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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

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • 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 ...

SearchSecurity

  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the...

  • cryptanalysis

    Cryptanalysis is the study of ciphertext, ciphers and cryptosystems with the aim of understanding how they work and finding and ...

  • Trojan horse (computing)

    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless, but is, in fact, malicious.

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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 ...

SearchStorage

  • cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement)

    A cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement) is an agreement between a cloud service provider and a customer that ensures a ...

  • wear leveling

    Wear leveling is a process that is designed to extend the life of solid-state storage devices.

  • storage area network (SAN)

    A storage area network (SAN) is a dedicated high-speed network or subnetwork that interconnects and presents shared pools of ...

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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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