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The Microsoft Windows Recovery Environment, or Windows RE, is a simplified, scaled-back version of the Windows operating system that is used to boot the system when Windows 8.x, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 can't.
Apache OpenOffice is an open-source office productivity suite used to create and edit documents (Writer), presentations (Impress), spreadsheets (Calc), graphics (Draw), mathematical formulas (Math) and databases (Base).
VMware vCloud Air is an Infrastructure as a Service offering based on VMware’s vCenter. VMware renamed its cloud computing service, which was formerly called vCloud Hybrid Service, as part of a larger rebranding strategy that coincided with VMworld 2014.
Microsoft Windows PowerShell Web Access (PWA) is a feature in Windows Server 2012 that acts as a Windows PowerShell gateway to connect to a remote computer or device in your environment, providing a PowerShell console-like screen in a browser to run cmdlets or scripts to manage a virtualization environment.
POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is a security flaw that can be exploited to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack that targets Web browser-based communication between clients and servers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0.
The Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) is a survey provided by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for cloud consumers and auditors to assess the security capabilities of a cloud provider.
The Microsoft Cloud Security Readiness Tool (CSRT) is a survey that assesses the systems, processes and productivity of an IT environment in preparation for the adoption and secure use of cloud computing services.
Critical success factors are a limited number of key variables or conditions that have a tremendous impact on how successfully and effectively an organization meets its mission or the strategic goals or objectives of a program or project.
Agile business intelligence (BI) is a fast and flexible process that uses agile software development (ASD) methodologies to enable rapid development and allow users to efficiently adapt intelligence-based strategy to business needs.