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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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Handling Software Management in the World of the Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers how to handle software management in light of growing technology trends like the cloud.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

How to Control your Software with Effective SAM
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how to take advantage of the software asset management industry in order to keep control of your software.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

How to Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how Microsoft Windows Server 2012 also supports more effective systems management and how it can be paired with Dell OpenManage to automate many of the management functions that open your organization to risks that come about when they're handled manually.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How to Stop Online and Mobile Banking Fraud
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how to utilize a multilayered fraud prevention solution that doesn't sacrifice the overall customer experience.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

iovation, Inc.

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

Metastorm

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

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

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 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

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
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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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