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DEFINITION: Cruft is a collective term for the elements of a program, system or product that are either useless, poorly designed or both. In computing, cruft describes areas of redundant, improper or simply badly written code, as well as old or inferior hardware and electronics. Cruft may also be used to describe a group of hackers, just as "pod" describes a group of whales, "exultation" a  … 
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Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

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Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them
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Dell Windows 7 Readiness Assessment
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DATA SHEET: To capitalize on the benefits of Windows 7, you must make sure your computing environment is ready for the upgrade. Dell's Windows 7 Readiness Assessment is designed to identify application compatibility, hardware compatibility and migration readiness and to provide the recommendations needed to help make your transition to Windows 7 smooth.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

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E-Guide: Evaluating Windows Server 2008 R2
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EGUIDE: Windows Server 2008 R2 is here! Whether you've already begun to make steps towards this upgrade or you're still evaluating all your options, it's important to understand what you're getting into. In this expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk, learn about new features coming with this release.
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 26 Jul 2010

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A unified mailbox that works
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WHITE PAPER: By integrating the latest release of Microsoft® Exchange with IP-based telephony, a new world of integrated messaging unfolds. The potential of a unified mailbox can only be deployed by using expert skills, explains Rudy Gopaul, Solutions Architect at Dimension Data.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

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The Seven Deadly Sins of SAP® Maintenance A Blueprint for Surviving End of Life for SAP® ECC 5 and Other Upgrades
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What’s New in Windows Server 2008 R2: Active Directory, Group Policy and Terminal Services
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Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

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Infor - ERP VISUAL
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Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: 04 Sep 2008

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E-Guide: Ensuring Exchange 2010 migration success
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Posted: 09 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Aug 2010

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The Big Book of SAP Upgrades: Real World SAP Upgrade Tips from the World's Leading SAP System Integrators
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BUG FIXES DEFINITION (continued): …  group of larks and "murder" a group of crows.Something that is "crufty" may be dirty, unpleasant, extra, sloppily implemented, duplicated elsewhere or simply useless. Cruft, for instance, could refer to a URL where internal organizational details or directories that matter to no one but the webmasters "clutter" up the address. A mobile operating system that requires a user to navigate six submenus to complete a frequently-used function is another example of cruft.While cruft is usually used in computer programming, many coders or lovers of hacker jargon also apply it to any situation … 
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