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Data Center

Definitions about data centers including hardware, virtualization and cloud computing.

Cloud computing

Terms related to cloud computing, including definitions about on-demand, distributed computing and words and phrases about software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service and storage-as-a-service.

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Converged infrastructure

This glossary contains definitions related to converged infrastructure and the integrated systems market.

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Data centers

Terms related to data centers, including definitions about network operations centers (NOCs) and words and phrases about the storage, management and the transmission of data.

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Terms related to computer hardware, including definitions about cables, connectors and power supply units and words and phrases about computing peripheral devices including the keyboard, mouse, audio speakers, and printers.

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  • laser - A laser is a coherent and focused beam of photons; coherent, in this context, means that it is al...
  • hardware virtualization - Hardware virtualization is the abstraction of computing resources from the software that uses tho...
  • robotics - Robotics is a branch of engineering that involves the conception, design, manufacture, and operat...
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Storage hardware

Terms related to storage hardware, including definitions about solid state drives and words and phrases about hard disk drives, tape drives, disk arrays and tiered storage.

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Terms related to virtualization, including definitions about virtualization technologies and words and phrases about server virtualization, desktop virtualization and storage virtualization.

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