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blockchain

blockchain

Definition | WhatIs.com

Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger that stores a permanent and tamper-proof record of transaction data. Distributed ledgers can be thought of...

altcoin

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An altcoin is any digital cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. The term is said to stand for “alternative to Bitcoin.” Some altcoins are built off the ...

metacoin platform

Definition | SearchCIO

Metacoin platform is the information technology infrastructure that enables digital currency and digital asset transactions.

smart contract

Definition | SearchCompliance

A smart contract is programming that can directly and automatically control the transfer of digital currencies or assets between parties under ...

multisig (multisignature)

Definition | SearchCIO

Multisig, also referred to as multi-signature, describes the requirement of obtaining two or more signatures to authorize or execute a transaction. ...

distributed ledger

Definition | SearchCIO

A distributed ledger is a digital system for recording the transactions of assets, in which the transactions and their details are recorded in ...

colored coin

Definition | WhatIs.com

A colored coin is a denomination of a cryptocurrency, often Bitcoin, that is repurposed by marking it with metadata. Colored coins are often called ...

programmable economy

Definition | SearchCIO

The programmable economy is a term created by research firm Gartner Inc. in 2014 to describe the revolutionary changes happening in the global ...

US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a cabinet-level agency in the executive branch of the federal government. Its mission is to...

IBM (International Business Machines)

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IBM (International Business Machines) ranks among the world's largest information technology companies, providing a wide spectrum of hardware, ...

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  • password

    A password is an unspaced sequence of characters used to determine that a computer user requesting access to a computer system is...

  • adware

    Adware is any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while a program is running.

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

SearchStorage

  • data migration

    Data migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems.

  • compact disc (CD)

    A compact disc is a portable storage medium that can be used for recording, storing and playing back audio, video and other data ...

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID)

    SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID) is a methodology commonly used to protect data by distributing redundant data blocks across ...

  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

SearchCloudStorage

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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