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October 18, 2013  11:52 AM

Word of the Day: Open Compute Project



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

"When Facebook custom built its data center in Oregon, the goal was to create an easy-to-maintain system that cut down on energy consumption. Then they made all of the...

October 9, 2013  2:24 PM

Word of the Day: Wireshark



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

"Proactive network analysis can decrease your stress levels in the long run, enabling you to live longer and enjoy your retirement on that small secluded cove by your...


October 8, 2013  4:08 PM

Word of the Day: big data management



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

"Many companies think they have a "big data" problem when they really have a big "data problem." -- Diego...

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October 7, 2013  5:05 PM

Word of the Day: session border controller



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com  Word of the Day is  session border controller (SBC), a dedicated hardware device or software application that governs the manner in which phone calls are initiated, conducted and terminated...


October 3, 2013  5:53 PM

Word of the Day: application delivery controller (ADC)



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is application delivery controller (ADC), a network device that manages client connections to complex Web and enterprise applications. In general, a controller is a hardware device or a software...


October 1, 2013  10:50 PM

Word of the Day: carbon nanotube



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is carbon nanotube  (CNT),  a hollow, cylindrical carbon structure with hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges. Nanotubes, which are grown...


September 30, 2013  4:16 PM

Word of the Day: colocation



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is colocation, a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware.  There are several reasons a business might choose a colo over building its own data center, but one of the main...


September 27, 2013  5:07 PM

Word of the Day: hardware emulation



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is hardware emulation, the use of one hardware device to mimic the function of another hardware device. An administrator must use hardware emulation if he needs to run an unsupported operating system (OS) within a virtual...


September 26, 2013  1:49 PM

Word of the Day: FedRAMP



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is FedRAMP  (Federal Risk and Authorization Program), a risk management program for outsourced information systems used by the...


September 25, 2013  3:47 PM

Word of the Day: SWOT analysis



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Word of the Day Today's WhatIs.com Word of the Day is SWOT analysis, a framework for identifying and analyzing the internal and external factors that...


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