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DEFINITION: Image compression is minimizing the size in bytes of a graphics file without degrading the quality of the image to an unacceptable level. The reduction in file size allows more images to be stored in a given amount of disk or memory space. It also reduces the time required for images to be sent over the Internet or downloaded from Web pages.There are several different ways in which image files can  … 
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Mobile is the New Normal for Conducting Business
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cloud-based mobile file sharing solution that enables convenient and secure user collaboration.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

GlobalScape

Webroot Secure Anywhere Cloud vs. Six Traditional Security Products
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: PassMark Software recently conducted performance testing on eight security software products, on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. View this white paper to uncover how the software performed in different areas. Each guideline is explained further in the resource.
Posted: 27 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

Webroot

Effectively Treating the Dreadful Blight of File Bloat
sponsored by Neuxpower
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert paper to learn more about the worst file bloat offenders, the dire consequences of file bloat, file bloat work-arounds, and much more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2010

Neuxpower

IDC Opinion: The Economic Impact of File Virtualization - Reducing Storage Costs and Improving Management Efficiency
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are adopting new strategies for building file-based storage solutions. In several interviews, IDC found that companies are increasing their file-based storage by 50-120% a year, placing a high priority on efficiency.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 May 2007

F5 Networks

Compression in DB2 Viper
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: The DB2 Viper is contributing significant advancements in database compression technology. This white paper compares the leading data server compression utilities and details how to reduce storage costs and improve performance.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

IBM Software Group

DB2 9 Unveiled: Overview and New Enhancements
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: IBM DB2 9 (previously codenamed 'Viper') for Linux, UNIX, and Windows marks a new stage in the evolution of data servers. This IBM white paper introduces and details many of DB2 9's innovative features and capabilities.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

IBM Software Group
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FILE COMPRESSION SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  be compressed. For Internet use, the two most common compressed graphic image formats are the JPEG format and the GIF format. The JPEG method is more often used for photographs, while the GIF method is commonly used for line art and other images in which geometric shapes are relatively simple.Other techniques for image compression include the use of fractals and wavelets. These methods have not gained widespread acceptance for use on the Internet as of this writing. However, both methods offer promise because they offer higher compression ratios than the JPEG or GIF methods for some … 
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