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ALSO CALLED: Compact Disks - Read Only Memory
DEFINITION: CD-ROM (Compact Disc, read-only-memory) is an adaptation of the CD that is designed to store computer data in the form of text and graphics, as well as hi-fi stereo sound. The original data format standard was defined by Philips and Sony in the 1983 Yellow Book. Other standards are used in conjunction with it to define directory and file structures, including ISO 9660, HFS (Hierarchal File System,  … 
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Four Benefits of a Unified Approach to Storage
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of moving to a unified storage approach as opposed to a diverse "silo-ed" approach. Unified storage is simpler to manage, cuts down on necessary hardware, and offers a number of other benefits.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

CommVault

Full-featured Value in a Cost-effective Solution for Smaller to Midsized Deployments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a solution designed to deliver the enterprise-class features and functionality of the Dell Compellent SC8000 storage system in a more cost-effective package that is optimized for small to midsized deployments. Read on to learn about this compact, scaled-down hardware and what it can do for you.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

GET THE FACTS: LTO Tape Reliability Saves
sponsored by The LTO Program
WHITE PAPER: Access this one-page data sheet to get the facts on the savings you could realize with LTO tape.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Published: 07 Mar 2013

The LTO Program

Guide to Improving Your Tape Storage Practices
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Proper security of data backups doesn’t just happen. It requires thoughtful planning and careful controls. Given the implications of failure – reputational damage, direct costs, compliance issues, and sub-optimal business operations - companies owe it to themselves to take data backup security seriously.
Posted: 13 May 2011 | Published: 13 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Hardware Upgrades to Improve Database SharePoint, Exchange, and File Server Performance with the Dell Poweredge T630
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: You can have the hardware necessary to ensure your applications meet business workloads of today and those to come in the future with the Dell PowerEdge T630 Tower Server.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for Oracle Database with the Real Application Clusters Option
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this reference architecture guide to examine the real-world results of implementing a solution that integrates servers, storage systems, and storage software.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

How to Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how Microsoft Windows Server 2012 also supports more effective systems management and how it can be paired with Dell OpenManage to automate many of the management functions that open your organization to risks that come about when they're handled manually.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How to make the storage decisions to ensure virtualisation success
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This report examines the tools, technologies and best practices forbuilding an effective virtualisation strategy, with a particular focuson the role of storage for success in server virtualisation to achievegreater efficiencies through optimising infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Find a storage solution built around your goals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this in-depth guide to find out the various features and benefits of each storage system IBM offers – so you can decide which storage solution will fit best into your business environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

First the Tick, Now the Tock: Next Generation Intel Microarchitecture - Nehalem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and get a look at how the next generation microarchitecture's dynamically scalable and design-scalable features directly contribute to power efficiency and performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In selecting a disk-based backup solution, it's critical to consider the scalability of each prospective solution to ensure that it will meet the needs of your organization now and into the future. This paper outlines the five key questions you should ask when evaluating the scalability of any disk-based backup solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Flash at the Price of Disk
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This quick, 1-page resource delivers a flash solution to your economic qualms as it matches up with the price of disk. Read about 3 things to ask, read, share, and say to get an insider's perspective about this storage innovation.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Feb 2014

Dell and VMware

Future Proofing Your Mobile Computers: How the Features You Select Now Can Protect & Extend Your Investment Years into the Future
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the features and options available for ruggedized mobile computers used in warehousing and distribution can extend the time they can perform in warehouses and distribution centers. It also provides guidance on how to make decisions that will protect your investments by meeting user needs today and into the future.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Intermec

Gartner Report: Dell's Data Center Strategy: From Chassis to Fabric-Based System
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a fabric-based infrastructure solution that optimizes data center efficiency and agility. Uncover the impacts and recommendations when considering a converged infrastructure strategy for your IT environment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Gartner: Fabric Computing Poised as a Preferred Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research note presents results from a recent survey on virtualization and cloud computing. Find out why many of your peers are looking into fabric-based infrastructures and get recommendations to help you leverage the full benefits of this technology.
Posted: 24 May 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Go for the Green - Realize Both Cash and Environmental Savings across the Enterprise
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a common technology platform for business process management and enterprise modeling - such as Metastorm Enterprise™ - will allow you to "go green" in more ways than one.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Metastorm

Going Parallel with LabVIEW Delivers Throughput Gains
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper learn how by combining technologies with NI Lab VIEW parallel programming software and NI TestStand test management software, test engineers can create high-performance test systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Green Computing beyond the Data Center - IT Briefing
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: Organizations considering green computing initiatives start in the data center but the truth is that in many organizations more power and heat waste is generated outside of the data center. This white paper discusses seven actions that address the prob...
Posted: 28 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Faronics

High Availability for SQL Server 2005 Using array-based Replication and Host-based Mirroring Technologies
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides the data needed to understand the options and the limitations for implementing remote replication solutions on a clustered HP server and storage area network (SAN)-based storage infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

High Performance Solid-State SAN Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn about three new solid state solutions (DRAM-based, Flash-based, and a hybrid of the two) and discover the various benefits associated with each. Also learn how to determine if SSD is right for your business, and how to decide which of these three solutions will best meet your needs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Kaminario

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores one market-leading integrated compute platform that can help you minimize interaction in terms of testing and technology integration, reduce overall complexity, streamline IT operations and much more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

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®

How to Start a Windows Vista Pilot Deployment
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Thinking about deploying Windows Vista? This guide gives an overview of how to successfully manage a pilot program that provides the best experience for pilot users and helps to provide positive project justification to business decision makers.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Microsoft

How to Wage War on Over-Provisioning
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This short paper examines how one industry-leading storage solution can help you overcome over-provisioning obstacles, eliminate storage complexity and minimize costs in your virtualized environment. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Tintri
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CD-ROM DEFINITION (continued): …  for Macintosh computers), and Hybrid HFS-ISO. Format of the CD-ROM is the same as for audio CDs: a standard CD is 120 mm (4.75 inches) in diameter and 1.2 mm (0.05 inches) thick and is composed of a polycarbonate plastic substrate (underlayer - this is the main body of the disc), one or more thin reflective metal (usually aluminum) layers, and a lacquer coating.The Yellow Book specifications were so general that there was some fear in the industry that multiple incompatible and proprietary formats would be created. In order to prevent such an occurrence, representatives from industry leaders … 
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