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cloud

Definition | SearchNetworking

In telecommunications, a cloud is the unpredictable part of any network through which data passes between two end points.

G-cloud (government cloud)

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

G-Cloud, or Government Cloud Computing, is a U.K. government program aiming for government-wide adoption of cloud computing.

federated cloud (cloud federation)

Definition | WhatIs.com

A federated cloud (also called cloud federation) is the deployment and management of multiple external and internal cloud computing services to match...

cloud uptime

Definition | SearchCloudStorage

Cloud uptime is the amount of time that cloud systems and cloud services hosted by a cloud provider are up and accessible by end users.

Rackspace Cloud

Definition | SearchCloudStorage

Cloud provider Rackspace offers several different cloud storage services including Cloud Files, Cloud Block Storage and Cloud Backup.

cloud-to-cloud migration

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

Cloud-to-cloud migration (C2C) is the movement of physical or virtual machines -- along with their associated configurations, operating systems, ...

cloud-to-cloud backup

Definition | WhatIs.com

Cloud-to-cloud backup is the practice of copying data that is stored on one cloud backup service to another cloud. Third-party cloud backup has ...

cloud spanning

Definition | SearchCloudStorage

Cloud spanning is a cloud delivery model in which an application requiring a large pool of computing resources is deployed over multiple cloud ...

cloud controller

Definition | SearchCloudStorage

A cloud controller is a device that moves data between on-premises storage and the cloud.

cloud management

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Cloud management is the exercise of administrative control over public, private and hybrid clouds.

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SearchCompliance

  • 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 ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

SearchSecurity

  • computer worm

    A computer worm is a type of malicious software program whose primary function is to infect other computers while remaining ...

  • black hat

    Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent.

  • copyright

    Copyright is a legal term describing ownership of control of the rights to the use and distribution of certain works of creative ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

SearchStorage

  • hybrid hard drive (HHD)

    A hybrid hard drive (HHD), sometimes known as a solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD), is a mass storage device that combines a ...

  • USB flash drive

    A USB flash drive -- also known as a stick, thumb or pen drive -- is a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash ...

  • open source storage

    Open source storage is data storage software developed in a public, collaborative manner that permits the free use, distribution ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

SearchCloudStorage

  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • 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 ...

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