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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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Flash Storage: Powering the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how flash storage not only provides the performance necessary to run critical, next-gen applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches—including in mobile, cloud, and data analytics content.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

IBM

Flash: Fast, Robust and Inexpensive
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With user demands growing, new storage technologies are required to close the ever-increasing gap between processors and mass storage. In this white paper, learn why flash is replacing hard disk drives as the preferred system in software-defined data centers and storage systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

Flash: It's Not Just For Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads can benefit from flash and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

FlexPod Converged Infrastructure the Right Solution for an Array of Workloads
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief offers information about a pre-engineered, converged infrastructure solution that accelerates deployment, improves scalability, and offers almost unlimited flexibility and agility. Check out how some of the challenges in the departments of government, financial and healthcare can be conquered with the help of this solution.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Gain Better Performance, and Better Insight to Your Mainframe Storage Network
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a suite of enterprise computing hardware specifically designed to help you realize the full potential of flash storage in an IBM z Systems environment.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

Brocade

How IT Modernization Can Enable Healthcare’s Continuum of Care Model
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Continuum of Care aims to improve patient outcomes and enhance provider productivity but most legacy systems cannot provide the performance needed. Access now to learn key tech characteristics IT leaders should look for to modernize their data centers and network infrastructures, and support the Continuum of Care.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

How Printing is Improving Student Performance in Unexpected Ways
sponsored by Xerox
WHITE PAPER: Printing is a major spending point for every budget, especially in schools. Fortunately, new printing technologies are keeping cost effectiveness in mind. Access this white paper to see how new, economical printing technologies are meeting student expectations while accommodating budget concerns.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xerox

How to Achieve Efficient Data Protection in the Cloud Era
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: To handle the challenges of ensuring a reliable disaster recovery strategy, this white paper explores some of the requirements that demand a new approach to data protection. Find out how trends like automation, convergence, self-service, and workload portability are affecting the way businesses manage and protect their data.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Commvault

How to Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate a virtual server, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

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

Flash Storage Performance Tips
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: With so much vendor rhetoric to weed through, it's important to understand the difference between real-world flash performance and advertised vanity performance. Thankfully, this guide makes it simple to separate the true stars from the posers. Check out these three easy steps implementing an all-flash solution that will optimize app performance.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Kaminario

Flash Storage Scalability Guide
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: To support the ebb and flow of your business, your storage should be capable of scaling up capacity while increasing performance. But it's important to remember that not all storage solutions are the same. In this white paper, learn three characteristics to look for in your next storage solution.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Kaminario

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.

General Purpose Storage Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Having a strong understand of how vendors are changing their marketing, sales and storage portfolios increase the ability of I&O leaders to optimize storage refreshes and maintain a competitive edge. In this Gartner study, see how 19 general-purpose storage vendors stack up and learn more about their individual strengths and cautions.
Posted: 21 Dec 2016 | Published: 21 Dec 2016

Nimble Storage

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

Goodbye to Windows Server 2003. Hello HP. Successfully migrate to the New Style of IT
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this transcript for five considerations that will convince you to migrate from Windows Server 2003.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

HP

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

Guide to Cost Effective Flash at a Glance
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: By 2019, around two-thirds of all enterprise budget allocated to primary storage will be spent on these arrays. Given this huge transition from spinning disk to flash, it's important to remember that not all flash solutions are equal. In this brief guide, you will find four tips to help your business get the most out of your all-flash investment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Kaminario

High Availability for SQL Server 2005 Using array-based Replication and Host-based Mirroring Technologies
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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®
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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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