Ogg Theora is an open-source video codec being developed by the Xiph.org Foundation. (See also: Ogg Vorbis)
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- The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) is a free online school with courses that cover Microsoft-related topics and specific Microsoft products. (SearchWindowsServer.com)
- The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that provides free video tutorials and interactive exercises. (WhatIs.com)
- M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 URL) is a metafile format used to save multimedia playlists. (WhatIs.com)
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FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of security specifications for strong authentication. Unlike password databases, FIDO stores authentication data ...
A colocation (colo) is a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Typically, a colo provides the building, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security while the customer provides servers and storage.
Middleware is a general term for software that connects separate, often complex, applications together.
UDP (User Datagram Protocol) offers unreliable transmission of datagrams over a network that uses the Internet Protocol (IP).
A virtual local area network (virtual LAN) lets network nodes that are geographically dispersed communicate as if they physically resided on the same network.
CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) is a way to allocate Internet addresses more flexibly than the original system of Internet Protocol (IP) address classes allowed.
In analog and digital communications, signal-to-noise ratio, often written S/N or SNR, is a measure of signal strength relative to background noise. The ratio is usually measured in decibels (dB).
Software-defined networking (SDN) is an umbrella term encompassing several kinds of network technology designed to make a network agile and flexible like the virtualized server and storage infrastructure of the modern data center.
Software-defined storage (SDS) is an approach to data storage in which the programming that controls storage-related tasks is decoupled from the physical storage hardware. Software-defined storage is part of a larger industry trend that includes software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC).
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is an initiative to virtualize network functions previously carried out by dedicated hardware.
A transportation management system (TMS) is a subset of supply chain management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. TMS systems facilitate interactions between an order management system (OMS) and the warehouse or distribution center (DC).
IIoT harnesses the sensor data, machine-to-machine communication and automation technologies that have existed in industrial settings for years.
Item-level RFID involves individual unit tagging, as opposed to tagging cartons or pallets of items.
The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) is a clinical cataloging system that replaces its predecessor, ICD-9. Following a series of delays, U.S. healthcare regulators will require ICD-10 compliance on Oct. 1, 2015.
A computer assisted coding system (CACS) is medical software that reviews healthcare forms, including electronic health records, and assigns appropriate medical codes to its findings.
Health information technology (health IT) is a segment of the healthcare industry that involves the implementation and maintenance of electronic data and records systems.
Like other MDM suites, AirWatch serves the administrative area dealing with deploying, securing, monitoring, integrating and managing mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, in the workplace.
Mobile workforce management (MWM) is a category of software and related services used to manage employees working outside the company premises; the term is often used in reference to field teams.
Managed mobility services (MMS) is the procurement, deployment and management of mobile devices and apps, PC software and services connecting out-of-office workers to the enterprise environment.
Shingled magnetic recording (SMR) is a technique for writing data to disk drives in partially overlapping tracks to boost areal density and overall capacity.
Hardware RAID is a form of RAID where processing is done externally.
Software RAID is a form of RAID (redundant array of independent disks) performed on the internal server.
A runlevel is a Linux operating state that determines which programs can execute when the operating system restarts.
The OpenPower Foundation is an organization in which IBM shares its Power microprocessor technology with licensed members.
A unified computing system (UCS) is a data center architecture that integrates computing, networking and storage resources and is managed through a single software application.