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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

  • 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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