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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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Five Steps To Building A Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: You need an infrastructure that enables you turn ideas into products and services and get them to market as quickly as possible. This white paper explores how composable infrastructure enhances your IT and explains the five steps to building your own.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Taking a Fresh Approach to Your User Device Management
sponsored by Centrality
WHITE PAPER: Technology is always changing, updating, and upgrading. Keeping hardware up-to-date in an era of constant change is no small task. This white paper explores a new approach to user device management that helps overcome the top ten business challenges facing the digital economy.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

Centrality

Who Can Benefit from SAP HANA Database and S/4HANA on IBM Power Systems?
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to improve flexibility, performance, and reliability for SAP HANA databases. Plus, learn how to support highly data-intensive workloads and update your underlying hardware, architecture, and processors that support SAP HANA.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

EOH IBM

The Productivity Puzzle: How to Get the Very Best out of Your People in the Modern Workplace
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Productivity remains one of the top issues facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. And while there's no doubting the importance of trying to get the most out of your talent, the approach many SMBs take actually has the reverse effect. This is the 'productivity puzzle.' Have you fell victim? Find out in the following white paper.
Posted: 14 Sep 2017 | Published: 14 Sep 2017

Microsoft

Power System S822LC for Big Data – Two-Socket Linux Server
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet discusses the Power System S822LC for big data, a scale-out Linux server that delivers a storage rich, high-data- throughput design built on open standards to meet the big data workloads of today and grow with your needs for tomorrow.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

EOH IBM

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

Rack Selection Guide
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is your guide to choosing the rack to best support your data center based on the types of applications and equipment you need to run.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

Schneider Electric

Enclosure and Rack Systems
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Today's racks and enclosures need to support a greater number and variety of applications and devices. Access this white paper to learn about a rack infrastructure that can mount a mix of different equipment and support high-capacity cable management in an efficient, flexible design.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Schneider Electric

Lock Down Your Server Security
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Protecting your server at the software level is no longer enough. Attackers have started going after your hardware. Access this white paper to learn how to secure your server hardware and firmware at every level of the enterprise.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Data Center High-Speed Migration: Infrastructure Issues, Trends, Drivers and Recommendations
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper covers the infrastructure issues, trends, and drivers that are propelling the next round of data center design and provides recommendations. Learn about the options available for migration and the different issues you'll have to weigh when making your decision.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

CommScope

DCIG Buyer's Guide for Midmarket Enterprise Storage Arrays
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: The DCIG 2016-17 Midmarket Enterprise Storage Array Buyer's Guide serves the needs of the midmarket technology buyer, collecting data on 17 of the top products in the industry and presenting that data in easy-to-consume one-page summaries. The analyst firm focused its evaluation on storage arrays with a maximum raw storage capacity of 500TB.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Tegile

Protecting Your Data in the Digital Transformation Journey
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: Application performance enables competitive advantage by increasing productivity, but could you be wasting time with servers that aren't secure? Discover a number of overarching rules and business attributes to help protect your organization's data.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Data Center Applications Standards Reference Guide: Networking and Storage
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: In this technical white paper, discover a detailed overview of the most prevalent networking and storage applications in today's modern data centers. Additionally, read on to get instruction on computer clustering, SAN and server cabling, data security, and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

CommScope

Side By Side Comparison: SSD Architectures
sponsored by NetApp
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

NetApp

Multiple Monitors in the Mobile World
sponsored by TechData - Samsung
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes looks at how businesses and organizations are benefiting from investing in desktop displays in an increasingly mobile world. Learn how to design an ergonomic office that will benefit your employees and your bottom line.
Posted: 14 Sep 2017 | Published: 14 Sep 2017

TechData - Samsung

Tools of Today's Trade
sponsored by TechData - Samsung
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how the tools of the modern workforce have evolved over the last 20 years, and find out what kind of tools your workforce needs right now, to enhance productivity.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

TechData - Samsung

The Internet Of Relevant Things: Achieving Strategic Goals By Bridging Business Objectives With IoT Context & Data
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The term Internet of Things (IoT) itself can be misleading, so it is important to consider one thing before going into a project: relevancy. Access this white paper to learn how to evaluate your IoT projects for business relevancy and better manage projects with secure networking without compromising usability.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Reduce TCO for Your Data Center with a Streamlined Hardware Maintenance Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how using a lifecycle approach to data center equipment maintenance and consolidating support vendors can help CPOs achieve goals like – reducing TCO, ease of vendor and contract management, optimizing IT availability and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Achieve Rapid Cold Start Success for SAP HANA
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's business landscape requires speed and constant availability from your database. Even if you run a tight operation, there are going to be times when a restart is unavoidable. Access this white paper to learn about a power system that can execute cold starts, leading you to a number of business benefits.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

IBM

Bring Mac To The Enterprise with A Modern Approach
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WHITE PAPER: Apple began aligning management profiles in Mac and iOS software years ago so that Macs could be managed alongside iOS devices with mobile device management (MDM). This whitepaper summarizes the key challenges of Mac management and outlines considerations and product features to help ensure a successful deployment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

vmware airwatch

Technical Support Services for SAP HANA on Power Systems
sponsored by IBM FD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to ensure your SAP HANA running on Power Systems Infrastructure is available and running optimally by using a support service offering an array of flexible support options for the full lifecycle of your SAP HANA on Power Systems infrastructure.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM FD

Riverbed Hyper-converged Edge
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the architecture of traditional HCIs and how organizations are turning to stateless, rather than stateful, hyper-converged architectures to overcome common remote office dilemmas.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2015

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

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

Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
sponsored by NetApp
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

NetApp

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
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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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