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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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CW Special Report on HP
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WHITE PAPER: This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on HP, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 23 Mar 2013 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Datacore & Nexsan: Efficient Storage Virtualization
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WHITE PAPER: The following solution brief examines a storage system that leverages virtualization to provide a business with greater availability, agility, performance, and flexibility.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Imation Corp.

Dell notebooks are the most reliable according to Customer Satisfaction Research
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WHITE PAPER: Inside this study, discover five key areas where enterprise customers value a notebook vendor and find out how Dell performed in each of the core areas of the study when compared to the market.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Desktop Admin for BYOD: Security Chapter
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WHITE PAPER: The risk presented by BYOD should not prevent companies from taking advantage of its benefits, including flexibility and cost savings.  Inside, learn how to clearly define your BYOD security strategy and get the most out of this trend.
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Desktop virtualization architecture designed for on-demand growth
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, informative resource to find out how one data center solution can provide you with the support you need for desktop virtualization.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a sampling of real business results that organizations in a variety of industries worldwide have achieved by implementing Oracle Exadata. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Deduplication: Trends, Predictions, and Usage Best Practices
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WHITE PAPER: Through deduplication delivered from Data Domain appliances and an entire ecosystem of backup technologies, EMC is improving efficiency, enabling customers to spend less time and money on backup and recovery. EMC continues to invest in the extensibility of its Data Domain platform and DD Boost software.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

EMC Corporation

Delivering Tomorrow's Backup and Recovery Infrastructure
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the best practices for modernizing all facets of your backup and recovery architecture in a fashion that suits your budget and established processes. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

EMC Corporation

DELL DX Object Storage Platform – Remote Synchronous Replication Configuration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this document is to provide DX Storage administrators, application developers, and support teams instructions on the DX platform configuration required when applications are utilizing the remote synchronous write feature to enable synchronous writes to a local and remote DX Clusters.
Posted: 01 May 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerEdge C8000 Series: Flexible, Powerful, and Efficient
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief resource to learn about the Dell PowerEdge C8000 – the only shared infrastructure which enables organizations to easily reconfigure, refresh and scale out as needed.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell PowerEdge R720xd
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Easily scale for massive data growth with the excellent storage capacity, memory density and I/O capabilities of the PowerEdge™ R720xd rack server.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell PowerEdge R720xd
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WHITE PAPER: Get an inside look at Dell's cutting-edge rack server with this concise, quick-reference guide to get you started along the path to exceptional maintenance of your thriving workload and business.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell PowerVault MD3000 1000 Mailbox Local Continuous Replication Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 1000 mailbox Exchange Server 2007 environment with Local Continuous Replication (LCR) feature.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerVault MD3000 3000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 3000 mailbox Exchange 2007 environment with Single Copy Cluster in a high availability clustering mechanism based on the Microsoft Cluster Service shared storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell™ Reference Architecture Sizing and Best Practices for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 in a VMware® ESX Server Environment using EqualLogic PS Series Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the Dell Reference Architecture, a blueprint or a starting configuration, for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 in a virtualized server environment and provides guidelines for designing and sizing the storage for the same using Dell EqualLogic PS Series storage systems.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc.

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
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WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell™ | VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 Virtualization Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes validated architectures for Dell | VMware™ virtual infrastructures. The Virtualization RA is intended to provide customers with an example basis to consider, evaluate, and select the Dell virtualization solution components that best fit their requirements.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

Dell and VMware

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 SP2 with Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Deploying Oracle® Real Application Clusters on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This quick start guide shows how to configure the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and hosts on the Solaris™ Operating System for Oracle RAC infrastructure deployment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Deployment Framework Best Practices
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various Linux configuration and deployment options. Discover key installation considerations to take into account and obtain best practices to help you execute your implementation with ease.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

Designing and Implementing a Medium Server Farm with SharePoint 2010
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses key criteria and decision points for determining what server and storage hardware are appropriate for a medium-sized SharePoint Server 2010 farm. It offers guidelines and rules of thumb for determining how much storage space should be allocated, and when separate storage volumes are desirable.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

Detailed Information on Popular Storage Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides comprehensive information on one of the most widely used storage platforms.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Differentiating Hyper-Converged Infrastructures: A Vendor Profile
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about one hyperconvergence provider and all of the features it offers to fit in with your workloads and company philosophy.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

ServiceNow

Disaster Recovery Solutions from VMware: Transforming Disaster Recovery - VMware Infrastructure for Rapid, Reliable and Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VMware Infrastructure is transforming the way disaster recovery is done today and in the future; it changes the disaster recovery paradigm to one that is cost effective, rapid and reliable.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 18 Oct 2008

VMware, Inc.

Distributed Object Store Principles of Operation: The Case for Intelligent Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the growth of distributed object stores (DOS) and examines the underlying mechanisms that guide their use and development.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2012

Hitachi Data Systems
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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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