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July, 2014

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July 30, 2014  1:58 PM

Explaining SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

WhatIs.com Word of the Day SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is the concept that four technologies are currently driving business innovation. SMAC creates an ecosystem that...

July 28, 2014  1:57 PM

hardware-as-a-service (HaaS)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) is a procurement model that is similar to leasing or licensing. In the hardware-as-a-service model, hardware that belongs to a...


July 25, 2014  3:18 PM

Word of the Day: cloud storage gateway

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day A cloud storage gateway is a stand-alone computing device or a virtual machine (VM) located on the customer premises that serves as a bridge between local applications and...


July 24, 2014  3:55 PM

Word of the Day: OpenStack

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day: OpenStack is an open source infrastructure as a service (IaaS) initiative for creating and managing large groups of virtual private servers in a data center. The goals of the OpenStack initiative...


July 23, 2014  4:55 PM

Word of the Day: mobile desktop virtualization

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Mobile desktop virtualization is the delivery of a virtual machine (VM) image to run business applications on a tablet or smartphone. To the end user, the software...


July 16, 2014  12:57 PM

Word of the Day: COPE (corporate owned, personally enabled)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day COPE (corporate-owned personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile computing devices and allows the...


July 14, 2014  5:04 PM

Word of the Day: API

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day An application programming interface (API) is code that allows two software programs to communicate with each other. Quote of the Day "One practical...


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