uses.html http://www.scientis.com/Security/Malware_Viruses.html BTEC national business book 1 || 2nd edition ?? ?? ?? ?? 40 Nadie Horsman 1IBS2 Unit 29: Introduction to the Internet and e-business ...read more.

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