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ALSO CALLED: Peripherals, Computer Peripherals
DEFINITION: A peripheral (pronounced peh-RIHF-uh-ruhl, a noun truncation of peripheral device, ) is any computer device that is not part of the essential computer (the processor, memory, and data paths) but is situated relatively close by. A near synonym is input/output (I/O) device. Some peripherals are mounted in the same case with the main part of the computer as are the hard disk drive, CD-ROM drive, and  … 
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Closing the print security gap
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This report provides an overview of the inherent risks when operating an insecure print environment and discusses the current market landscape while recommending some best practices for adopting an integrated information and print security strategy.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

The Power of Mobile Peripherals
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how mobile peripherals help extend the value of BlackBerry solutions such as automate data collection, improve accuracy, and lower costs, among other benefits.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Telephone Reliability for Alarm Notification: Where Have All the Landlines Gone?
sponsored by Sensaphone
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses why timely and reliable alarm notification is part of a successful remote monitoring program and discusses the factors to consider when selecting a remote monitoring system.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 17 Jun 2008

Sensaphone

Green Computing beyond the Data Center - IT Briefing
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: Organizations considering green computing initiatives start in the data center but the truth is that in many organizations more power and heat waste is generated outside of the data center. This white paper discusses seven actions that address the prob...
Posted: 28 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Faronics

Preventing Data Leaks on USB Ports
sponsored by Pointsec Mobile Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how to effectively prevent data leakage and protect vital company information stored on your USB devices. You will also learn how to ease your company's data movement and secure important information with USB storage techniques.
Posted: 31 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Pointsec Mobile Technologies
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PERIPHERAL HARDWARE DEFINITION (continued): … A peripheral (pronounced peh-RIHF-uh-ruhl, a noun truncation of peripheral device, ) is any computer device that is not part of the essential computer (the processor, memory, and data paths) but is situated relatively close by. A near synonym is input/output (I/O) device. Some peripherals are mounted in the same case with the main part of the computer as are the hard disk drive, CD-ROM drive, and NIC. Other peripherals are outside the computer case, such as the printer and image scanner, attached by a wired or wireless connection.
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