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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 | SearchDisasterRecovery

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.

cloud orchestration (cloud orchestrator)

Definition | SearchITOperations

Cloud orchestration is the use of programming technology to manage the interconnections and interactions among workloads on public and private cloud ...

Rackspace Cloud

Definition | SearchStorage

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 | SearchCloudComputing

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 | SearchStorage

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

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SearchCompliance

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • 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.

SearchSecurity

  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

SearchHealthIT

  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • 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 ...

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SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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