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data compression

Definition | searchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

capacity optimization (CO)

Definition | SearchStorage

Capacity optimization (CO) is a technique for getting more data on a storage medium by analyzing the data for unique repetitive patterns that can be...

LTO-7 (Linear Tape-Open 7)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-7 is a tape format from the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Consortium released in late 2015.

DLT (digital linear tape)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Before the popular Linear Tape-Open Consortium came into existence, Quantum had its proprietary digital linear tape (DLT) format. Learn more about ...

G.722

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

G.722 is a standard for high-quality digital voice communications that is expected to lead to increased use in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).....

G.729

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

G.729 is a standard for Internet Protocol (IP) private branch exchange (PBX) vendors, as well as for the public switched telephone network (PSTN)... ...

short message

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A short message is a brief text message sent to or from a mobile phone subscriber through the Short Message Service (SMS).

entropy

Definition | WhatIs.com

Entropy describes a process in which order deteriorates with the passage of time.

columnstore index

Definition | SearchSQLServer

A columnstore index is a type of index used to store, manage and retrieve data stored in a columnar format in a database.

Super Audio CD (SACD)

Definition | SearchStorage

Super Audio Compact Disk (SACD) is a high-resolution audio CD format.

unzipping

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Unzipping is the act of extracting the files from a zipped single file or similar file archive.

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  • 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

  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • vulnerability disclosure

    Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of publishing information about a computer security problem, and a type of policy that ...

  • incident response

    Incident response is an organized approach to addressing and managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack, also ...

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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 ...

SearchStorage

  • flash memory

    Flash memory, also known as flash storage, is a type of nonvolatile memory that erases data in units called blocks.

  • NAND flash memory

    NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of nonvolatile storage technologies.

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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