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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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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.

Oracle Database 11g: Real Application Testing & Manageability Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the new Real Application Testing capabilities in the Oracle Database 11g allows database administrators to adapt to changes easily, lower their testing costs and reduce hardware and software investments.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

A Shortcut Guide to Virtualization and Service Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This Shortcut Guide to Virtualization and IT Service Automation provides an insightful overview of virtualization and IT Service Management. It helps demystify virtualization and helps you determine if virtualization is right for your environment.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Document Solutions IP Faxing versus Conventional Faxing: A Critical Analysis
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses examples in three industries with the heaviest fax usage - finance, healthcare, and insurance - to demonstrate costs and risks that are shared across all industries.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Premiere Global Services

Big Is In: X86 Buying Trends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read the Gabriel Consulting x86 Server Vendor Preference Survey to learn why IBM is positioned as the leader for greater than 4-socket computing.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 02 Oct 2008

IBM

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

PACs for Industrial Control, the Future of Control
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the origins of the Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), how PACs differ from Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and PCs, and the future direction of industrial control with PACs.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Beyond HA: The Middleware Factor in Rapid Services Deployment in Next-Generation Networks
sponsored by Enea
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the evolution of adoption commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) middleware, including the criteria for what makes adoption more viable for the telecommunications industry.
Posted: 15 Sep 2008 | Published: 15 Mar 2008

Enea

The Cost and Benefits of On-Demand Vs. On-Premise Procurement Software
sponsored by coupa.com
WHITE PAPER: While there are dozens of procurement software solutions available, there are really only two types offered: "on-premise" procurement software and newer "ondemand" procurement software. This paper outlines an approach to compute and compare them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

coupa.com

Taking a SIP: What Executives Should Know about IP Transformation in the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended for executives who are seeking to understand why SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is a must-have technology for the contact center today, and how SIP-enabled IP solutions can help align you with your goals.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Genesys

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.

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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.

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.

Oracle RAC Performance Quadruples on HP Cluster with Dolphin Express
sponsored by Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the advantages of using SuperSockets with Dolphin Express to build scalable, high performance and highly cost-effective Oracle RAC clusters with industry standard servers and Dolphin components.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions

Mobilizing Applications Lotus Domino Databases
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: The ability to access and update Lotus Domino applications can be a simple and effective way to improve efficiency. Read this paper and learn how easy it can be to create BlackBerry applications that integrate with your Lotus Domino applications.
Posted: 18 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008

BlackBerry

Can Your Data Center Infrastructure Handle the Heat of High Density
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: High density computing is today's standard in best-in-class performance and availability, and those that fail to keep pace or fall behind will find themselves no longer competitive in today's markets.
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

CyrusOne

Best Practices for a Successful Upgrade Project
sponsored by HCL Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Upgrades help businesses to maintain a competitive edge in the market. Yet, upgrades pose their own set of challenges. This white paper lists the best practices that should be followed when upgrading to achieve maximum reliability.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 May 2008

HCL Technologies Ltd.

Increasing Business Performance: Using Virtualization for SAP Applications on IBM System p Servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper captures the experiences of six large companies running SAP applications using IBM® System p™ virtualization.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

IBM

Virtualization in Education
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how virtualization technology can help connect educators and students to applications and information from almost any device.
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM Line of Business

NetBackup Disk Based Data Protection Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the disk options and their capabilities as well as the other new features in NetBackup 6.5 that make up the Enterprise Disk Foundation, also it provides guidance in choosing the appropriate disk options for your environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Symantec Corporation

Thirty-One Best Practices for the Service Desk
sponsored by GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses about the thirty one best practices which can serve as the starting point for various evaluation and improvement process.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 28 Jun 2005

GoToAssist

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

Two Billion Entry Directory Benchmark
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This benchmark evaluates Oracle Internet Directory performance under scales and throughput rates representative of those encountered in production use in both the communications industry and as part of large scale delivery architectures.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Oracle Corporation

System Recovery-Breaking through the Dissimilar Hardware Restore Challenge
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Restore Anyware can dramatically change the way organizations perform a wide range of IT tasks, including bare-metal system recovery and restoration to dissimilar hardware.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Symantec Corporation

Best Practices for Public Folders to SharePoint Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Public Folder Migrator enables you to perform migration of public folders' structure and contents into SharePoint Services and Portal Server sites.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Dell Software
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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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