ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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IT infrastructure

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate, the student:
* Is familiar with the most important components of the IT infrastructure (hardware platforms, operating systems, networks)
* Knows developments in hardware platforms (mobile platforms, cloud computing, virtualization)
* Can read IT infrastructure plans (networks, IT clusters)

prerequisites and co-requisites

according to admission requirements

course contents

-Components of IT infrastructure (function, development,
* Function of computer systems
* Development
* Networks, Internet operating systems
-development of hardware platforms
* Microsystems, system on a chip
* Cloud systems
* Virtualization

recommended or required reading

Glatz E.; Betriebssysteme: Grundlagen, Konzepte, Systemprogrammierung; 2019, 4th edition, dpunkt Verlag
Hellmann R.; Rechnerarchitektur: Einführung in den Aufbau moderner Computer; 2016, 2nd edition, De Gruyter Oldenburg
Schreiner R.; Computernetzwerke: Von den Grundlagen zur Funktion und Anwendung; 2014, 5th, extended edition. Munich: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH and Co. KG
Portnoy M., Engel R.; Virtualisierung für Einsteiger; 2012, 1st edition, Wiley-VCH
Reinheimer S.; Cloud Computing: Die Infrastruktur der Digitalisierung; 2018, Springer Vieweg

assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Mag. (FH) Hans-Peter Steinbacher, MA

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable