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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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Indonesia Stock Exchange halves its hardware investment cost with a Red Hat Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explains how the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) was able to half its hardware costs by leveraging a Linux system to support trading machines, surveillance machines, database engines, and more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

Reworking the Infrastructure for IT Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on the ability of pre-integrated, pre-configured, and pre-optimized hardware platforms to help improve efficiency in modern data centers.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the three major reasons organizations should absolutely consider VDI for the business.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

VMware

How to Adapt to the Dynamics of the Virtual Workforce
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at an integrated solution stack from Dell that enables desktop virtualization, from pilots to full scale deployments, as a complete data center solution.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Choosing Between Room, Row, and Rack-based Cooling for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about the impact new data center hardware is having on power and cooling and the emerging containment strategies for room, row, and rack-based cooling to combat these inefficiencies.  Read on to learn more about these improved cooling methods and when to use each type.
Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 21 Jan 2013

Schneider Electric

Top Ten Considerations For A Successful Windows 8 Deployment
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Windows 8 boasts a number of upgrades and enhancements, and for the users of legacy Windows versions, time is running out to migrate.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

Dell and Microsoft

Budgeting for Your Next Hardware Investment: New Pricing and Payment Methods
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides the necessary financial tools you'll need when you begin investing in your new IBM storage solution or IBM Power System server. Find out how financing can help your business.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

IBM

Quickly access patient data with enhanced security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives an overview of the HP mt40, a thin client tailored for business-needs and promises high reliability, low ownership costs, PC-like performance, faster processing power, and flexible battery options. Read on to learn more about the HP mt40, including features, specifications, support services and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Device Manager 4.5 User Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: this comprehensive white paper gives insight into an innovative server-based application that provides powerful centralized administration capabilities for thin client devices running HP software
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

IBM PureFlex Systems with VMWare: Cloud-ready virtualization with the flexibility of an expert integrated system
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the benefits of combining IBM PureFlex System with VMware. Inside, discover how you can implement a reliable cloud-ready infrastructure with integrated hardware and software designed for efficient virtualization. Discover if this combination will bring the benefits your organization needs.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

DVS Enterprise - Active System 800v with VMware Horizon View 5.2: Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a converged infrastructure solution that's designed specifically for desktop virtualization – and that is pre-configured to meet your organization's specific requirements and ready to integrate into your data center.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft Exchange 2010
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Explore this solution brief to learn about an innovative rack server series specifically designed to help organizations deploy and effectively run Microsoft Exchange Server environments. Learn more about the advanced features and benefits of this hardware.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

Insight

Solihull Council Marks a Decade with Red Hat Open Source Technology , Saving over £1 Million
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn why a government industry has relied on the same Linux solution for the past ten years, using an open source model to simplify software and hardware implementations, reduce costs, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

Gartner Report: Dell's Data Center Strategy: From Chassis to Fabric-Based System
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a fabric-based infrastructure solution that optimizes data center efficiency and agility. Uncover the impacts and recommendations when considering a converged infrastructure strategy for your IT environment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Why Linux Virtualization is Ready for Prime Time
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of virtualizing Linux workloads. This resource examines the historical concerns about Linux virtualization and outlines how enterprises can safely make this transition.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Red Hat and HP

Efficient Data Center: Using data center instrumentation and server refresh to optimize compute performance in constrained environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of data center power and cooling. Explore the advantages of a hardware refresh and determine if an upgrade is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR APPLICATIONS WITH FUSION MIDDLEWARE
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of operating multiple applications simultaneously. Find out how you can improve efficiency and reduce risk with a pre-integrated application infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Running SAP NetWeaver on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: An Architectural Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper underscores the importance of a cohesive SAP infrastructure. Explore a recommended architecture and the process involved in implementing it.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

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

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a memory-optimized relational database that provides detailed visibility into the performance of your critical applications. Learn more about this platform and its key features and installation steps here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Improving Data Center Infrastructure with Oracle's x86 Systems
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your organization can fight the complexity that usually comes with virtualization and cloud computing. This white paper presents a vendor that can offer a complete hardware and software stack for virtualized x86 infrastructures which allows enhanced reliability, optimized performance and cost savings.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: IT budgets are not expected to recover anytime soon, so companies need to adjust to the reality of using fewer resources to deliver business services. This white paper explains how you can accomplish this seemingly impossible objective by running your critical workloads on Linux.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

IT Security: Built-In Protection with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: New security threats are constantly emerging, and it is your responsibility to properly protect your business. This white paper discusses four key aspects of IT security and explains how you can effectively address them by implementing processors with built-in security features.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Intel

The State of the i
sponsored by Connectria Hosting
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the developments of IBM i on Power Systems. Discover how to achieve valuable benefits like reliability, simplified installation and administration, continuing hardware innovations and much more.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

Connectria Hosting
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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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