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ADP System
  • The central computer facility and any remote processors, terminals, or other input/output/storage devices connected to it by communications links. Generally, all of the components of an ADP system will be under the authority of one SOIC or his designee. (DCID 1/16-1, Sup. ;)
  • An assembly of computer hardware, firmware, telecommunications, interconnections with other ADP equipment (e. g. , networks), and the entire collection of software that is executed on that hardware. Included in this definition are word processors, microprocessors, personal computers, controllers, automated office support systems (AOSS), or other stand-alone or special computer systems. (DOE 5636. 2A;)