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Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is an extension of the Microsoft Visual Studio architecture that allows it to encompass development teams, with ...

port interface card (PIC)

Definition | SearchNetworking

A port interface card (PIC) is a computer circuit board that provides multiple, diverse interfaces for connections to external networks. In effect, a...

private automatic branch exchange (PABX)

Definition | SearchNetworking

A private automatic branch exchange (PABX) is an automatic telephone switching system within a private enterprise.

pervasive computing (ubiquitous computing)

Definition | IoT Agenda

Pervasive computing (ubiquitous computing) is the growing trend of embedding computational capability into everyday objects to enable them to ...

router

Definition | SearchNetworking

In packet-switched networks such as the Internet, a router is a device or, in some cases, software in a computer, that determines the next network ...

spatial division multiple access (SDMA)

Definition | SearchNetworking

Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).

splitter

Definition | SearchNetworking

In telephony, a splitter, sometimes called a "plain old telephone service splitter," is a device that divides a telephone signal into two or more ...

soliton

Definition | SearchNetworking

A soliton is a special form of light pulse that can be transmitted over a fiber optic channel.

routing switch

Definition | SearchNetworking

In a network, a 'routing switch' is a device that combines the functions of a switch, which forwards data by looking at a physical device address, ...

smart meter

Definition | IoT Agenda

A smart meter is an Internet-capable device that measures energy, water or natural gas consumption of a building or home.

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SearchCompliance

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

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

SearchSecurity

  • certificate authority (CA)

    A certificate authority (CA) is a trusted entity that issues digital certificates, which are data files used to cryptographically...

  • hacktivism

    Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose.

  • advanced persistent threat (APT)

    An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a prolonged and targeted cyberattack in which an intruder gains access to a network and ...

SearchHealthIT

  • Cerner Corp.

    Cerner Corp. is a public company in North Kansas City, Mo., that provides various health information technologies, ranging from ...

  • clinical decision support system (CDSS)

    A clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an application that analyzes data to help healthcare providers make decisions and ...

  • Health IT (health information technology)

    Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

  • ransomware recovery

    Ransomware recovery is the process of resuming options following a cyberattack that demands payment in exchange for unlocking ...

SearchStorage

  • SSD (solid-state drive)

    An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.

  • file system

    In a computer, a file system -- sometimes written filesystem -- is the way in which files are named and where they are placed ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

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