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virtualization

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

Virtualization is the creation of a virtual version of something, with the goal of centralizing administrative tasks while improving scalability and ...

virtual

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

In computing, virtual is a digitally replicated version of something real. The replication, which is created with software, may not be an exact copy ...

app virtualization (application virtualization)

Definition | SearchVirtualDesktop

App virtualization (application virtualization) is the separation of an installation of an application from the client computer that is accessing it.

virtual firewall

Definition | SearchCloudSecurity

A virtual firewall is a software appliance that controls communication between virtual machines (VMs) in a virtual environment.

hardware virtualization

Definition | SearchVMware

Hardware virtualization is the abstraction of computing resources from the software that uses those resources. Today, hardware virtualization is ...

virtual classroom

Definition | WhatIs.com

A virtual classroom is an online learning environment.

Virtual to virtual (V2V)

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

Virtual to virtual (V2V) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a virtual machine or ...

virtual switch

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

A virtual switch is a software program that allows one virtual machine (VM) to communicate with another.

virtualization administrator

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

A virtualization administrator is an employee whose responsibilities include virtual environment set up and maintenance, in addition to traditional ...

mobile virtualization

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Mobile virtualization is an approach to mobile device management in which two virtual platforms are installed on a single wireless device. 

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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

  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

    Cyberwarfare is computer- or network-based conflict involving politically motivated attacks by a nation-state on another ...

  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

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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

  • OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)

    OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) is open source software designed to create and manage a service that provides persistent data ...

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid flash array

    A hybrid flash array is a solid-state storage system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • 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 ...

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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