Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

DataCenter


May 3, 2017  7:08 PM

Salesforce Einstein

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Artificial intelligence, Salesforce.com

Salesforce Einstein is artificial intelligence (AI) technology that has been developed for the Salesforce Customer Success Platform.

April 5, 2017  7:58 PM

firmware

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Firmware, Hardware

Firmware is programming that's written to the non-volatile memory of a hardware device. Continued… Quote of the Day

"With firmware maintenance being considered an operations function rather than a...


January 20, 2017  6:21 PM

change control

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Change control management, Change management

Change control is a systematic approach to managing all changes made to a product or system. The purpose is to ensure that no unnecessary changes are made, that all changes are documented, that services are not unnecessarily disrupted and that resources are used efficiently. Within information...


January 10, 2017  10:32 PM

mechatronics

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Artificial intelligence, Deep learning, Machine learning

Mechatronics is a branch of engineering that focuses on designing, manufacturing and maintaining products that have both mechanical and electronic components. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In the...


October 21, 2016  3:31 PM

sock puppet marketing

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Sock puppet marketing is the use of a false identity to artificially stimulate demand for a product, brand or service. Continued… Quote of the Day

"It sounds harmless, but don't be fooled....


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...


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