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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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  • 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 ...

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  • SSD TRIM

    SSD TRIM is an Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA) command that enables an operating system to inform a NAND flash solid-state ...

  • cloud storage service

    A cloud storage service is a business that maintains and manages its customers' data and makes that data accessible over a ...

  • cloud hosting

    Cloud hosting is the process of outsourcing an organization's computing and storage resources to a service provider that offers ...

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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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