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data center evaporative cooling (swamp cooling)

Definition | SearchDataCenter

Evaporative cooling, also known as swamp cooling, is a strategy for cooling air that takes advantage of the drop in temperature that occurs when ...

Packet Order Correction (POC)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Packet Order Correction (POC) is a technique for dealing with out-of-order packet delivery.

transparent addressing

Definition | SearchNetworking

On a wide area network (WAN), transparent addressing is a method of network addressing in which all intermediate node addresses are spoofed, so the ...

medical transcription (MT)

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Medical transcription (MT)  is the manual processing of voice reports dictated by physicians and other healthcare professionals into text format. 

electronic medical billing

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Electronic medical billing is the process by which a health care provider electronically submits a bill, or claim, to a health insurance company, or ...

bandwidth

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Definition: Learn what bandwidth is and how the term is used as a synonym for signal frequency range, data transfer rate and capacity.

WAN clustering (geoclustering, high-availability clustering or remote clustering)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

WAN clustering, also called geoclustering, high-availability clustering or remote clustering, is the use of multiple redundant computing resources ...

frame relay

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Frame relay is an affordable way to transmit switched-packet data within LANs and WANs.

virtual routing and forwarding (VRF)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) is a technology included in IP (Internet Protocol) network routers that allows multiple instances of a routing ...

WAN accelerator

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

A WAN accelerator is an appliance that improves the end user's experience on a wide area network (WAN).

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  • 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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  • 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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