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MetaFrame

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

MetaFrame is the name for a thin client/server software application from Citrix that is used to provide Microsoft's Windows Terminal Server product (...

red screen of death

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

The red screen of death is a term coined by some early testers of Longhorn (the code name for Microsoft's latest Windows operating system) who, in ...

Ctrl-Alt-Delete

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

In a personal computer with the Windows operating system, Ctrl-Alt-Delete is the combination of keyboard keys that the computer user can press at the...

fragmentation

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

In some operating system's file systems, a data file over a certain size is stored in several "chunks" or fragments rather than in a single ...

WinAMP (Windows Audio MPEG Player)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

WinAMP (Windows Audio MPEG Player) is a program from Nullsoft that allows PC users to play audio files, particularly music, in many (but not all) ...

QDOS (86-DOS)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

QDOS was the forerunner of DOS (Disk Operating System), the first widely-used personal computer operating system.

MTS (Microsoft Transaction Server)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

This definition is generally duplicated under Viper.

Y2K (year 2000)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Y2K is an abbreviation for "year 2000." As that year approached, many feared that computer programs storing year values as two-digit figures (such as...

brick server

Definition | SearchDataCenter

A brick server is a compact computer server module without a chassis that can come in various processor, RAM, I/O, and storage configurations and is ...

Expression Graphic Designer

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

Expression Graphic Designer is Microsoft's new software tool for creating the images that appear in an application's user interface, or UI. The ...

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SearchCompliance

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

SearchSecurity

  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

SearchHealthIT

  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

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

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SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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