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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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PowerEdge R630: Big Performance in a Small Package
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn of a space saving yet powerful 1U server. Discover how with one server you can boost orders-per-minute performance by up to 10.5 times.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

HP ServeIT for IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover the three preconfigured server solutions available to move your business forward offered by industry giants HP and Microsoft. Cut and slash mundane IT task times to open your days to innovation by choosing the ProLiant Gen 8 server sized right for you.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Update Your Windows: HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 End of Support (EOS) and Microsoft Migrations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to learn why choosing a partner with vast expertise like HP enables you to start planning, analyzing, and transitioning to Windows Server 2012 without hitting bumps along the road. Start your migration away from Windows Server 2003 now before it's too late and learn how choosing HP helps your business grow.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Take Control Over Your Application Performance
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution that can help you overcome 9 key datacenter and cloud architecture challenges.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Citrix

Bio-Reference Discovered the Key to Solving Network and Application Performance Issues
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This case study provides insight into a solution that Bio-Reference Laboratories deployed to address network and application performance problems.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Fluke Networks

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper 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

Wyse Intel-Based 3000 Series Thin Client: Powerful and highly configurable
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the Wyse Intel-based 3000 series thin client, a hardware solution capable of driving a wide range of applications, including HD multimedia and rich graphics, to just about all of your end-users, no matter what their needs may be.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Hardware Upgrades to Improve Database SharePoint, Exchange, and File Server Performance with the Dell Poweredge T630
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: You can have the hardware necessary to ensure your applications meet business workloads of today and those to come in the future with the Dell PowerEdge T630 Tower Server.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Database Performace And Resiliency In The Dell Poweredge R630 Running Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: To answer your needs, Dell offers the PowerEdge R630, a 1U space-saving server. Running two or three of these servers in a cluster with 1.8inch SATA SSDs, you can boost OPM performance up to 10.5 times that of with HDDs, meaning fast delivery with a small footprint.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

IBM Virtual Storage Center TCO Infographic for Large Enterprises
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this infographic to learn how one virtual storage center can help increase capacity, reduce costs, and optimize data management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

IBM

Improving Database Performace With Dell Fluid Cache For SAN
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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 Intel®

Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper classifies the different types of prefabricated data centres to inform you what components are included in each. Download this informative guide to gain insight into which modular data centre may be right for your business.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

APC by Schneider Electric

Scale your server to suit your needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Power Systems do not let you pay for unused server capacity. The server runs to its full potential so your business can operate with agility.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

The Dell PowerEdge T630 Server Reduces Latency and Offers Improved Performance.
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dell offers the PowerEdge T630 tower server to reduce workload latency up to 97.9% compared to legacy tower servers.  The T630 also offers 421.9% more OPM running the same workload as a legacy tower server.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerEdge R730xd Servers Consolidate Obsolete Database Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dell provides a high powered solution for data centers in need. The PowerEdge R730xd server runs at six times the efficiency of last hardware refresh cycle's legacy server.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Dell Speeds Up Servers with the PowerEdge R630
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Start and end your search with the Dell PowerEdge R630 Server. This dense 1U machine, when upgraded with SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) performs up to 10.5 times faster than the standard hard disk drives.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

A reference architecture for a leading solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the reference architecture for a leading server solution. Learn how this architecture is designed to influence the benefits of virtualizing the underlying infrastructure and address the common problems associated with hardware sprawl.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Embrace Virtualization, Cloud, and ITaaS: HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 all-flash array
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how to reduce storage management time by 90% and complete 6x more transactions per second with 90% fewer disks.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Struq Customer Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why a digital advertising company needed to adopt a new cloud infrastructure quickly to keep up with demand.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Architecting the Right Stack for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Scalr
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the layered structure of technologies that make up the cloud, also known as the "cloud stack."
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Scalr

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an SDS platform that provides end-to-end solutions that fully meet performance, availability, support, and scalability needs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Intel Cloud Builders Guide to Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel Platforms
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes scale-out storage reference architecture to demonstrate a "content cloud storage" deployment.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Red Hat

IDC MarketScape: Who Stands Out in the Data Center Hardware Support Services Market?
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: This study assesses the data center hardware support services market to give you a better sense of which vendors are best positioned to meet current and predicted future demands. Read on to learn which vendors set themselves apart in terms of capabilities and strategies.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CISCO & INTEL®

Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses one component of Cisco's Unified Computing Solution: Stateless computing, which allows all the hardware settings of a server to be saved on a location outside the server itself, and is implemented through an XML-based software feature called a service profile.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Cisco's popular and powerful Unified Computing Solution is driven by the flexibility and agility of the hardware failover options and Service Profiles.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge
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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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