Operating Systems

An operating system (OS) is , and , that runs on , manages resources, and provides common services for execution of various . The operating system is the most important type of in a computer system. Without an operating system, a user cannot run an application program on their computer, unless the application program is self booting. For hardware functions such as input and output and , the operating system acts as an intermediary between application programs and the computer hardware,[1][2] although the application code is usually executed directly by the hardware and will frequently call the OS or be interrupted by it. Operating systems are found on almost any device that contains a computer—from and to and .

At the most basic level, an OS is installed on a computer to control how it manages all applications, attached hardware devices such as monitors, printers, speakers, DVD drives, and USB devices. In addition, the OS will control how the computer communicates with other IT devices in your corporate IT environment and how it interfaces with the internet. In a corporate IT environment, there are typically two types of operating system platforms that matter: server and desktop.

Server Operation System :

Server Operation System are designed to manage, store, and distribute information throughout your company’s IT environment. All Covered can help you choose the best operating systems for your email servers, backup servers, file servers, etc. With the experience of countless server installs and OS upgrades, All Covered has the knowledge your business needs access to when choosing the best OS to meet your corporate server OS needs. While your IT environment will have multiple servers that do different jobs, all of the servers will have operating systems that, in addition to their core functions, will focus on the following:

Security :

Because protection of data is important, regardless of whether it is in the form of an email, document, or spreadsheet, the best operating systems will include basic security features that guard all data from unauthorized access. All Covered can guide your company in choosing an OS that meets your specific security needs. (Of course, because you have other security programs installed on you network, OS security should be considered a bonus feature.)

Application Delivery :

Regardless of a server’s specific tasks (distribute email, provide networking services, create critical data backups, etc.), it will need a way to distribute applications to desktop computers and other servers. All Covered can help you identify your application delivery needs and help you choose the best OS to meet those needs.

• Centralized Management

Use the powerfull of the server Applications to centralize and manage all your shared resources icludes you users permission and policy, security and Firewall rules, Backups ...

Desktop Operation System:

Desktop Operation System are designed for end-users and focus on ease of navigation and use of applications. Most have knowledge and experience with the variety of the different types of desktop operating systems available and can help your business select the best desktop OS to meet its needs. With the experience of helping countless clients select, install, and update multiple desktop operating systems, All Covered can help your company choose the best desktop OS to meet your unique corporate needs. Typical desktop operating systems include the following features:

• Multimedia support

IT companies like All Covered understand how important it is that your business’ desktop computers are able to support applications that are graphic rich and sound intensive. The best desktop operating systems will manage a desktop computer’s resources to ensure that multimedia programs will work as intended. • Peripheral device support- Because most desktop computers will have peripheral devices such as cameras, USB drives, speakers, etc., the best desktop operating systems will easily manage these devices with minimal input to users once permissions and preferences are set. All Covered understands that different companies need their desktop computers to work with different external devices and can recommend the best desktop operating systems for your company’s unique needs. • Application management- IT consulting companies realize that desktop users will often use more than one application open at a time. All Covered has the knowledge to identify your company’s specific application usage patterns and can suggest the best operating systems for your business’ desktop computers.

• Application management

IT consulting companies realize that desktop users will often use more than one application open at a time. All Covered has the knowledge to identify your company’s specific application usage patterns and can suggest the best operating systems for your business’ desktop computers.