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ALSO CALLED: Compact Disks - Read Only Memory
DEFINITION: CD-ROM (Compact Disc, read-only-memory) is an adaptation of the CD that is designed to store computer data in the form of text and graphics, as well as hi-fi stereo sound. The original data format standard was defined by Philips and Sony in the 1983 Yellow Book. Other standards are used in conjunction with it to define directory and file structures, including ISO 9660, HFS (Hierarchal File System,  … 
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10 Reasons the Storage Future Belongs to Flash
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WHITE PAPER: Flash is the answer to our big data problems and the future of storage. Check out this white paper to hear 10 reasons why this is true, as well as some common flash misconceptions, and also how to harness big data.
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16 Questions to Consider When Buying Flash Storage
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2012 Trends to Watch: Storage
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22 November 2011: Read the latest issue of the UK’s leading technology publication, where we analyse the latest technology news and what it means for IT managers.
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EZINE: In this week’s Computer Weekly, we talk to the British Library about the enormous storage challenges of digitising its printed archive; we examine the state of the UK IT jobs market and the skills that are most in demand by employers; and we look at case studies of the best virtualisation projects. Download the new issue now.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

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3 Things to Consider Before Implementing Cloud Data Protection
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a complete, cloud-integrated data protection strategy. Discover what 3 factors you should consider when taking this hybrid approach that incorporates cloud backup, instant recovery, and high availability appliances.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

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55 Inches Of Brilliance — Conference Room Monitor Perfect For Small Meeting Rooms
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DATA SHEET: In this data sheet, learn about a 55 inch monitor, designed for small meeting rooms. Read on and see what you can expect from this monitor like automatic screen adjustments, consistent coloring so everyone get's the same view, and more.
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6 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for the Healthcare Data Center of the Future
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WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive environment, healthcare organizations are only as strong as their underlying IT infrastructure. Implementing all-flash storage can enable organizations to meet the requirements of today's burgeoning data growth. Read on to learn six key steps IT teams can take today to build the data center of the future.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

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7 Reasons to Migrate Your Data Center to Flash Storage
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RESOURCE: With data storage requirements growing daily, now might be a good time to consider upgrading to flash storage. In this handout, discover 7 reasons to migrate to a new system today.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Dell EMC Dimension Data

A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Client Access
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A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Mobile App Development
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10 Interesting Facts about Space
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12 Best Practices for Data Backup and Recovery
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about 12 best practices for data backup and recovery such as Reliability, Breadth of Offering, Security, Accessibility, Scalability, Cost-effectiveness and more!
Posted: 11 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Jan 2010

i365, makers of Evault

2014 Enterprise Midrange Array Buyer's Guide
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2016 IBM Flash Product Overview
sponsored by TechData & IBM
EGUIDE: With flash becoming the new standard for storage vendors, IBM has initiated a FlashIn program – a free program aimed at is easing customer migration to all-flash ararys. In this eGuide, you will learn about the benefits of three high capacity flash products recently released by IBM: V7000, V5030 and DeepFlash 150.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

TechData & IBM

3-2-1 Archiving and Data Protection Best Practice
sponsored by QStar Technologies, Inc.
DATA SHEET: The 3-2-1 Archiving and Data Protection Best Practice advocates that a minimum of 3 copies of all business critical data be retained, that these copies should be kept on 2 different types of storage media, and that at least one copy should be offsite on removable media.
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3D Demos for Server and Storage Products
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RESOURCE: This resource provides 3D demos for a wide araay of Oracle Server and Storage Products.
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3D printing: bringing better products to market faster
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WHITE PAPER: Discover how 3D printing can help your organization bring better products to market faster.
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4 Best Practices to Achieve the Full Benefits of Converged Infrastructure
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5 Steps to Building a Private Cloud Environment in Your Enterprise
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EGUIDE: Building a private cloud isn't a quick process. In this expert e-guide, discover the first 5 steps you need to take to conceive, build, and maintain a private cloud within your enterprise. Read now to get started, and access these key first steps for your organization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

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5 Ways To Secure Removable Media: Which Is Best For Your Enterprise?
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the steps some organizations are taking to draft, implement, and enforce risk mitigation policies for removable media, and how technologies available today, and appearing on the horizon, are helping.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 14 Mar 2010

WinMagic

6 Tips to Selecting HDD and SSD Drives
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper is here to help you understand the important factors to be considered when selecting drives for your storage infrastructure. In this paper you'll receive 6 key tips and considerations to examine before deciding on a storage solution, and discover which technologies are better-suited for various types of data and/or organizations.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

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6 Uncomfortable Questions To Ask Your All-Flash Vendor
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WHITE PAPER: This eBook is intended to help you see past the smoke and mirrors set up by storage vendors. Ask your vendor these six key, albeit uncomfortable storage questions to quickly get to the bottom of things and gain more control in the storage purchasing process.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Kaminario

A "How-To" Guide on Using Cloud Services for Security-Rich Data Backup
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WHITE PAPER: Find out how cloud services for security-rich data backup can help your organization avoid the risks involved with data growth.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

IBM

A Buyer's Guide to Object Storage
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EBOOK: Object storage is rapidly gaining popularity. In this exclusive buyer's guide, explore what makes it an attractive option, the big six supplier's products, what startups have to offer, and more.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

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CD-ROM DEFINITION (continued): …  for Macintosh computers), and Hybrid HFS-ISO. Format of the CD-ROM is the same as for audio CDs: a standard CD is 120 mm (4.75 inches) in diameter and 1.2 mm (0.05 inches) thick and is composed of a polycarbonate plastic substrate (underlayer - this is the main body of the disc), one or more thin reflective metal (usually aluminum) layers, and a lacquer coating.The Yellow Book specifications were so general that there was some fear in the industry that multiple incompatible and proprietary formats would be created. In order to prevent such an occurrence, representatives from industry leaders … 
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