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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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Indonesia Stock Exchange halves its hardware investment cost with a Red Hat Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explains how the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) was able to half its hardware costs by leveraging a Linux system to support trading machines, surveillance machines, database engines, and more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

Industry-Leading Duo Provides Innovative Cloud Performance and Reliability
sponsored by VMware and IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing resource to uncover the key features of a private cloud solution duo, which can provide your users with secure, available-access to your business-critical knowledge – and make virtualized business intelligence a reality for your organization.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

VMware and IBM

IT Convergence Made Easy
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to find out how you can make IT convergence easy with a little help from HP.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

HP and Intel

Leveraging Flash Technology to Deliver Business Value at a Lower Price
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can get flash storage at the price of disk and details the capabilities and benefits of a technology that makes it possible.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

LTFS Hits the Mark in Media & Entertainment: An In-Depth Introduction to LTFS for Digital Media
sponsored by The LTO Program
WHITE PAPER: Check out this comprehensive report to learn about the role of LTFS in digital media in 2013.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 07 Mar 2013

The LTO Program

Maximize IT with the Turbo Power of 3
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this one-page infographic to explore three ways to maximize your IT environment and achieve solid business advantages. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Increasing Business Performance: Using Virtualization for SAP Applications on IBM System p Servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper captures the experiences of six large companies running SAP applications using IBM® System p™ virtualization.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

IBM

Integrating HP Data Protector Software with HP Data Deduplication Solutions
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss HP Data Protector Software which fully supports HP data deduplication technologies allowing you to recover files more quickly while reducing your data management and storage costs.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

HP

Intel Cloud Builders Guide: Scale out Storage with EMC Atmos
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an overview of scale-out storage and gain insights on cloud topology, hardware and software deployment, configuration steps and more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Intel

Intel IT: Implementing Cloud Storage Metrics
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: You need to have the right metrics in place to measure storage efficiency in your cloud infrastructure. This white paper focuses on three aspects of cloud storage and discusses tools that can help you improve utilization, optimize capacity, and effectively manage costs.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Intel

Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: As data centers reach the upper limits of their power and cooling capacity, efficiency has become the focus of extending the life of existing data centers and designing new ones. As part of these efforts, IT needs to refresh existing infrastructure with servers that deliver more performance and scalability, more efficiently. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2009 | Published: 08 Jul 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Introduction to using VMware vSphere with Dell/EMC Unified Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a detailed overview of using EMC Celerra with VMware vSphere 4. VMware vSphere is an infrastructure virtualization suite that provides virtualization, management, resource optimization, application availability, and operational automation capabilities in an integrated package.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc.

iSCSI: Superior Storage for Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: iSCSI technology provides superior manageability to Fibre Channel for virtualized environments. Specifically, iSCSI lets users in virtualized environments utilize all the functionality available to non-virtualized systems.
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2007

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

ISE Storage System: Fast, Reliable, Easy
sponsored by XIO
WHITE PAPER: The ISE storage system is an easy to use, high performance fibre channel storage system supporting SAS HDDs. ISE storage system provides high performance during its complete lifecycle due to the way it handles vibration, heat dissipation, data placement and drive reliability. Check out this white paper to learn more about this new technology.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

XIO

IT Consolidation with VMware and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series iSCSI SANs help to reduce the cost and complexity of IT Consolidation and uniquely integrate with VMware® Infrastructure to enable the fully virtualized IT environment.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 14 May 2009

Dell and VMware

IT Security: Built-In Protection with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: New security threats are constantly emerging, and it is your responsibility to properly protect your business. This white paper discusses four key aspects of IT security and explains how you can effectively address them by implementing processors with built-in security features.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Intel

IT Takes Virtualization to Make an Agile Infrastructure
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how AMD's ecosystem partners are adapting their software to take advantage of new virtualization extensions. It also explores the future of virtual technology, and assesses its impact on the industry in years to come.
Posted: 04 Nov 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

AMD

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper, written by storage guru Greg Shulz, is designed to give IT pros a better overall understanding of the strategic differences between short- and long-term data retention plans, what specific factors to consider when creating your backup plan, and the roles that disk and tape should play. Access this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Quantum Corporation

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Tape remains the most cost effective, energy efficient and reliable program technology for storing large amounts of inactive, off-line or near-line data while complimenting disk-based data protection and retention solutions. Read this paper and find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Quantum Corporation

LSI Syncro CS Solutions Performance Considerations
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Want faster, affordable high availability deployment for DAS architecture? Read how Syncro CS solution, with LSI MegaRAID technology, can help you easily defeat cost and management problems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

LTFS Takes Tape to the Next Level
sponsored by Horison Information Strategies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to LTFS (Linear Tape File System) - you'll learn exactly how it works, and what unique advantages it has over traditional tape systems. You'll also receive key tips on how to maximize the benefits of LTFS, and learn what factors today are defining the future of tape. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Horison Information Strategies

LTO Tape Technology Continues to Evolve with LTO-5
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read this FAQ featuring W. Curtis Preston, which outlines how Linear Tape-Open (LTO) tape differs from other tape media, the various generations of LTO and the pros and cons of this backup technology. Also learn about the newest model, LTO-5, being released this year.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 14 May 2010

Overland Storage

Making Server Redundancy Affordable for Remote and Branch Offices
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Setting up redundant servers with full data protection can be too expensive, complex, and impractical for many organizations. Read how ROBO sites deploying Syncro solutions can cost effectively give you business continuity and robust data protection.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Managed File Transfer: The Need for a Strategic Approach
sponsored by Inovis
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how business environments are governed by increasingly stringent regulations and consumer demands for privacy. Learn how Managed File Transfer (MFT) can be your solution.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Inovis

Mastering the Multicore Challenge: An Elegant and Efficient Approach to Exploiting the Power of Parallelism
sponsored by Texas Multicore Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an examination of a new software development language and technology called SequenceL, as well as a description of how it works, why there is a need for it and how well it performs in parallel environments.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

Texas Multicore Technologies, Inc.
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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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