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  • open-source - In general, open source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit.
  • OpenAI - OpenAI is a non-profit research company that aims to develop and direct artificial intelligence (AI) in ways that benefit humanity as a whole.
  • OpenAPI Specification - The OpenAPI (OAI) Specification defines a standard, programming language-agnostic interface description for RESTful APIs.
  • OpenAppID - OpenAppID is an application-layer network security plugin for the open source intrusion detection system Snort.
  • OpenBSD - OpenBSD is a free open source operating system based upon the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) for UNIX.
  • OpenConfig - OpenConfig is a working group and network communication model that attempts to unify standards in networking management interfaces across vendors.
  • OpenCourseWare - OpenCourseWare (OCW) is an educational initiative developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to make the core teaching materials for all MIT graduate and undergraduate classes available at no cost to Internet users around the world.
  • OpenEMR - OpenEMR is free, open source software for the health care industry.
  • OpenFlow - OpenFlow is a protocol that allows a server to tell network switches where to send packets.
  • OpenFlow Consortium - The OpenFlow Consortium was a collaborative group of university researchers and network administrators that developed the original specification for the OpenFlow protocol.
  • OpenFlow controller - An OpenFlow controller is an application that manages flow control in a software-defined networking (SDN) environment.
  • OpenFlow switch - An OpenFlow switch is a software program or hardware device that forwards packets in a software-defined networking (SDN) environment.
  • OpenGL - OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is the computer industry's standard application program interface (API) for defining 2-D and 3-D graphic images.
  • OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) - OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is the computer industry's standard application program interface (API) for defining 2-D and 3-D graphic images.
  • OpenID (OpenID Connect) - OpenID is an open specification for authentication and single sign-on.
  • OpenJDK - OpenJDK is a free, open-source version of the Java Development Kit for the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).
  • OpenNebula - OpenNebula is an open source management tool that helps virtualized data centers enable private clouds, public clouds and hybrid clouds.
  • OpenNMS - OpenNMS (Open Network Management System) is the first enterprise-grade network management platform developed under the open source model.
  • OpenNMS (Open Network Management System) - OpenNMS (Open Network Management System) is the first enterprise-grade network management platform developed under the open source model.
  • OpenPGP - OpenPGP is an open and free version of the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) standard that defines encryption formats to enable private messaging abilities for email and other message encryption.
  • OpenPower Foundation - The OpenPower Foundation is an organization in which IBM shares its Power microprocessor technology with licensed members.
  • OpenSSL - OpenSSL is a general purpose cryptography library that provides an open source implementation of the SSL and TLS protocols.
  • OpenStack - OpenStack is a collection of open source software modules that provides a framework to create and manage both public cloud and private cloud infrastructure.
  • OpenStack Foundation - The OpenStack Foundation manages and oversees the development of the OpenStack open source cloud platform.
  • OpenStack Horizon - OpenStack Horizon is a web-based graphical interface that cloud administrators and users can access to manage OpenStack compute, storage and networking services.
  • OpenStack Innovation Center - The OpenStack Innovation Center is a research and development facility dedicated to the open source cloud platform OpenStack.
  • OpenStack Neutron (formerly called Quantum) - OpenStack Neutron is a cloud networking controller and a networking-as-a-service project within the OpenStack cloud computing initiative.
  • OpenStack Swift - OpenStack Swift, also known as OpenStack Object Storage, is an open source object storage system that is licensed under the Apache 2.
  • OpenText ECM Suite - OpenText Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Suite is a bundled group of content management software made by Open Text Corporation, whose programs include document management, record management, email management and web content management.
  • OpenType - OpenType is a file format for scalable (outline) font files that extends the existing TrueType font file format used by Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems.
  • OpenView - HP OpenView is a suite of business computer management or "e-services" programs from Hewlett-Packard (HP), which states that the suite is "among the world's 20 largest software businesses.
  • OpenVMS - OpenVMS is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in both its VAX and Alpha computers.
  • OpenVPN - OpenVPN is an open source virtual private network (VPN) product that offers simplified security, a modular network design and cross-platform portability.
  • OpenVPN (open source virtual private network) - OpenVPN is an open source virtual private network (VPN) product that offers simplified security, a modular network design and cross-platform portability.
  • OpenVZ - Virtuozzo is a software application for enterprise server virtualization that allows an administrator to create virtual environments on a host computer at the operating system (OS) layer.
  • OpenZFS - OpenZFS is an open-source file system and logical volume manager for highly scalable storage with built-in features such as replication, deduplication, compression, snapshots, and data protection.
  • Opera - Opera is a Web browser that provides some advantages over the two most popular browsers from Netscape and Microsoft.
  • operand - In computers, an operand is the part of a computer instruction that specifies data that is to be operating on or manipulated and, by extension, the data itself.
  • operating model - An operating model is a visual representation of how an organization delivers value to its internal and external customers.
  • operating system - An operating system (sometimes abbreviated as "OS") is the program that, after being initially loaded into the computer by a boot program, manages all the other programs in a computer.
  • operating system (OS) - An operating system (OS) is the program that, after being initially loaded into the computer by a boot program, manages all of the other application programs in a computer.
  • operating system clustering - Hardware clustering (sometimes called operating system clustering) is a hardware-based method of turning multiple servers into a cluster (a group of servers that acts like a single system).
  • operating system commanding - OS commanding is a method of attacking a Web server by remotely gaining access to the operating system (OS) and then executing system commands through a browser.
  • operation - An operation, in mathematics and computer science, is an action that is carried out to accomplish a given task.
  • Operation Phish Phry - Operation Phish Phry is a cybercrime investigation carried out by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Los Angeles Electronic Crimes Task Force and Egyptian authorities.
  • operational costs - Definition - In information technology, operational costs document the price of running of IT services on a day-to-day basis.
  • operational data store - An operational data store (ODS) is a type of database that's often used as an interim logical area for a data warehouse.
  • operational data store (ODS) - An operational data store (ODS) is a type of database that's often used as an interim logical area for a data warehouse.
  • operational efficiency - Operational efficiency is the ability of an organization to reduce waste in time, effort and materials as much as possible, while still producing a high-quality service or product.
  • operational excellence - Operational excellence is a methodology of striving for efficacy throughout an organization’s processes.
  • operational expenditure - An operational expenditure (Opex) is the money a company spends on an ongoing, day-to-day basis in order to run a business or system.
  • operational intelligence (OI) - Operational intelligence (OI) is an approach to data analysis that enables decisions and actions in business operations to be based on real-time data as it's generated or collected by companies.
  • operational level agreement - An operational level agreement (OLA) is a contract that defines how various IT groups within a company plan to deliver a service or set of services.
  • operational level agreement (OLA) - An operational level agreement (OLA) is a contract that defines how various IT groups within a company plan to deliver a service or set of services.
  • operational performance management - Operational performance management (OPM) is the alignment of all business units within an organization to ensure that they are working together to achieve core business goals.
  • operational performance management (OPM) - Operational performance management (OPM) is the alignment of all business units within an organization to ensure that they are working together to achieve core business goals.
  • operational risk - Operational risk is the prospect of loss resulting from inadequate or failed procedures, systems or policies.
  • operational support system (OSS) - An operational support system (OSS) is a set of programs that help a communications service provider monitor, control, analyze and manage a telephone or computer network.
  • operational technology (OT) - Operational technology (OT) is a category of hardware and software that monitors and controls how physical devices perform.
  • operations administration and management - OA&M (operations, administration, and management) is a general term used to describe the costs, tasks involved, or other aspects of operating, administering, and managing something such as a computer network.
  • operations research - Operations research (OR) is an analytical method of problem-solving and decision-making that is useful in the management of organizations.
  • operations research (OR) - Operations research (OR) is an analytical method of problem-solving and decision-making that is useful in the management of organizations.
  • operator - In mathematics, an operator is a character that represents an action, as for example x is an arithmetic operator that represents multiplication.
  • OPEX - An operational expenditure (Opex) is the money a company spends on an ongoing, day-to-day basis in order to run a business or system.
  • Opex (operational expenditure) - An operational expenditure (Opex) is the money a company spends on an ongoing, day-to-day basis in order to run a business or system.
  • OpLock (opportunistic lock) - OpLocks are made to enable simultaneous file access by multiple users while also improving performance for synchronized caches.
  • OPM - Operational performance management (OPM) is the alignment of all business units within an organization to ensure that they are working together to achieve core business goals.
  • OPML - Outline Processor Markup Language (OPML) is an XML file format used for creating outlines.
  • OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) - Outline Processor Markup Language (OPML) is an XML file format used for creating outlines.
  • opportunity cost - Opportunity costs are benefits that aren't realized because an alternative option is chosen.
  • opposition research (oppo) - Opposition research, also known as oppo research and sometimes just oppo, is the process of seeking out information to use against an adversary such as a political opponent or business competitor.
  • OPSEC (operational security) - OPSEC (operational security) is an analytical process that identifies assets such as sensitive corporate information or trade secrets, and determines the controls required to protect these assets.
  • Opt-In Email - Opt-in email is a Web marketing term for email that recipients have previously requested by signing up at a Web site or special ad banner.
  • opt-out - Opt-out communications are messages sent for marketing, promotion or fundraising that include an option for the recipient to be removed from any future messages.
  • optical amplifier - An erbium amplifier, also called optical amplifier or an erbium-doped fiber amplifier or EDFA, is an optical or IR repeater that amplifies a modulated laser beam directly, without opto-electronic and electro-optical conversion.
  • Optical Carrier levels - The Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) includes a set of signal rate multiples for transmitting digital signals on optical fiber.
  • Optical Carrier levels (OCx) - The Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) includes a set of signal rate multiples for transmitting digital signals on optical fiber.
  • optical character recognition - OCR (optical character recognition) is the recognition of printed or written text characters by a computer.
  • optical computer - An optical computer (also called a photonic computer) is a device that uses the photons in visible light or infrared (IR) beams,rather than electric current, to perform digital computations.
  • optical computer (photonic computer) - An optical computer (also called a photonic computer) is a device that uses the photons in visible light or infrared (IR) beams,rather than electric current, to perform digital computations.
  • optical coupler - An optoisolator (also optical coupler or optocoupler) is a component that uses light to transfer electrical signals between circuits to keep them electrically isolated from each other, preventing surges.
  • optical disc - An optical disc is an electronic data storage medium that can be written to and read from using a low-powered laser beam.
  • optical disk - An optical disc is an electronic data storage medium that can be written to and read from using a low-powered laser beam.
  • optical line terminal (OLT) - An optical line terminal (OLT) is a device that is located at the service provider's central office and is the endpoint of a passive optical network (PON).
  • optical media - Optical media - such as the compact disk (CD) - are storage media that hold content in digital form and that are written and read by a laser; these media include all the various CD and DVD variations, as well as optical jukeboxes and autochangers.
  • optical mouse - An optical mouse is an advanced computer pointing device that uses a light-emitting diode (LED), an optical sensor, and digital signal processing (DSP) in place of the traditional mouse ball and electromechanical transducer.
  • optical network - An optical (photonic) network transmits information as optical rather than electronic signals: It uses light, not electrical currents, to convey data.
  • optical network (photonic network) - An optical (photonic) network transmits information as optical rather than electronic signals: It uses light, not electrical currents, to convey data.
  • optical storage - Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser.
  • optical transceiver chip - An optical transceiver chip is an integrated circuit (IC) that transmits and receives data using optical fiber rather than electrical wire.
  • optical wireless - Optical wireless refers to the conbined use of two technologies - conventional radio-frequency (RF) wireless and optical fiber - for telecommunication.
  • Optivity Telephony Manager - Optivity Telephony Manager (OTM) is an application that provides single-point analysis, configuration, and management of telephony networks using a Web browser or graphical user interface (GUI).
  • Optivity Telephony Manager (OTM) - Optivity Telephony Manager (OTM) is an application that provides single-point analysis, configuration, and management of telephony networks using a Web browser or graphical user interface (GUI).
  • optocoupler - An optoisolator (also optical coupler or optocoupler) is a component that uses light to transfer electrical signals between circuits to keep them electrically isolated from each other, preventing surges.
  • optoelectronics - Optoelectronics is a branch of electronics that overlaps with physics.
  • optoisolator - An optoisolator (also optical coupler or optocoupler) is a component that uses light to transfer electrical signals between circuits to keep them electrically isolated from each other, preventing surges.
  • optoisolator (optical coupler or optocoupler) - An optoisolator (also optical coupler or optocoupler) is a component that uses light to transfer electrical signals between circuits to keep them electrically isolated from each other, preventing surges.
  • OQPSK - Staggered quadrature phase-shift keying (SQPSK), also known as offset quadrature phase-shift keying (OQPSK), is a method of phase-shift keying (PSK) in which the signal carrier-wave phase transition is always 90 degrees or 1/4 cycle at a time.
  • OR - A logic gate is an elementary building block of a digital circuit.
  • OR - Operations research (OR) is an analytical method of problem-solving and decision-making that is useful in the management of organizations.

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