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DEFINITION: An adapter is a physical device that allows one hardware or electronic interface to be adapted (accommodated without loss of function) to another hardware or electronic interface. In a computer, an adapter is often built into a card that can be inserted into a slot on the computer's motherboard. The card adapts information that is exchanged between the computer's microprocessor and the devices that  … 
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Video-Ready - Campus Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Reduce TCO for Your Data Center with a Streamlined Hardware Maintenance Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how using a lifecycle approach to data center equipment maintenance and consolidating support vendors can help CPOs achieve goals like – reducing TCO, ease of vendor and contract management, optimizing IT availability and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

The Value of Extended Reality Technologies to Business
sponsored by Dell EMC - Workstation
WHITE PAPER: When faced with the need to innovate, we need to look at new technologies. Augmented, virtual, and mixed reality technologies are currently being assessed for their viability. Access this Forrester report to see what their survey revealed about the potential value of these new, reality altering technologies.
Posted: 05 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Dell EMC - Workstation

Desktop Admin for BYOD: Security Chapter
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: The risk presented by BYOD should not prevent companies from taking advantage of its benefits, including flexibility and cost savings.  Inside, learn how to clearly define your BYOD security strategy and get the most out of this trend.
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Driving Data Center Growth and Innovation with Trusted Hardware Support
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a technical support service designed to help you respond effectively to changing hardware demands, from expanding product and service lines to regulatory mandates. Read on to learn about proactive support that will simplify your IT asset management, enhance service quality, and control costs.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

Extending Your Data Center Affordably – Empowering the Remote or Branch Office with Simplicity
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this game-changing white paper to find out how the Dell VRTX can fuel your remote offices and eliminate common challenges, at a price you can afford.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

IBM System x3650 M4 Servers Data Sheet
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this datasheet to learn about a scalable server package that can save your enterprise money without sacrificing speed or availability.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Sep 2013

IBM and Intel.

PowerEdge M1000e Blade Chassis
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise white paper to find out the key features of this blade chassis that will help you construct your IT infrastructure, as well as a complete list of its technical specifications.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: A Brief Introduction
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A steady pattern of innovation, expansion, and acquisition can quickly result in a sprawling infrastructure that is difficult to manage. This white paper explores tools and practices that have emerged to address this issue and recommends actions you can take to lay the foundation for the cloud.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

How to Adapt to the Dynamics of the Virtual Workforce
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at an integrated solution stack from Dell that enables desktop virtualization, from pilots to full scale deployments, as a complete data center solution.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
 
 
ADAPTERS (HARDWARE) DEFINITION (continued): … An adapter is a physical device that allows one hardware or electronic interface to be adapted (accommodated without loss of function) to another hardware or electronic interface. In a computer, an adapter is often built into a card that can be inserted into a slot on the computer's motherboard. The card adapts information that is exchanged between the computer's microprocessor and the devices that the card supports.
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