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converged infrastructure

Converged infrastructure is an approach to data center management that packages compute, networking, servers, storage and virtualization tools on a prequalified turnkey appliance.dles of hardware and software in a single chassis. See More

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all-flash array

An all-flash array is a solid state storage disk system that contains multiple flash memory drives instead of spinning hard disk drives. A flash array can transfer data to and from solid state drives (SSDs) much faster than hard disk drives.

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Three solid-state storage advantages that boost HCI performance

There are many advantages to including solid-state storage in your hyper-converged infrastructure plans, such as better performance and lower power ...

Emergencies force Safelite to break glass, add NetApp FlexPod

An auto glass supplier chooses FlexPod to consolidate and retire aging storage from several vendors. NetApp AFF supports VMware, and SolidFire arrays...

Business needs define your hyper-convergence technology choices

Base your HCI products of choice around the workloads you run, the architecture they run on and any present or future cloud plans you have for them.

How software-defined networking layers work with HCI

The network function of a hyper-converged infrastructure has been the most difficult to virtualize, but adopting an SDN approach can make it easier ...

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    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

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  • 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 ...

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  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

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    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

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    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.

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    Cyberextortion is a crime involving an attack or threat of an attack coupled with a demand for money or some other response in ...

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  • National Security Agency (NSA)

    The National Security Agency is the official U.S. cryptologic organization of the United States Intelligence Community under the ...

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    Practice Fusion Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that developed a free electronic health record (EHR) system available to ...

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    An RHIA, or registered health information administrator, is a certified professional who oversees the creation and use of patient...

  • 21st Century Cures Act

    The 21st Century Cures Act is a wide-ranging healthcare bill that funds medical research and development, medical device ...

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  • Random Access Memory (RAM)

    Random Access Memory (RAM) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

  • floating gate transistor (FGT)

    A floating gate transistor (FGT) is a complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology capable of holding an electrical ...

  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

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  • 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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