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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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Flash-Centric Architecture Bests Competitors with In-line Data Efficiency & All-inclusive Licensing
sponsored by Tegile, a Western Digital brand
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn four ways Tegile IntelliFlash differs from Pure Storage FlashArray//m in meeting the needs of your data center. Learn how to differentiate these offers in their protocol to accelerate any workload, capacity to maximize data center savings, cost-effective replication, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Tegile, a Western Digital brand

Flash-Centric Architecture Vendor Matchup
sponsored by Tegile, a Western Digital brand
WHITE PAPER: Flash has been creating disruptive change in the data center and the storage industry. As the flash market matures, it is difficult to know which vendor is going to best suit your business needs. Access this white paper to learn what to look for in a flash-centric storage solution and see two vendors compared.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Tegile, a Western Digital brand

FlashStack: Energizing IT
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Are you taking full advantage of data center technical innovations? If not, access this sheet to get a bird's eye view of FlashStack, a flash-integrated converged infrastructure that will flex, scale, and support the services, apps, and rate of change that you need to maintain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

For CTO’s: The No-Nonsense Way to Accelerate Your Business with Containers
sponsored by Canonical
WHITE PAPER: Containers are improving data center efficiency and performance without having to make additional investments in hardware or infrastructure. This white paper explains the background and timeline to the development of containers, and the technology that has led to the proliferation of containers on the Linux platform.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Canonical

Fulfilling the Promise of Infrastructure Consolidation
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a software defined storage (SDS) system that features adaptive parallel I/O to help you reach the full potential of your virtualized workloads on hyperconverged servers.
Posted: 10 Jul 2017 | Published: 10 Jul 2017

DataCore Software Corporation

How Does the ADS1000 Differ from Traditional All Flash Arrays?
sponsored by Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By downloading this paper, you'll learn about a fully networked, scalable NVMe over Ethernet architecture—ADS1000—that dismantles the inefficiencies associated with traditional SAN dual-controller architecture. Read on to compare these SSDs with other all-flash arrays, as well.
Posted: 26 Sep 2017 | Published: 26 Sep 2017

Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.

How to Choose an IT Rack
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Your IT rack is the building block of your data center and has to support all of your equipment. Use this white paper to evaluate and manage racks considering your growth plan, rack performance, and user preference before the installation.
Posted: 29 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Schneider Electric

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

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.

Get the most out of your data backup tapes: Caring for magnetic media
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have specific instructions for the care of magnetic tape cartridges, which differ from tape technology to tape technology. It's important to follow those instructions in addition to the general suggestions presented here. Read this tutorial now to find out so much more.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

Quantum Corporation

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®

How to Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate virtual servers, 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: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

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

HP 3PAR Utility Storage
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper makes the business case for utility storage, the delivery of IT resources as a service (similar to a water or electric company), and introduces an infrastructure solution designed to leverage this principle and improve an organization's journey to the cloud. Read on to learn about this emerging technology and its benefits.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

HPM Networks
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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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