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  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    anchor text

    Anchor text is the clickable words and characters in a hyperlink. It is often displayed on a web page by a browser as blue and underlined characters to make it stand out from the rest of the text.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    content generation software

    Content generation software is a type of computer program that produces content for publication.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    link farm

    A link farm is a website (or a group of websites) created only for the purpose of increasing the link popularity of another site by increasing the number of incoming links.  Continue Reading

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    solid-state lighting (SSL)

    Solid-state lighting (SSL) is a technology in which light-emitting diodes (LEDs) replace conventional incandescent and fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes.  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2012 23 Feb'12

    cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaics

    Cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaics is a technology that uses the compound cadmium telluride (CdTe) as the semiconductor material in photovoltaic (PV) cells that convert sunlight into DC (direct current) electricity.  Continue Reading

  • February 22, 2012 22 Feb'12

    directional antenna

    A directional antenna is a radio-frequency (RF) wireless antenna designed to function more effectively in some directions than in others. The purpose of that directionality is improving transmission and reception of communications and reducing ...  Continue Reading

  • February 17, 2012 17 Feb'12

    holographic telepresence

    Holographic telepresence is an evolving technology for full-motion, three-dimensional (3D) video conferencing.  Continue Reading

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    logic simulator

    A logic simulator is a computer program that allows designers and experimenters to conduct virtual tests of complex digital systems before working with any hardware.  Continue Reading

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    business process discovery

    Business process discovery, also called process discovery, is a collection of tools and techniques used to define, map and analyze an organization�s existing business processes.  Continue Reading

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    business process modeling

    Business process modeling, often called process modeling, is the analytical representation or illustration of an organization's business processes.  Continue Reading

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    social media cheat sheet

    This social media infograph lists the main social media platforms and pros and cons of each. It explains how to get started with each one and provides an introduction to the essential lingo.  Continue Reading

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    case

    A case is a particular instance of something. In a business context, a case is a collection of information about a particular instance of something, such as a person, company, incident or problem.  Continue Reading

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    dynamic case management (DCM)

    Dynamic case management (DCM) is the handling of case-based work through the use of technologies that automate and streamline aspects of each case.  Continue Reading

  • February 10, 2012 10 Feb'12

    photometric stereo

    Photometric stereo is a computer vision method of analyzing and detailing the contour and reflectivity of a surface in 3D (three-dimensional) space.  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    above the fold

    Above the fold, as it applies to Web design, is the portion of a Web page that is visible in a browser window when the page first loads.  Continue Reading

  • February 08, 2012 08 Feb'12

    ITAR and EAR compliance

    The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) are two important United States export control laws that affect the manufacturing, sales and distribution of technology.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2012 07 Feb'12

    social BPM (business process management)

    Social business process management (BPM) is an approach to improving business processes that seeks to break down silos by encouraging a more collaborative, transparent approach to process improvement.  Continue Reading

  • February 06, 2012 06 Feb'12

    dynamic BPM (business process management)

    Dynamic business process management (BPM) is an approach designed to allow business processes to adjust quickly to changing business needs.  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    XCCDF (Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format)

    XCCDF (Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format) is a specification language for writing security checklists, benchmarks and related types of documents.  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    Project Chainsaw

    Project Chainsaw is the code name for Nortel's enterprise virtual collaboration product, web.  Continue Reading

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  • PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board)

    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a Congressionally-established nonprofit that assesses audits of public ...

  • cyborg anthropologist

    A cyborg anthropologist is an individual who studies the interaction between humans and technology, observing how technology can ...

  • RegTech

    RegTech, or regulatory technology, is a term used to describe technology that is used to help streamline the process of ...

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  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

    The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a symmetric block cipher used by the U.S. government to protect classified ...

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

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    Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to ...

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  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

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    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

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  • CIFS (Common Internet File System)

    CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an ...

  • GlusterFS (Gluster File System)

    GlusterFS (Gluster File System) is an open source distributed file system that can scale out in building-block fashion to store ...

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    Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an OS that allows a computer to compensate for physical memory shortages by ...

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  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so ...

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  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

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    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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