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  • Small Disadvantaged Business - A Small Disadvantaged Business describes any small business concern that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged.
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) - A Small Disadvantaged Business describes any small business concern that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged.
  • small form factor - Small form factor (SFF) refers to any of several physically compact connector designs that have been developed for use in fiber optic systems.
  • small form factor (SFF) - Small form factor (SFF) refers to any of several physically compact connector designs that have been developed for use in fiber optic systems.
  • small form factor pluggable - Small form-factor pluggable (SFP) is a specification for a new generation of optical modular transceivers.
  • small form-factor pluggable - Small form-factor pluggable (SFP) is a specification for a new generation of optical modular transceivers.
  • small form-factor pluggable (SFP) - Small form-factor pluggable (SFP) is a specification for a new generation of optical modular transceivers.
  • small medium business - SMB is an abbreviation for small and medium-sized business, sometimes seen as small and midsized business.
  • small midsized business - SMB is an abbreviation for small and medium-sized business, sometimes seen as small and midsized business.
  • small multiples - Small multiples (also called trellis charts or lattice charts) provide data visualization of many small, interrelated graphs clustered together in a single display.
  • Small Office Home Office - In information technology, SOHO is a term for the small office or home office environment and business culture.
  • Small Office Home Office (SOHO) - In information technology, SOHO is a term for the small office or home office environment and business culture.
  • Small Particle Reagent - A reagent is a chemical substance that is used to create a reaction in combination with some other substance.
  • small system of units - The small-unit metric system (or more formally, the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) system of units) is based on three fundamental units: the centimeter (cm), which quantifies displacement, the gram (g), which quantifies mass, and the second (s or sec), which quantifies time.
  • small to medium enterprise - SME (small-to-medium enterprise) is a convenient term for segmenting businesses and other organizations that are somewhere between the "small office-home office" (SOHO) size and the larger enterprise.
  • small to medium enterprise (SME) - SME (small-to-medium enterprise) is a convenient term for segmenting businesses and other organizations that are somewhere between the "small office-home office" (SOHO) size and the larger enterprise.
  • small unit metric system - The small-unit metric system (or more formally, the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) system of units) is based on three fundamental units: the centimeter (cm), which quantifies displacement, the gram (g), which quantifies mass, and the second (s or sec), which quantifies time.
  • small world - Six degrees of separation is the theory that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person on the planet through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries.
  • small world problem - Six degrees of separation is the theory that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person on the planet through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries.
  • small-unit metric system or centimeter-gram-second (cgs) system of units - The small-unit metric system (or more formally, the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) system of units) is based on three fundamental units: the centimeter (cm), which quantifies displacement, the gram (g), which quantifies mass, and the second (s or sec), which quantifies time.
  • smarketing (sales and marketing alignment) - Smarketing is an alignment of a company's sales and marketing departments for better communication, more collaborative efforts, greater efficiency and, as a result, enhanced profitability.
  • SMART (SMART goals) - SMART is a best practice framework for setting goals.
  • smart antenna - A smart antenna is a digital wireless communications antenna system that takes advantage of diversity effect at the source (transmitter), the destination (receiver), or both.
  • smart appliance - An Internet appliance (sometimes called a Net appliance, a smart appliance or an information appliance) is a machine designed for a specific function that also has a built-in Web-enabled computer.
  • smart bandage - A smart bandage is a wound dressing with added technology to sense wound healing progress, dispense medication and upload progress-related data.
  • smart building - A smart home is a residence that uses internet-connected devices to enable the remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems, such as lighting and heating.
  • smart bulb (smart light bulb) - A smart bulb is a networked LED light bulb that has additional features to enable automation, presence-sensing capabilities and customization.
  • smart card - A smart card is a physical card that has an embedded integrated chip that acts as a security token.
  • smart city - A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies (ICT) to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.
  • smart contract - A smart contract is a decentralized application that executes business logic in response to events.
  • smart data - Smart data is digital information that is formatted so it can be acted upon at the collection point before being sent to a downstream analytics platform for further data consolidation and analytics.
  • Smart Display - Smart Display is a wireless touch screen display device in development at Microsoft.
  • smart dust - In nanotechnology, smart dust is an ad hoc network of tiny devices equipped with wireless micro-electromechanical sensors (MEMS).
  • smart factory - A smart factory is a highly digitized and connected production facility that relies on smart manufacturing.
  • smart farming - Smart farming is a management concept focused on providing the agricultural industry with the infrastructure to leverage advanced technology – including big data, the cloud and the internet of things (IoT) – for tracking, monitoring, automating and analyzing operations.
  • smart frame - A digital photo album is an application that allows the user to import graphic image files from a digital camera, memory card, scanner, or computer hard drive, to a central database.
  • smart grid - Smart grid is a generic label for the application of computer intelligence and networking abilities to a dumb electricity distribution system.
  • Smart Grid Glossary - Definitions and acronyms related to smart grid technology about smart grids and smart networks.
  • smart grid sensor - A smart grid sensor is a small, lightweight node that serves as a detection station in a sensor network.
  • Smart Grid Technology Overview - Smart Grid vocabulary is about electricity and power management, but it's also about wireless networking, data management, storage, security, customer communication and privacy.
  • smart hard hat - A smart hard hat is personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to enhance worker performance and safety in construction and related industries through embedded technology.
  • smart home - A smart home is a residence that uses internet-connected devices to enable the remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems, such as lighting and heating.
  • smart home app (home automation app) - A smart home app, sometimes referred to as a home automation app or a smart home automation app, is an application used to remotely control and manage connected non-computing devices in the home, typically from a smartphone or tablet.
  • smart home hub (home automation hub) - A smart home hub is hardware or software that connects devices on a home automation network and controls communications among them.
  • smart home kit (home automation kit) - A smart home kit, sometimes called a home automation kit or an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, is a product that includes all the hardware and software required to connect, control and manage compatible smart devices for home automation.
  • smart home or building (home automation or domotics) - A smart home is a residence that uses internet-connected devices to enable the remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems, such as lighting and heating.
  • smart label - A smart label is a slip of paper, plastic or other material on a product that contains an RFID tag in addition to bar code data.
  • smart lock - A smart lock is an electronic and mechanical locking device that opens wirelessly with an authorized users’ authentication.
  • smart machines - A smart machine is a device embedded with machine-to-machine (M2M) and/or cognitive computing technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning or deep learning, all of which it uses to reason, problem-solve, make decisions and even, ultimately, take action.
  • smart manufacturing (SM) - Smart manufacturing (SM) is a technology-driven approach that utilizes Internet-connected machinery to monitor the production process.
  • smart meter - A smart meter is an Internet-capable device that measures energy, water or natural gas consumption of a building or home.
  • smart meter hack - A smart meter hack is the unauthorized access of such a device or its data transmissions for the purpose of obtaining or altering communications between it and the responsible utility.
  • smart paging - Smart paging is an advanced version of memory paging in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, where a virtual machine is capable of temporarily using hard disk space to supplement shortages of solid-state memory.
  • smart phone - A smartphone is a cellular telephone with an integrated computer and other features not originally associated with telephones, such as an operating system, web browsing and the ability to run software applications.
  • smart process applications (smart process apps) - A smart process application is software that is designed to support an organization's business process management (BPM) efforts in a collaborative manner.
  • smart projector - A smart projector is a video projector with extra inputs, connectivity and a built-in computer that is used primarily for entertainment and presentations.
  • smart radio - .
  • smart robot - A smart robot is an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can learn from its environment and its experience and build on its capabilities based on that knowledge.
  • smart sensor - A smart sensor is a device that takes input from the physical environment and uses built-in compute resources to perform predefined functions upon detection of specific input and then process data before passing it on.
  • smart speaker - A smart speaker is a wireless and smart audio playback device that uses several types of connectivity for additional functions.
  • smart streetlight - A smart streetlight is a public lighting fixture that incorporates technology, such as cameras, light-sensing photocells and other sensors, to introduce real-time monitoring functionalities.
  • smart tag - Microsoft's Smart Tags were a proposed feature of Windows XP that would allow Microsoft and its partners to insert their own links into any Web page viewed through its Internet Explorer browser.
  • smart TV - A smart TV is a digital television that is, essentially, an Internet-connected, storage-aware computer specialized for entertainment.
  • smart warehouse - A smart warehouse is a large building in which raw materials and manufactured goods are stored that uses machines and computers to complete common warehouse operations previously performed by humans.
  • smart watch - A smart wristwatch is a wristwatch that not only tells time but, using a wireless connection to an information source, can show you the news, stock, sports scores, or weather; remind you of meetings on your Outlook calendar; provide instant messaging input from others; and update the time when you move to another time zone.
  • smartboard - A whiteboard is a non-electronic variation of the traditional "rewriteable" schoolroom blackboard, but is white instead of black and of a material that can be written on with colored markers (known as dry erase markers).
  • SmartMedia - A SmartMedia card (originally called a solid-state floppy disk card, or SSFDC) is a memory card developed by Toshiba that uses flash memory to store data and to make it portable among devices, such as digital cameras, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other handheld devices.
  • smartphone - A smartphone is a cellular telephone with an integrated computer and other features not originally associated with telephones, such as an operating system, web browsing and the ability to run software applications.
  • smartphone addiction (cell phone addiction) - Smartphone addiction is a disorder involving compulsive overuse of mobile devices, usually quantified as the number of times users access their devices and/or the total amount of time they are online over a specified period.
  • smartphone sensor - A smartphone sensor is any one of a number of different types of sensing devices installed on a user's phone to gather data for various user purposes, often in conjunction with a mobile app.
  • SmartScreen - SmartScreen is a Microsoft filtering tool designed to detect and block suspicious and malicious sites, applications and files.
  • smartwatch - A smartwatch is a wearable computing device that closely resembles a wristwatch or other time-keeping device.
  • SMB - SMB is an abbreviation for small and medium-sized business, sometimes seen as small and midsized business.
  • SMB (small and medium-sized business or small and midsized business) - SMB is an abbreviation for small and medium-sized business, sometimes seen as small and midsized business.
  • SMB 3.0 (Server Message Block 3.0) - SMB 3.0 (Server Message Block 3.
  • SMB protocol - The Server Message Block Protocol (SMB protocol) is a client-server communication protocol used for sharing access to files, printers, serial ports and other resources on a network.
  • smbclient - Samba is a popular freeware program that allows end users to access and use files, printers, and other commonly shared resources on a company's intranet or on the Internet.
  • SMDS - SMDS (Switched Multimegabit Data Service) is a public, packet-switched service aimed at enterprises that need to exchange large amounts of data with other enterprises over the wide-area network on a nonconstant or "bursty" basis.
  • SME - SME (small-to-medium enterprise) is a convenient term for segmenting businesses and other organizations that are somewhere between the "small office-home office" (SOHO) size and the larger enterprise.
  • SMF - The SMF (Standard MIDI File) was developed to allow musicians and audio file developers to transfer their sequenced MIDI data from one software application to another.
  • SMF - The SMF (Standard MIDI File) was developed to allow musicians and audio file developers to transfer their sequenced MIDI data from one software application to another.
  • SMF (Standard MIDI File) - The SMF (Standard MIDI File) was developed to allow musicians and audio file developers to transfer their sequenced MIDI data from one software application to another.
  • SMI S - SMI-S (Storage Management Initiative Specification) is a standard developed by the Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA) that is intended to facilitate the management of storage devices from multiple vendors in storage area networks (SANs).
  • SMI-S - SMI-S (Storage Management Initiative Specification) is a standard developed by the Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA) that is intended to facilitate the management of storage devices from multiple vendors in storage area networks (SANs).
  • SMIL - SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language), is a language that allows Web site creators to be able to easily define and synchronize multimedia elements (video, sound, still images) for Web presentation and interaction.
  • SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) - SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language), is a language that allows Web site creators to be able to easily define and synchronize multimedia elements (video, sound, still images) for Web presentation and interaction.
  • SMIME - S/MIME (Secure Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions) is a secure method of sending e-mail that uses the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman encryption system.
  • SMiShing - SMiShing is a mobile phone security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his phone.
  • SMiShing (SMS phishing) - SMiShing is a mobile phone security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his phone.
  • SMM - Social media marketing (SMM) is a form of Internet marketing that utilizes social networking websites as a marketing tool.
  • smoke testing - Smoke testing, also called build verification testing or build acceptance testing, is nonexhaustive software analysis that ascertains that the most crucial functions of a program work but does not delve into finer details.
  • SMP - SMP (symmetric multiprocessing) is the processing of programs by multiple processors that share a common operating system and memory.
  • SMP (symmetric multiprocessing) - SMP (symmetric multiprocessing) is the processing of programs by multiple processors that share a common operating system and memory.
  • SMPTE - SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is a professional association for enhancing the profession and contributing to the technology of motion picture and television engineering.
  • SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) - SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is a professional association for enhancing the profession and contributing to the technology of motion picture and television engineering.
  • SMR - Also see Enhanced Specialized Mobile Radio (ESMR).
  • SMS - SMS (Short Message Service) is a service for sending short messages of up to 160 characters (224 characters if using a 5-bit mode) to mobile devices, including cell phones, smart phones and PDAs.
  • sms - Text messaging is the act of sending short, alphanumeric communications between cellphones, pagers or other hand-held devices, as implemented by a wireless carrier.
  • SMS gateway - An SMS gateway is a website that allows users to send SMS messages from a web browser to people within the cell served by that gateway.
  • SMS phishing - SMiShing is a mobile phone security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his phone.
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