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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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How Business Rule Automation Helps Insurers Deal with Digital Disruption
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how business rules automation through a Business Rules Management System (BRMS) helps remove the IT bottleneck to agility.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014


How Does Software-Enabled MDM Add Value to Your Business?
sponsored by JAMF Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights one MDM enterprise suite, and examines how mobile management adds incredible value to your business when combined with Apple. Read on now to access the simplicity and versatility of software-enabled MDM.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 19 Mar 2015

JAMF Software

How the Toronto Police Service Implemented a Successful Mobile Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the Toronto Police Service implemented smartphones and social media training to better prepare the police force to prevent crime while reducing costs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015


How to Successfully Meet the Business Demand for Custom Apps
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: A recent survey shows that as many as 71% of IT teams aren't equipped to handle business demand for app development. This white paper uses survey results to explore why, and delivers tips on mitigating development bottlenecks.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

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: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Nov 2010

Dell and Microsoft

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


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

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


GPS Receiver Testing
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: Today, the power of software enables you to create GPS waveforms that accurately emulate the real word signal. In addition, advances in instrument bus technology enable record and playback of live GPS signals with PXI instrumentation.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

National Instruments

Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Software at United Airlines
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes virtualization capabilities of the new Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software which improve storage utilization to new levels...
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

How Customers Are Cutting Costs and Building Value with Microsoft Virtualization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization provides powerful, tangible ways to streamline many traditionally time-consuming processes and minimize the resources needed to deploy and manage IT resources. This white paper examines how Microsoft® customers are using virtualization technology to simplify their IT infrastructure, IT processes, and save money.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008


How Dell Services Help Simplify the Migration Path to Microsoft Windows 7
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Hardware and application compatibility, peripheral compatibility, staff training, and the planning and deployment timeline are all key issues to consider before beginning a Windows 7 migration. This paper details Dell’s ability to help organizations simplify this transition.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 08 Oct 2010

Dell and Microsoft

How Does Virtualization Change Your Approach to Enterprise Security?
sponsored by GlassHouse Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As with any new technology, in order to achieve a secure implementation, it is necessary to augment existing policies and practices with an understanding of how virtualization works. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

GlassHouse Technologies, Inc.

How NOT to Wreck Your Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Numara Software
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper “How NOT to Wreck Your Windows 7 Migration” and learn how to deal with the complexities of planning and managing a migration to Windows 7. NOW!
Posted: 07 Jan 2010 | Published: 07 Jan 2010

Numara Software

How Red Hat Delivers a Secure Enterprise Platform for Next-Generation DataCenters
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to the key differentiators that set Red Hat Enterprise Linux apart in regards to security for next-generation datacenters. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Red Hat

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013


How to implement virtualization on a budget
sponsored by HP and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel®

How to Migrate From Oracle DatabaseLite to Sybase SQL Anywhere
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This document assists with the mobile application migration process from Oracle Database Lite to Sybase SQL Anywhere technology. SQL Anywhere enables bi-directional enterprise data synchronization between multiple mobile devices and an Oracle Database.
Posted: 25 Feb 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

How to Simplify Migrations with Virtualization
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper takes an in-depth look at user virtualization, which allows for the management of user-specific information independent of the desktop – thus minimizing the complexity of any desktop operating system migration.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013


How to Unlock the Promise of Agile in the Enterprise
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper discusses Agile, and how it can be implemented on a large scale. Read on to find out what benefits one can expect from enterprise-wide Agile implementation, and what challenges await.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015


How Your Operating System Choice Impacts Business and IT Investments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right operating system and pairing it with the right hardware matters to your customers and business. Read this white paper to learn about the significant technical, administrative, and cost benefits of upgrading from Solaris 8 or 9 to Oracle Solaris 10.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

HP BladeSystem c-Class SAN Connectivity Technology Brief
sponsored by PC Connection and HP
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the hardware and software required to connect HP BladeSystem c--Class server blades to Storage Area Networks1 (SANs) using Fibre Channel (FC) interconnect technology.
Posted: 15 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

PC Connection and HP

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

HP Fortify on Demand - Enterprise Software Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP is changing the enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research and security events and vulnerabilities, they develop an unparalleled visibility. Access this informative white paper to learn more about security-as-a-service (SaaS) and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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