Tech Quiz of the Day:

Networking


February 4, 2009  8:33 PM

Are you a Know-IT-All? Ping



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Networking, ping, traceroute

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is ping Ping is an Internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular IP address exists and can accept requests.

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January 28, 2009  7:19 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – flash mobs



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, flash mob, quiz, social networking, Tech Trivia, wireless

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is flash mob A flash mob is a group of people who organize themselves, using electronic media such as cell phones or the Internet, to gather together in a...


January 14, 2009  1:17 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – IPv6



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, IP addressing, IPv6, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is IPv6. IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest level of the Internet Protocol. IP addresses are lengthened from 32 bits to 128 bits to deal with an...


December 31, 2008  5:24 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – Top Search Terms in 2008



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
biometrics, CIO, cloud computing, communications, compliance, encryption, Mobile, Networking, Security, top searches of 2008

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Top search terms of 2008 You asked for them and here they are -- we've assembled a list of the terms most often searched on the site this past year.


December 19, 2008  9:44 PM

Tech trivia challenge – scareware



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
antivirus, browsers, CIO, malware, Microsoft Windows, network administration, operating systems, personal computing, Security, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is scareware Scareware is a type of malware designed to trick victims into purchasing and downloading useless and potentially dangerous software. A scareware program...


December 17, 2008  1:59 AM

Tech trivia challenge – wide area file services



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, Cisco, network administration, Networking, Tech Trivia, transparent addressing, WAFS, WAN optimization

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is wide area file services. Wide-area file services (WAFS) is a storage technology that makes it possible to access a remote


December 15, 2008  12:34 PM

Tech quiz of the day – ECOphlex



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, cooling, DataCenter, ECOphlex, electronics, green computing, hardware, network administration, phase-change cooling, Storage, supercomputers, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is ECOphlex. Tech Trivia What was the first computer to break the petaflop...


December 8, 2008  2:46 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – network behavior analysis



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DDoS, network behavior analysis, Packet Sniffing, Security

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is network behavior analysis. The goal of network behavior analysis is to flag unknown, new or unusual traffic patterns that might indicate the...


December 4, 2008  12:15 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about InfiniBand?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
broadband, CIO, connections, DataCenter, hardware, Networking, Storage, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is InfiniBand. Tech Trivia It looks like a sideways numeral 8 --...


December 3, 2008  12:07 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about port interface cards?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, connections, electronics, hardware, network administration, personal computing, Storage, Tech Trivia, USB

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is port interface card


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