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DEFINITION: Also see Disk Operating System.MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) was the Microsoft-marketed version of the first widely-installed operating system in personal computers. It was essentially the same operating system that Bill Gates's young company developed for IBM as Personal Computer - Disk Operating System (PC-DOS). Most users of either DOS system simply referred to their system as Disk  … 
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Endpoint Solutions for DaaS Facilitated Virtualized Desktops
sponsored by ViewSonic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to find out how cloud-hosted virtual desktops – or DaaS – offer an alternative solution to achieve the benefits of desktop virtualization for any organization that finds VDI prohibitive due to cost, staffing constraints or other factors.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

ViewSonic Corporation

Enterprise Development in the Cloud: Top Benefits, Drivers, and Concerns
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: According to a survey of 408 enterprise IT software development professionals, enterprises using the cloud see improvements in time to market as well as higher productivity. Read this white paper for key findings from this survey regarding enterprise development in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Expert Tips to Keep Your Mobile App Secure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can address the security problems in their app development.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc.

From Project to Product
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Software developed by an open source community with testing, certification, documentation, training and support can help IT organizations experience lower middleware with total cost of ownership and risk. Read this white paper to learn about the benefits of open source technology.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

EMC Documentum Enterprise Records Management: The Problem of Enterprise Records Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how one solution provider, EMC, is helping customers address electronic discovery challenges by helping customers manage their information infrastructure more effectively.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

EMC Corporation

Enable a Flexible, Efficient IT Infrastructure: Virtualization with Logical Domains and Sun Coolthreads™ Servers
sponsored by Insight and Sun Microsystems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a virtualization strategy that can help you achieve a lower total cost of ownership and a higher return on investment for compute assets. You'll also receive tips to avoid server sprawl and control energy use.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Insight and Sun Microsystems, Inc

Endress + Hauser Success Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how one organization successfully migrated to Linux and consolidated 14 physical servers to a single IBM System z mainframe. Inside, discover how your business can consolidate physical servers and realize other valuable benefits like rapid provisioning and easy management of virtualized Linux environments.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012


Enhanced Cloud Security with HyTrust and VMware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations today are eager to adopt cloud computing, yet recent cloud surveys cite that security, control, and IT compliance are primary issues that are slowing down the adoption of cloud computing. This resource is tailored to assist security administrators with design, validation and utilization of cloud implementations.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011


Enhancing Virtualization Performance with VMware VStorage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VMware® vSphere™ is the industry's first private cloud operating system that provides a comprehensive framework from which Dell can help deliver enhanced virtualization capabilities to clients.
Posted: 24 Jun 2009 | Published: 24 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc.

ENTERPRISE APPLICATION ARCHIVING: Unified Protection and Management for Enterprise Application Output
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today easy management of and access to archives is more than compliance and governance, it is also about improving service, repurposing content, creating new revenue streams, protecting public safety and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 12 Mar 2008

EMC Corporation

Epicor ICE 2.0: Introducing Next-Generation Business Architecture
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Epicor Internet Component Environment (ICE) 2.0 is a modern business architecture and application framework which utilizes a 100% service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web 2.0 technologies for a new breed of enterprise solution.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Epicor Software Corporation

ESG: Nexsan’s Flexible Storage System
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: Although it’s a commonly used term, "midmarket" has no standard definition; however, it can usefully be given some specific context and parameters if looked at from the perspective of some common attributes that exist within and across its three sub-tiers: the bottom, middle, and top.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 22 Sep 2011


Evaluation of Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software and Vendors
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource for a complete list of findings of an enterprise backup and recovery software and vendor evaluation conducted by Forrester Research, Inc.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013


Examining Control System Security and Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper will provide an overview of cyber threats and regulations within critical infrastructure specific to control system environments. The paper will then present a general overview of control system architecture and identify common vulnerabilities within these environments.
Posted: 30 Nov 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

Fabbrica Automatismi Apertura Cancelli Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one company migrated from its legacy IBM i platform to Linux which reduced costs, improved performance and simplified system management processes. Discover how your organization can achieve similar benefits as well as improve response time and reduce workloads.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012


Fidelity Information Services and IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM System Storage Easy Tier
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the benchmark results of a leading server/storage configuration. Obtain detailed information on the unique configuration that was tested as well as the specific architectural components.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012


Five Technologies Simplifying Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Liebert Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes five infrastructure technologies that are making it easier for growing businesses to introduce new IT systems as needed while maintaining high levels of availability.
Posted: 20 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Liebert Corporation

Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Here are four common mistakes an implementation leader and team can make, and suggestions on how to avoid them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009


Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management 2008
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how to find an optimal SIEM solution that will support the real-time log collection, is scalable, easy to deploy and will be easy to support and maintain.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008


General Introduction to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Sizing
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Review this white paper to explore the latest architectural improvements in Exchange Server 2010 along with the sizing and server role considerations for this upgrade. In addition, learn more about deployment models and example hardware options.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Get Personal: Capitalize on Your Subscriber Data with a Unified User Profile
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper discusses the role of user profile management in the telecom industry. Service providers' (SPs) efforts to manage, capitalize on, and provision user information across multiple databases are critical to fuel applications-led services.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Getting Started with Application Virtualization
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper will answer key questions such as: What is application virtualization? How does an organization get started with understanding the basics? And, how can existing technology be used to accelerate an application virtualization deployment? Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Flexera Software

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft
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MS-DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  Operating System. Like PC-DOS, MS-DOS was (and still is) a non-graphical line-oriented command-driven operating system, with a relatively simple interface but not overly "friendly" user interface. Its prompt to enter a command looks like this:C:>The first Microsoft Windows operating system was really an application that ran on top of the MS-DOS operating system. Today, Windows operating systems continue to support DOS (or a DOS-like user interface) for special purposes by emulating the operating system. In the 1970s before the personal computer was invented, IBM had a different and unrelated … 
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