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ALSO CALLED: Hardware Devices, Physical Devices, Machines
DEFINITION: In information technology, hardware is the physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and other devices. The term arose as a way to distinguish the "box" and the electronic circuitry and components of a computer from the program you put in it to make it do things. The program came to be known as the software.Hardware implies permanence and invariability. Software or programming can easily  … 
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Hardware White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Dell XC Web-Scale Converged Appliance for Citrix® XenDesktop®
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document addresses the architecture design, configuration, and implementation considerations for the key components required to deliver non-persistent FlexCast virtual desktops via Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp on Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5.5.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc.

Using the latest compilier technologies on z systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the features and benefits of IBM's strategic compilers specifically designed for z Systems. Read now for the advantages of staying current with the latest compiler technology.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

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

Solving Data, Tech, and App Challenges with Hardware-Optimized Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will guide you through how to store, manage, and analyze massive data sets with this hybrid infrastructure combination, while resulting in increased performance in your company. Read on here to find out how you can refresh hardware improvements to meet the demands of business-critical applications.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

NetApp

Why (And How) Managed Srevice Providers Should Sell SaaS Applications
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why MSPs should be selling SaaS, and more importantly, how to go about it.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

Adopting a More Efficient and Affordable Strategy for Multi-Vendor Support
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a potent strategy for handling a multi-vendor environment. Access now and learn to utilize this strategy to ensure an always-on operation with higher availability, reliability, and value.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

IBM

Capitalize on a Big Opportunity: Move Enterprise Services to the Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guidebook to learn how you can build a successful enterprise cloud solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dimension Data

Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for MS Private Cloud Fast Track
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this solution brief to discover a flexible reference architecture designed for simple, scalable Microsoft Private Cloud deployments.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Dell and Microsoft

Hyper Converged Infrastructure Appliances for Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this technical paper to discover the role a hyper converged infrastructure appliance plays in a private cloud.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Riak NoSQL for high availability and scale
sponsored by Basho Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why companies are moving away from relational databases and towards Riak. Additionally, learn simple patterns for building common applications in Riak using its key/value design, dealing with data conflicts, and discuss multi-datacenter replication.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Basho Technologies

Side By Side Comparison: SSD Architectures
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are looking to upgrade to flash storage. However, there are a vast amount of flash storage arrays on the market. How can you choose the one that's right for you?Access this white paper for a side by side comparison of two all-flash arrays to help you decide on an array that's right for your business.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Solidfire

Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to compare two solid-state storage systems, and decide if one is right for your business.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Solidfire

VDI Client Mountable Display Ensures Ergonomic Functionality & Stability
sponsored by ViewSonic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource highlights a monitor that features an industry-leading client-mountable ergonomic stand for stable, trouble-free client mounting. Find out how this technology is compatible with most discrete VDI clients and addresses the needs of enterprise VDI deployments.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

ViewSonic Corporation

Hadoop for Cloud ebook
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can use Hadoop in the cloud to cost-effectively deploy analytics for all users in your organization, providing the benefits of big data to everyone. Read on to learn how to reduce hardware and software costs, avoid future expansion costs, and simplify development processes.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 Design and Sizing Guide
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how administrators can correctly design and size a Virtual SAN cluster, answers some of the common question around number of hosts, flash devices and magnetic disks, and outlines the configuration options.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware, Inc.

A More Efficient and Flexible Approach to Storage in Virtual Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the new VMware Virtual SAN 6.0, which is a storage solution that combines the compute and storage resources of vSphere hosts.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

VMware, 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

Changing the Data Center Economics with All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how an all-flash array is changing the economics of the data center by benefitting key areas
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Kaminario

Test Results: SQL Server on  All-Flash Storage Array
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how pairing SQL with an all-flash array improves both backup processes and data recovery.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario

Overcome Your Data Center Storage Challenges
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a software and hardware solutions that balance reliability, availability, and data protection of storage in the data center to suit end-users unique needs. Find out how these solutions work efficiently and seamlessly with your existing infrastructure to help maximize you IT investments.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Five Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn what features you should look for when creating a highly manageable infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at a series of desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual and quad core options to suit your unique budget, application, and performance needs
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Improving Database Performance With Dell Fluid Cache For SAN
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how just three Dell PowerEdge servers running Dell Fluid Cache cuts I/O request delivery by 91.6%. Sure, what you have is fast, but faster is better for your organization and it comes without major remodeling.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

IBM FlashSystem 900: Value at the Core
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how flash storage can boost storage performance and speed up processing times. Read on to learn about the technology behind a new flash storage system.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

IBM

Real-time Compression Results In Storage Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a storage system that uses real-time compression and SSD technology to boost storage performance. Read on to learn more about how the benefits of this storage system provide a strong ROI, and how your organization could cut costs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM
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HARDWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  be varied. You can put an entirely new program in the hardware and make it create an entirely new experience for the user. You can, however, change the modular configurations that most computers come with by adding new adapters or cards that extend the computer's capabilities.Like software, hardware is a collective term. Hardware includes not only the computer proper but also the cables, connectors, power supply units, and peripheral devices such as the keyboard, mouse, audio speakers, and printers.Hardware is sometimes used as a term collectively describing the physical aspects of telephony … 
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