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cloud

Definition | SearchNetworking

In telecommunications, a cloud is the unpredictable part of any network through which data passes between two end points.

G-cloud (government cloud)

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

G-Cloud, or Government Cloud Computing, is a U.K. government program aiming for government-wide adoption of cloud computing.

federated cloud (cloud federation)

Definition | WhatIs.com

A federated cloud (also called cloud federation) is the deployment and management of multiple external and internal cloud computing services to match...

cloud uptime

Definition | SearchDisasterRecovery

Cloud uptime is the amount of time that cloud systems and cloud services hosted by a cloud provider are up and accessible by end users.

cloud orchestration (cloud orchestrator)

Definition | SearchITOperations

Cloud orchestration is the use of programming technology to manage the interconnections and interactions among workloads on public and private cloud ...

Rackspace Cloud

Definition | SearchStorage

Cloud provider Rackspace offers several different cloud storage services including Cloud Files, Cloud Block Storage and Cloud Backup.

cloud-to-cloud migration

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

Cloud-to-cloud migration (C2C) is the movement of physical or virtual machines -- along with their associated configurations, operating systems, ...

cloud spanning

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Cloud spanning is a cloud delivery model in which an application requiring a large pool of computing resources is deployed over multiple cloud ...

cloud controller

Definition | SearchStorage

A cloud controller is a device that moves data between on-premises storage and the cloud.

hybrid cloud

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment that uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration...

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  • 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...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • 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 ...

SearchCloudProvider

  • cloud ecosystem

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

  • cloud services

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

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

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

SearchSecurity

  • cyberextortion

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

  • Cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.

  • National Security Agency (NSA)

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

SearchHealthIT

  • Practice Fusion

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

  • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)

    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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SearchStorage

  • 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...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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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