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data compression

Definition | searchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

data center interconnect (DCI)

Definition | SearchNetworking

Data center interconnect (DCI) is a segment of the networking market that focuses on the technology used to link two or more data centers so the ...

NTFS (NT file system; sometimes New Technology File System)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

NTFS (NT file system; sometimes New Technology File System) is the file system that the Windows NT operating system uses for storing and retrieving ...

Digital Data Storage (DDS, DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3, DDS-4)

Definition | WhatIs.com

Digital Data Storage (DDS) is a format for storing and backing up computer data on tape that evolved from the Digital Audio Tape (DAT) technology.

remote desktop protocol (RDP)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Remote desktop protocol (RDP) is a secure network communications protocol designed for remote management, as well as for remote access to virtual ...

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)

Definition | SearchNetworking

The Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP) is an Internet protocol standard that specifies a way for programs to manage the real-time transmission of ...

tape library

Definition | SearchDataBackup

In data storage, a tape library is a collection of magnetic tape cartridges and tape drives.

QoS (quality of service)

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

Quality of service (QoS) refers to any technology that manages data traffic to reduce packet loss, latency and jitter on the network.

converged secondary storage

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Converged secondary storage is a combination of common data protection elements and non-primary storage tasks into one platform.

Actifio

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Actifio is a software vendor in Waltham, Mass., that specializes in copy data management (CDM).

network convergence

Definition | SearchConvergedInfrastructure

Network convergence is the efficient coexistence of telephone, video and data communication within a single network.

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  • 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

  • buffer underflow

    Buffer underflow, also known as buffer underrun or buffer underwrite, is a threat to data that typically occurs when the ...

  • digital signature

    A digital signature is a mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital...

  • denial-of-service attack

    A denial-of-service attack is a security event that occurs when an attacker prevents legitimate users from accessing specific ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • 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.

SearchStorage

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is storage for noncritical data that does not need to be frequently accessed.

  • Pure Storage

    Pure Storage is a provider of enterprise data flash storage solutions designed to substitute for electromechanical disk arrays.

  • yobibyte (YiB)

    A yobibyte (YiB) is a unit of measure used to describe data capacity as part of the binary system of measuring computing and ...

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