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DEFINITION: Also see DOS.PC-DOS (Personal Computer - Disk Operating System) was the first widely-installed operating system used in personal computers. It was developed for IBM by Bill Gates and his fledgling Microsoft Corporation for installation in IBM's first lines of PCs. Gates marketed an almost identical version of the operating system called MS-DOS (Microsoft - Disk Operating System). Most users of either  … 
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How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises (2013)
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

NetSuite

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

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

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

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 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

AppSense

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

HP Integrity Systems: Family Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: 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: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Non-Stop Multi-core Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem, which delivers a highly available, fault-tolerant, linearly scalable system that also dramatically increases performance, reduces costs and complexities, saves floor space...
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to find out the key features of HP's latest server automation software.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

IBM Active Content: Linking ECM and BPM to Enable the Adaptive Enterprise
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: An Active Content-based ECM solution adds significant value to ECM and is unique among ECM solution providers.
Posted: 15 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM Software Group

IBM committed to supporting HP-UX for years to come
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM committed to supporting HP-UX for years to come says Inhi Suh, IBM VP Info Mgmt Product Strategy.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM

IBM Cost Buster solutions for Business Analytics: Business Analytics on a budget
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet describes the advantages of IBM Cost Buster solutions for business analytics, which make it easy for small and midsize organizations to invest in leading-edge technology without straining their finances.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

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

IBM Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the comprehensive features and functions that the Rational Team Concert tool offers, including integrated work item tracking, source control, continuous builds, agile planning and reporting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM
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PC-DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  DOS system have usually referred to their system as just DOS. Like MS-DOS, PC-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 … 
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