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  • VDA (Virtual Desktop Access) - Windows Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) is an authorization strategy that requires each device seeking access to a virtual desktop in a Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to be licensed.
  • VDD - In certain Microsoft operating systems, a virtual device driver is a program that handles software interrupts from the operating system (rather than hardware interrupts) for each of the computer's main hardware devices, including the hard disk drive controller, keyboard, and serial and parallel ports.
  • VDI - Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a centralized server.
  • VDI boot storm - A virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI boot storm is the degradation of service that occurs when a significant number of end users boot up within a very narrow time frame and overwhelm the network with data requests.
  • VDS - A virtual private server (VPS), also called a virtual dedicated server (VDS), is a virtual server that appears to the user as a dedicated server, but that is actually installed on a computer serving multiple websites.
  • VDT - VDT (video display terminal, or sometimes visual display terminal) is a term used, especially in ergonomic studies, for the computer display.
  • VDT (video display terminal, visual display terminal) - VDT (video display terminal, or sometimes visual display terminal) is a term used, especially in ergonomic studies, for the computer display.
  • VDU - A video display unit (VDU) consists of:A computer output device that uses a cathode ray tube or other technology to present visual imagesOne or more input devices, such as a keyboard, a mouse, or both.
  • vector - A vector is a quantity or phenomenon that has two independent properties: magnitude and direction.
  • vector graphics - Vector graphics is the creation of digital images through a sequence of commands or mathematical statements that place lines and shapes in a given two-dimensional or three-dimensional space.
  • vector graphics rendering - Vector graphics rendering, sometimes abbreviated VML, refers to scalable vector graphics (SVG) used in Web pages.
  • vector graphics rendering (VML) - Vector graphics rendering, sometimes abbreviated VML, refers to scalable vector graphics (SVG) used in Web pages.
  • Vector Markup Language - Vector Markup Language (VML) is an XML-based language that facilitates the use of vector graphics on the Internet, especially on Web sites.
  • Vector Markup Language (VML) - Vector Markup Language (VML) is an XML-based language that facilitates the use of vector graphics on the Internet, especially on Web sites.
  • vectored interrupt - In a computer, a vectored interrupt is an I/O interrupt that tells the part of the computer that handles I/O interrupts at the hardware level that a request for attention from an I/O device has been received and and also identifies the device that sent the request.
  • vectorized - Vector graphics is the creation of digital images through a sequence of commands or mathematical statements that place lines and shapes in a given two-dimensional or three-dimensional space.
  • Vee Model - The V-Model, also called the Vee-Model, is a product-development process originally developed in Germany for government defense projects.
  • Vee-Model - The V-Model, also called the Vee-Model, is a product-development process originally developed in Germany for government defense projects.
  • Veeam Backup & Replication - Veeam Backup & Replication is a software product developed by Veeam Software to back up, restore and replicate data on virtual machines (VMs).
  • Veepers - Veepers is a product that is used to animate digital images of people (or other creatures) for video presentations in which the characters appear to talk.
  • vehicle intelligence - Vehicle intelligence is the application of sensors, mechatronics and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance vehicles or make them fully autonomous driverless cars.
  • vehicle to infrastructure (V2I or v2i) - Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I or V2X) is a communication model that allows vehicles to share information with the components that support a country's highway system.
  • vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V communication) - Vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V communication) is the wireless transmission of data between motor vehicles.
  • velocity - Velocity is a vector expression of the displacement that an object or particle undergoes with respect to time.
  • vendor - A vendor is an individual or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain.
  • Vendor Independent Messaging - VIM (Vendor Independent Messaging) is an application program interface (API) that facilitates the exchange of e-mail and attachments among programs from different vendors.
  • Vendor Independent Messaging (VIM) - VIM (Vendor Independent Messaging) is an application program interface (API) that facilitates the exchange of e-mail and attachments among programs from different vendors.
  • vendor lock-in - Vendor lock-in is a situation in which a customer using a product or service cannot easily transition to a competitor’s product or service.
  • vendor managed inventory - Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is an inventory management technique in which a supplier of goods, usually the manufacturer, is responsible for optimizing the inventory held by a distributor.
  • vendor management office - A vendor management office (VMO) is an internal unit within an enterprise that is charged with evaluating third-party providers of goods and services, supervising day-to-day interactions and managing longer-term relationships.
  • vendor management office (VMO) - A vendor management office (VMO) is an internal unit within an enterprise that is charged with evaluating third-party providers of goods and services, supervising day-to-day interactions and managing longer-term relationships.
  • vendor management system (VMS) - A vendor management system (VMS) is an enterprise software platform that allows companies to control the process of procuring and managing a flexible workforce, including temporary employees, statement-of-work (SOW) employees, and freelance or contract employees.
  • vendor neutral - Vendor neutrality is a business and design approach that seeks to ensure broad compatibility and interchangeability of products and technologies.
  • vendor neutral archive (VNA) - A vendor neutral archive (VNA) is a technology that stores medical images in a standard format and interface, making them accessible to healthcare professionals regardless of what proprietary system created the images.
  • vendor risk management - Vendor risk management (VRM) is a comprehensive plan for identifying and decreasing potential business uncertainties and legal liabilities regarding the hiring of 3rd party vendors for IT products and services.
  • vendor risk management (VRM) - Vendor risk management (VRM) is a comprehensive plan for identifying and decreasing potential business uncertainties and legal liabilities regarding the hiring of 3rd party vendors for IT products and services.
  • vendor-managed inventory - Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is an inventory management technique in which a supplier of goods, usually the manufacturer, is responsible for optimizing the inventory held by a distributor.
  • vendor-managed inventory (VMI) - Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is an inventory management technique in which a supplier of goods, usually the manufacturer, is responsible for optimizing the inventory held by a distributor.
  • Venice Project - Joost, formerly known as the Venice Project, is an IPTV service based on peer-to-peer (P2P) technology.
  • Venmo - Venmo is a smartphone app that designed to transfer payments from one user to another through connected bank accounts.
  • Venn diagram - A Venn diagram is an illustration of the relationships between and among sets, groups of objects that share something in common.
  • venture capital - Venture capital (VC) is funding invested, or available for investment, in an enterprise that offers the probability of profit along with the possibility of loss.
  • venture capital (VC) - Venture capital (VC) is funding invested, or available for investment, in an enterprise that offers the probability of profit along with the possibility of loss.
  • vEPC (virtual Evolved Packet Core) - The vEPC offers a framework to support converged voice and data on 4G Long-Term Evolution networks.
  • verb / predicate - A verb is a word that indicates a physical or mental action or a state of being.
  • verbose logging - Verbose logging is a computer logging mode that records more information than the usual logging mode.
  • VeriChip - VeriChip is an injectable identification chip that can be inserted under the skin of a human being to provide biometric verification.
  • Veritas Backup Exec (Symantec Backup Exec) - Veritas Backup Exec is a data protection software product that supports virtual, physical and cloud platforms.
  • Veritas NetBackup (Symantec NetBackup) - Veritas NetBackup -- known as Symantec NetBackup from 2005 to 2016 -- is a backup and recovery software suite designed for enterprise users.
  • Verizon Communications v. Federal Communications Commission (2014) - Verizon Communications v.
  • Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) - The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is an annual publication that provides data from and analysis of information security incidents, with a specific focus on data breaches.
  • Verizon VERIS (Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing) Framework - The VERIS (Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing) Framework is a taxonomy that standardizes how security incidents are described and categorized.
  • Veronica - Veronica is a program that allowed you to search the files of the Internet's Gopher servers for a particular search string.
  • VersaModular Eurocard bus - VMEbus (VersaModular Eurocard bus) is a bus (computer data path) system, designed by Motorola, Signetics, Mostek, and Thompson CSF, that is used in industrial, commercial, and military applications worldwide.
  • VersaStack - VersaStack is a converged infrastructure reference architecture developed as a collaborative effort of IBM and Cisco.
  • version control - Version control (also known as revision control or source control) is a category of processes and tools designed to keep track of multiple different versions of software, content, documents, websites and other information in development.
  • Versioned Object Base - A Versioned Object Base (VOB) is a centralized database that stores version information about the files and folders in a software configuration management (SCM) system.
  • Versioned Object Base (VOB) - A Versioned Object Base (VOB) is a centralized database that stores version information about the files and folders in a software configuration management (SCM) system.
  • versioning - Versioning is the creation and management of multiple releases of a product, all of which have the same general function but are improved, upgraded or customized.
  • vertical blanking interval - The vertical blanking interval (VBI) is a portion of a television signal that can carry information other than video or audio, such as closed-caption text and stock market data.
  • vertical blanking interval (VBI) - The vertical blanking interval (VBI) is a portion of a television signal that can carry information other than video or audio, such as closed-caption text and stock market data.
  • vertical cavity surface emitting laser - A vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) is a specialized laser diode that promises to revolutionize fiber optic communications by improving efficiency and increasing data speed.
  • vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) - A vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) is a specialized laser diode that promises to revolutionize fiber optic communications by improving efficiency and increasing data speed.
  • vertical cloud - A vertical cloud is a set of cloud computing services optimized for use in a particular industry, or for a specific business model.
  • vertical farming - Vertical farming is the practice of growing vegetables and fruit in vertically stacked layers.
  • vertical interval time code - Vertical interval time code (abbreviated VITC and sometimes pronounced VIHT-see) is a timing signal that is part of a video recording.
  • vertical interval time code (VITC) - Vertical interval time code (abbreviated VITC and sometimes pronounced VIHT-see) is a timing signal that is part of a video recording.
  • vertical line - The vertical line, also called the vertical slash or upright slash (|), is used in mathematical notation in place of the expression "such that" or "it is true that.
  • vertical line (vertical slash or upright slash) - The vertical line, also called the vertical slash or upright slash (|), is used in mathematical notation in place of the expression "such that" or "it is true that.
  • vertical market - A vertical market is a particular industry or group of enterprises in which similar products or services are developed and marketed using similar methods (and to whom goods and services can be sold).
  • vertical portal - Vortal is also short for voice portal.
  • vertical portal (vortal) - Vortal is also short for voice portal.
  • Vertical SaaS - Vertical SaaS describes a type of Software as a Service cloud computing solution created for a specific industry.
  • Vertical SaaS (Software as a Service) - Vertical SaaS describes a type of Software as a Service cloud computing solution created for a specific industry.
  • vertical scalability (scaling up) - Vertical scalability is the ability to increase the capacity of existing hardware or software by adding resources - for example, adding processing power to a server to make it faster.
  • vertical search engine - A vertical search engine is a search engine that is dedicated to a particular area of focus.
  • vertical slash - The vertical line, also called the vertical slash or upright slash (|), is used in mathematical notation in place of the expression "such that" or "it is true that.
  • vertical solutions provider - On the Internet, a vertical solutions provider (VSP) is a company that focuses on delivering industry-specific application hosting services to customers in a specific vertical market such as manufacturing, health care, retailing, or financial service.
  • vertical solutions provider (VSP) - On the Internet, a vertical solutions provider (VSP) is a company that focuses on delivering industry-specific application hosting services to customers in a specific vertical market such as manufacturing, health care, retailing, or financial service.
  • vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft - A vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft is a vehicle that can depart, hover and land vertically.
  • very high frequency - The VHF (very high frequency) range of the radio spectrum is the band extending from 30 MHz to 300 MHz.
  • very high speed Backbone Network Service - The vBNS (very high-speed Backbone Network Service) is a network that interconnects a number of supercomputer centers in the United States and is reserved for science applications requiring the massive computing that supercomputers can provide.
  • very high-speed Backbone Network Service - The vBNS (very high-speed Backbone Network Service) is a network that interconnects a number of supercomputer centers in the United States and is reserved for science applications requiring the massive computing that supercomputers can provide.
  • Very Large Database - While there is apparently no official or standard definition for the term Very Large Database (VLDB), it is sometimes used to describe databases occupying magnetic storage in the terabyte range and containing billions of table rows.
  • Very Large Database (VLDB) - While there is apparently no official or standard definition for the term Very Large Database (VLDB), it is sometimes used to describe databases occupying magnetic storage in the terabyte range and containing billions of table rows.
  • Very Large Scale Integration - VLSI (very large-scale integration) is the current level of computer microchip miniaturization and refers to microchips containing in the hundreds of thousands of transistor s.
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) - VLSI (very large-scale integration) is the current level of computer microchip miniaturization and refers to microchips containing in the hundreds of thousands of transistor s.
  • very large-scale integration - VLSI (very large-scale integration) is the current level of computer microchip miniaturization and refers to microchips containing in the hundreds of thousands of transistor s.
  • very long instruction word - Very long instruction word (VLIW) describes a computer processing architecture in which a language compiler or pre-processor breaks program instruction down into basic operations that can be performed by the processor in parallel (that is, at the same time).
  • Very Small Aperture Terminal - VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) is a satellite communications system that serves home and business users.
  • VESA - VESA Local Bus (sometimes called the VESA VL bus) is a standard interface between your computer and its expansion slot that provides faster data flow between the devices controlled by the expansion cards and your computer's microprocessor.
  • VESA Local Bus - VESA Local Bus (sometimes called the VESA VL bus) is a standard interface between your computer and its expansion slot that provides faster data flow between the devices controlled by the expansion cards and your computer's microprocessor.
  • VESA Local Bus (VESA VL bus) - VESA Local Bus (sometimes called the VESA VL bus) is a standard interface between your computer and its expansion slot that provides faster data flow between the devices controlled by the expansion cards and your computer's microprocessor.
  • VESA VL bus - VESA Local Bus (sometimes called the VESA VL bus) is a standard interface between your computer and its expansion slot that provides faster data flow between the devices controlled by the expansion cards and your computer's microprocessor.
  • vestigial sideband - Vestigial sideband (VSB) is a type of amplitude modulation (AM) technique (sometimes called VSB-AM) that encodes data by varying the amplitude of a single carrier frequency.
  • vestigial sideband (VSB) - Vestigial sideband (VSB) is a type of amplitude modulation (AM) technique (sometimes called VSB-AM) that encodes data by varying the amplitude of a single carrier frequency.
  • VFAT - Virtual File Allocation Table (VFAT) is the part of the Windows 95 and later operating system that handles long file names, which otherwise could not be handled by the original file allocation table file allocation table (FAT) programming.
  • VGA - The term display mode refers to the characteristics of a computer display, in particular the maximum number of colors and the maximum image resolution (in pixels horizontally by pixels vertically).
  • VGA card - A video adapter (alternate terms include graphics card, display adapter, video card, video board and almost any combination of the words in these terms) is an integrated circuit card in a computer or, in some cases, a monitor that provides digital-to-analog conversion, video RAM, and a video controller so that data can be sent to a computer's display.
  • VHD - Virtual hard disk (VHD) is a disk image file format for storing the complete contents of a hard drive.

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