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DEFINITION: A diskette is a random access, removable data storage medium that can be used with personal computers. The term usually refers to the magnetic medium housed in a rigid plastic cartridge measuring 3.5 inches square and about 2millimeters thick. Also called a "3.5-inch diskette," it can store up to 1.44 megabytes (MB) of data. Although many personal computers today come with a 3.5-inch diskette drive  … 
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Economic Impact of Converging SAP Landscapes On Vblock Systems
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive report from Forrester Research, Inc., discover the potential ROI and other advantages you could experience by running SAP on Vblock™ converged infrastructure. Explore an ROI analysis of a composite company based off real-world businesses that migrated SAP landscapes to Vblock systems.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

VCE

Empowering Modern Services with a Converged Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how one server architecture combines storage and modules in one to handle increasing workloads while simplifying maintenance. Read on to learn if this server platform is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Ensuring the Best Outcome for Your SQL Server 2014 Upgrade
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a checklist of everything you need for a smooth transition to the new SQL Server 2014.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

ESG: Economics of Flash Compared to Hard Disk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the economic value of flash compared to hard disks, and decide for yourself if flash is worth the investment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Evolved Software-defined Storage
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews an SDS solution that endeavors to deliver the benefits of SDS with the capabilities of a traditional system.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015


Driving Growth and Delivering Value through the Channel
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: In support of the launch of the new SMB focused VNXe unified storage systems, EMC recently announced sweeping enhancements and additions to its award winning Velocity Solutions Provider Program. Access the IDC report now to further details.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

EMC

DVS Enterprise - Active System 800v with VMware Horizon View 5.2: Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a converged infrastructure solution that's designed specifically for desktop virtualization – and that is pre-configured to meet your organization's specific requirements and ready to integrate into your data center.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

Efficient Data Center: Using data center instrumentation and server refresh to optimize compute performance in constrained environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of data center power and cooling. Explore the advantages of a hardware refresh and determine if an upgrade is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Eliminate Compromise: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage – the Only Primary Storage Architecture You Need
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Say "Yes" to the last primary storage platform you'll ever need. This entails painless migration to Tier-1 storage and 8x faster storage to provision. In this white paper, learn how you can respond to any demand effortlessly, without exception, and without compromise.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

EMC Unisphere for VNXe: Next-Generation Storage Management: A Detailed Review
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces EMC Unisphere  for VNXe, a web-based management environment for creating storage resources; configuring and scheduling protection for stored data; and managing and monitoring other storage operations on VNXe platforms.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC

EMC VNXe Series
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: The EMC VNXe series redefines networked storage for the small business to small enterprise user, delivering an unequaled combination of features, simplicity, and efficiency. This paper takes an in-depth look at the EMC VNXe series hardware and base software solutions.
Posted: 12 Feb 2011 | Published: 12 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

EMC VSPEX End User Computing Solutions With VMware vSphere and VMware View
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores a storage infrastructure that eliminates the planning and configuration burdens that are associated with adopting an end-user computing solution.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

OnX USA LLC

EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure for Microsoft Sharepoint 2013
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows the evolution of SharePoint and explore the latest features and reference architecture that support collaboration, document and records management, search and retrieval, and other essential tasks in environments that house massive quantities of unstructured information.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC & Arrow

EMC VSPEX Server Virtualization Solutions For Small and Medium Business
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a pre-validated and modular architecture and its key capabilities that enable complete virtualization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

OnX USA LLC

EMC's VNX Family: A Unifying Force in Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: EMC has just announced two new unified storage platforms. EMC states that these two products build on the simplicity and efficiency focus it is already driving by adding affordability and power – overall its new products are “optimized for virtualized IT.” This paper will review the validity and relevance of these assertions against market needs.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

EMC

EMC's VNX Family: A Unifying Force in Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: EMC has just announced two new unified storage platforms. EMC states that these two products build on the simplicity and efficiency focus it is already driving by adding affordability and power – overall its new products are “optimized for virtualized IT.” This paper will review the validity and relevance of these assertions against market needs.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

EMC

Enhance System Performance with a New Elastic Storage Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a new approach to storage that will allow you to separate workload operations, free up back-end storage and manage data dynamically between storage pools.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

IBM

Enterprise Backup and Recovery Methodologies for Oracle
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an introductory overview of some of the enterprise backup options available for Oracle data.
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Datalink Corp

Enterprise Solution Design for SAP HANA
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the three principles of great enterprise design—stability, scalability, and agility—and learn how to apply them to your SAP landscape with a focus on SAP HANA. Read on for best practices and key design considerations for implementing your SAP HANA enterprise-level solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

Enterprise Storage at the Speed of Flash
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover the all-flash enterprise storage solution that you've been waiting for.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

IBM

Enterprise-Ready Scale-Out with Data ONTAP 8 Cluster-Mode
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces an emerging unified scale-out solution purpose-built to provide an adaptable, always-on storage infrastructure for virtualized environments. Read on to learn what this approach to scale-out could mean for your company and its data.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

NetApp

ESG Analyst Report: “Changing the Way You Purchase Storage”
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper discusses the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment and why it’s time to modernize your approach to storage.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

NetApp

ExaGrid Systems Named Champion in Disk Backup Vendor Landscape by Info-Tech Research Group
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As a Disk Backup Champion, ExaGrid received the highest rating from Info-Tech Research Group for its exceptional product architecture and overall vendor score highlighting the company’s ‘exemplary’ strategy and strong viability, reach and channel. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Examining IBM Innovation at Both Ends of the Storage Spectrum- Part 1: Tape
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: Find proof that tape isn't dead by checking out this research conducted by The 451 Group, a leading global analyst and data company. This October, 2012 white paper contains the findings of The 451 Group's recent visit to IBM's research facility in Zurich and presents 451 Research's opinion of IBM's innovations and activities in the tape space.
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

The 451 Group
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FLOPPY DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  pre-installed, some notebook computers and centrally-administered desktop computers omit them.Some older computers provide drives for magnetic diskettes that are 5.25 inches square, about 1 millimeter thick, and capable of holding 1.2 megabytes of data. These were sometimes called "floppy disks" or "floppies" because their housings are flexible. In recent years, 5.25-inch diskettes have been largely replaced by 3.5-inch diskettes, which are physically more rugged. Many people also call the newer hard-cased diskette a "floppy."Magnetic diskettes are convenient for storing individual files and small … 
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