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compressed

data compression

Definition | searchStorage

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

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.

actuator

Definition | IoT Agenda

An actuator is a mechanism that turns energy into a controlled motion.

screencast

Definition | WhatIs.com

A screencast is a digital video recording that captures actions taking place on a computer desktop.

SimpliVity

Definition | SearchConvergedInfrastructure

SimpliVity Corp. is the Westborough, Massachusetts vendor of the hyper-converged storage product OmniCube.

Gorilla Glass

Definition | WhatIs.com

Gorilla Glass is a scratch-resistant and durable glass product from Corning that is used to protect the screens of tablets, smartphone and other ...

standard definition television (SDTV)

Definition | WhatIs.com

Standard definition television (SDTV) is a digital television (DTV) format that provides a picture quality similar to digital versatile disk (DVD).

LTO-3 (Linear Tape-Open 3)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-3 is a tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium first released in 2005 that has since been followed by LTO-4, LTO-5 and LTO-6.

ZFS

Definition | SearchStorage

ZFS is a local file system and logical volume manager created by Sun Microsystems to control the placement, storage and retrieval of data in ...

VoIP (voice over IP)

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

VoIP (voice over IP) is the transmission of voice and multimedia content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. VoIP historically referred to using IP...

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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

  • intrusion detection system (IDS)

    An intrusion detection system (IDS) is a system that monitors network traffic for suspicious activity and issues alerts when such...

  • 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 ...

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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