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data compression

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

program temporary fix (PTF)

Definition | SearchDomino

In IBM, a program temporary fix (PTF) is a temporary solution to a bug in an IBM software product that is made available for customers to install.

Wireless Bitmap (WBMP)

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A Wireless Bitmap (WBMP) is a graphic image format for use when sending Web content to handheld wireless devices.

speed of sound

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The speed of sound, or of acoustic traveling waves, is a physical constant for any given medium at a specific pressure and temperature.

Netzip

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Netzip is a plug-in for Web browsers that allows you to view the files within a zip file from within your browser without the need to launch an ...

Distributed File System Replication (DFSR)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) is a replication engine that organizations can use to synchronize folders for servers on network ...

Apple OS X Mavericks

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Apple OS X Mavericks is version 10.9 of the second-generation Macintosh computer operating system.

TIFF (Tag Image File Format)

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TIFF (Tag Image File Format) is a common format for exchanging raster graphics (bitmap) images between application programs, including those used for...

Nutanix Inc.

Definition | SearchConvergedInfrastructure

Nutanix is a storage vendor that produces a hyper-converged storage system Virtual Compute Platform.

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) is a set of standards that define digital broadcasting using existing satellite, cable, and terrestrial ...

tar (Tape ARchive)

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Tar (for "Tape ARchive") is a UNIX shell command that creates a single file called an "archive" from a number of specified files or extracts the ...

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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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