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  • April 28, 2017 28 Apr'17

    frictionless commerce

    Frictionless commerce is a method of using data from devices, apps and websites to integrate buying opportunities as simply and seamlessly as possible into consumers’ everyday activities and natural environments.  Continue Reading

  • April 28, 2017 28 Apr'17

    flipping the classroom

    Flipping the classroom is a teaching method that uses active learning techniques to engage students rather than traditional lectures alone.  Continue Reading

  • April 28, 2017 28 Apr'17

    single source of truth (SSOT)

    Single source of truth (SSOT) is a concept that an organization can apply as part of its information architecture to ensure that everyone in the organization uses the same data when making business decisions. The aim of adopting a SSOT is to provide...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2017 20 Apr'17

    IoT gateway

    An internet of things (IoT) gateway is a device which serves as the connection point between IoT devices and the cloud.  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2017 20 Apr'17

    rolling code

    Rolling code, also known as hopping code, is an encryption technique commonly used to provide a fresh code for each use of a passive keyless entry (PKE) system.  Continue Reading

  • April 19, 2017 19 Apr'17

    owned

    Owned, in common slang, means decisively defeated, with the implication of domination and possession. The term is often used to describe the results of competition in sports and business.  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2017 18 Apr'17

    passenger name record (PNR)

    A passenger name record (PNR) is a collection of data pertaining to an individual air traveler or a group of individuals travelling together. Airlines use PNRs for management of customer data, security and customer valuation and may share that data ...  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2017 17 Apr'17

    chief integration officer (CIO)

    A chief integration officer (CIO) is a corporate executive in charge of ensuring the coordination of all interacting systems within the enterprise and its extended environments.  Continue Reading

  • April 15, 2017 15 Apr'17

    zero rating

    Zero rating is the practice of not charging customers for data use on specific websites and services by Internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile service providers (MSPs).  Continue Reading

  • April 15, 2017 15 Apr'17

    digital rights

    Digital rights are the rights of individuals as it pertains to computer access and the ability to use, create and publish digital media.  Continue Reading

  • April 15, 2017 15 Apr'17

    search neutrality

    Search neutrality is the direct conducting of transparent search processes that do not discriminate between users or favor specific sites.  Continue Reading

  • April 15, 2017 15 Apr'17

    data discrimination (data censorship)

    Data discrimination, also called discrimination by algorithm, is bias that occurs when predefined data types or data sources are intentionally or unintentionally treated differently than others.  Continue Reading

  • April 13, 2017 13 Apr'17

    human attack surface

    Human attack surface is the totality of all security vulnerabilities within a given system or network that are created through human activities.  Continue Reading

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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.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

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

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  • data migration

    Data migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems.

  • compact disc (CD)

    A compact disc is a portable storage medium that can be used for recording, storing and playing back audio, video and other data ...

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or ...

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  • SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID)

    SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID) is a methodology commonly used to protect data by distributing redundant data blocks across ...

  • 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.

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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...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

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

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

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