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DEFINITION: MULTOS (which stands for "Multiple Operating System") is an operating system that allows multiple application program s to be installed and to reside separately and securely on a smart card . Each program is isolated by the operating system so that no application can interfere with another one. Whereas earlier smart card systems did not allow new applications to be installed or old ones deleted, MULTOS  … 
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The Perfect Storm - Why Now Is The Time For Open Source
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Open source is recognized for its ease of use, high performance, and affordability, especially amidst turbulent economic conditions. The high value of open source, coupled with economic and organizational pressure, represents a "perfect storm" for CIOs, giving them the opportunity to deploy high-performing, cost-effective open source solutions.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Red Hat and Intel

The Solaris Operating System - Optimized For The Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a quick reference guide for developers and system administrators that want to optimize the Solaris OS on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series platform.
Posted: 24 Apr 2009 | Published: 24 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Intel Corporation

Desktop Virtualization with Citrix XenDesktop - 3 Easy Steps to a Better Desktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The complexity and cost of running and maintaining the desktop has reached new heights in today's progressively mobile and global business environment. In this paper, we'll take a look at the factors that are changing the world of the desktop and rendering traditional desktop lifecycle management obsolete.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Citrix

HP ProLiant Servers: Family Guide
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Shift your IT from technology that merely supports the business to technology that powers the business. The HP Adaptive Infrastructure portfolio creates the foundation for delivering better business outcomes by enabling you to reduce operational costs, accelerate speed of IT change, and deliver higher quality of service to the business.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 21 Apr 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Managing Web Infrastructures Storage Cost, Complexity, and Performance
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of Sun Open Storage for the Web platform, offering evidence of the business benefits with the Sun™ Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and other Sun Open Storage offerings.
Posted: 14 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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

Microsoft

Lab Test: AppZero Turbo-Charges Server Consolidation
sponsored by AppZero
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the impact of application virtualization technology on overall system performance. It documents a simple performance evaluation of application virtualization using AppZero virtual application appliance (VAA) compared to a VMware ESXbased system using virtual machines (VM).
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

AppZero

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

The Value of PowerVM Workload Partitions: New Virtualization Options in IBM AIX v6.1
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from the Sageza Group, Inc. explains why Workload Partitions (WPARs) are a more cost-effective way to meet the needs of your organization.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

IBM

Secrets to Shrinking Your Storage for VMware
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: VMware has drastically increased storage capacity requirements, but deduplication functionality can help reverse this effect. Read this white paper to learn how real IT shops have managed to achieve space capacity savings in the virtualized data center.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

NetApp

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

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

Vista SP1: What You Need to Know before You Deploy
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The release of Windows Vista SP1 enables customers to take advantage of improvements that Microsoft and its partners have developed. It's a continuation of Microsoft and its partners' drive to provide the best experience possible.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Virtualization Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains an approach to virtualization software that relies on the host operating system to provide the service to talk directly to the underlying hardware.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Agentless Application Virtualization: Enabling the Evolution of the Desktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this study, IDC analyst Michael Rose discusses how VMware ThinApp, an agentless virtualization solution, addresses the challenges of desktop computing. Read this paper to learn about the pros and cons of virtualized client computing.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

VMware, Inc.

ISSU: A Planned Upgrade Tool
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the selection of an ISSU design, which requires a comprehensive approach that considers various permutations of redundant and non-redundant router architectures.
Posted: 25 Nov 2008 | Published: 25 Nov 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To deploy new computing resources without exceeding the thermal limits of its data center, CERN is taking a comprehensive approach to improving energy efficiency. This paper outlines key strategies, including a move to Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Streaming and Virtual Hosted Desktop Study
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what Intel IT found when they compared the impact on servers and the network for both streaming software and virtually hosted computing models.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel

Software On-Demand: Operating System/Application Streaming Client Study
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT explored the technical feasibility and value of enterprise streaming. The study showed very favorable results with respect to performance, user perceptions, and the impact on IT operations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

HP Virtualization with Intel and VMware: End-to-end Virtualization of IT Resources
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a virtualization approach that easily enables you to consolidate IT resources, enhance disaster recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

VMware, Inc.

Citrix XenApp 5.0: Preparing for a Successful Migration
sponsored by visionapp
WHITE PAPER: Citrix XenApp 5.0 offers new functionality: with preferential load balancing, preset values can now be applied to both specific users and particular applications.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

visionapp

IT Takes Virtualization to Make an Agile Infrastructure
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how AMD's ecosystem partners are adapting their software to take advantage of new virtualization extensions. It also explores the future of virtual technology, and assesses its impact on the industry in years to come.
Posted: 04 Nov 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

AMD

Multi-core Processors - The Next Evolution in Computing
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Multi-core processors offer performance and productivity benefits beyond the capabilities of today's single-core processors.
Posted: 04 Nov 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

AMD

MDS 9000 SAN-OS Software: The Virtual Machine Aware SAN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the innovative approach introduced by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to support an end-to-end virtualized SAN environment that is flexible, secure, scalable, and mobile.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 24 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the benefits of desktop virtualization: administrative and management tasks are reduced; applications can quickly be added, deleted, upgraded, and patched; security is centralized; and data is easier to safeguard and back up.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

VMware, Inc.
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OPERATING SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  makes this possible. Updates or patches can also be installed as needed. Each application is platform -independent due to the implementation of a virtual machine . Developers write applications for MULTOS smart cards using the MULTOS Executable Language (MEL).Before MULTOS, application developers had to write a separate version of the application for each type of smart card and the consumer needed a separate smart card for each application. With MULTOS, several applications can reside on one smart card regardless of the microchip used.Security for MULTOS smart cards is enabled by the MULTOS Certification … 
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