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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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Examining Today's Hybrid Storage Marketplace
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits and capabilities of a new set of storage appliances from Oracle. These appliances are designed with a flash-first hybrid architecture that is an ideal strategic fit for high streaming environments such as database backups. It can also be well-integrated into high=performance Oracle database environments.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Expert E-Guide: Data Management Tips
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides insight into the state of modern storage infrastructures, examining current disk capacity usage and its impact on hardware budgets. Find out which key points your data storage strategy should address and learn how to recognize and avoid tactics some vendors use so you can make informed investments for your business.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 21 May 2013

IBM

Expert Integrated Systems: Can you put expertise in a box?
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Can you package expertise? More and more IT executives are adopting a new approach that makes it easier, faster and less expensive to deploy infrastructure and applications by integrating hardware, software and field-tested "patterns of expertise" in the form of expert integrated systems. Find out more.
Posted: 19 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2013

IBM

Explore the Era of Hybrid Clouds and Built the Right Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource talks about the benefits of dynamic hybrid cloud deployments as well as a suite of solutions that contain a complete set of hardware, software, and hosted offerings to meet the needs of the modern enterprise.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

IBM

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

ESG Analyst Report: “Changing the Way You Purchase Storage”
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper discusses the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment and why it’s time to modernize your approach to storage.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

NetApp

ExaGrid Scores Again
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: "ExaGrid has been consistently adding customers to their rolls–just take a look at their website and read through the hundreds of published success stories and case studies...I think they have found the right formula and target for their solutions and are competing very well against even the biggest players in the competitive landscape."
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jul 2011

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

ExaGrid Systems Named Champion in Disk Backup Vendor Landscape by Info-Tech Research Group
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As a Disk Backup Champion, ExaGrid received the highest rating from Info-Tech Research Group for its exceptional product architecture and overall vendor score highlighting the company’s ‘exemplary’ strategy and strong viability, reach and channel. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Examining IBM Innovation at Both Ends of the Storage Spectrum- Part 1: Tape
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: Find proof that tape isn't dead by checking out this research conducted by The 451 Group, a leading global analyst and data company. This October, 2012 white paper contains the findings of The 451 Group's recent visit to IBM's research facility in Zurich and presents 451 Research's opinion of IBM's innovations and activities in the tape space.
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

The 451 Group

Exchange 2010 on Dell: Two Architecture Models for Improving User Productivity on a More Cost-Efficient Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Dell's approach to Exchange 2010 offers many potential benefits for organizations running enterprise class messaging systems. Microsoft introduced new features in Exchange 2010 that can enhance productivity as well as take advantage of Dell's innovative hardware portfolio to provide a more cost-effective infrastructure for enterprise messaging.
Posted: 29 Dec 2009 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Exchange Server 2010: Migration considerations and best practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the new features of Exchange 2010 and compares this server to previous versions. Get advice to ensure a smooth transition to this platform.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

Expert Comparison of 7 Storage Efficiency Methods
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the fundamentals of storage efficiency and compares the performance, capacity and costs of seven efficiency methods.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

AdvizeX Technologies

Expert Insight: Hardware Options and Business Considerations for Private Cloud Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchCloudComputing.com provides expert advice for making the case for enterprise cloud computing. Learn how one company utilized Infrastructure as a Service and Software as a Service to get started in the cloud.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 14 Apr 2011

Red Hat and HP

Expert Insight: Key Reasons to Implement Cold Storage
sponsored by SageCloud
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, find out how Facebook not only overcame storing, securing, and delivering large quantities of data to their users but also substantially reduced costs and improved IT efficiency. Learn about the cold storage approach they implemented and determine whether your business could realize the same benefits.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

SageCloud

Expert Overview: Dedupe Types, Offerings and Benefits to Cloud Backup
sponsored by Essextec
EGUIDE: This expert guide presents an in-depth overview of each option, covering both the strengths and weaknesses. Find out how hardware and software-based approaches can be used in conjunction and discover the speed and cost benefits dedupe can bring to cloud backup.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Essextec

Expert Server Considerations for Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Virtualization and cloud computing technologies are here to stay - and this presentation transcript explains how each impacts the hardware landscape and how your server choice can influence the success of your IT environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Expert tips for realizing virtualization benefits through budgeting
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights how to reap the benefits of server virtualization by considering four important factors: choice of hypervisor, software licensing, hardware and training.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

VMware, Inc.

Extending Tape Life with Cloud Computing
sponsored by NTT America, Inc., an NTT Communications company
EGUIDE: This expert SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide, featuring ESG Senior Analyst Terri McClure, discusses tape's future, including the latest innovations in tape. Check it out to explore cloud-based data protection and disaster recovery approaches, and discover the five crucial "R"s to address during a crisis.
Posted: 08 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

NTT America, Inc.,  an NTT Communications company

Extending Your Data Center Affordably – Empowering the Remote or Branch Office with Simplicity
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this game-changing white paper to find out how the Dell VRTX can fuel your remote offices and eliminate common challenges, at a price you can afford.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

Family Data Sheet: HP 3PAR Storage software
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
DATA SHEET: This resource explores the various software options available on one leading vendor's solid state storage system that can increase storage efficiency, reduce administration time, offer advanced internal virtualization capabilities and much more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

AdvizeX Technologies

Fastest Path to Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
BROCHURE: Explore this resource to find out how HP's ConvergedSystem for Virtualization can drive faster time-to-value while providing the scalability you need.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Fenwick & West Use Metalogix for eRoom-to-SharePoint Migration
sponsored by Metalogix
CASE STUDY: In 2005, Fenwick & West selected Microsoft SharePoint as its next-generation intranet, extranet, and collaboration platform. It soon became clear, however, that migration would be an obstacle. Read this case study to learn about their migration solution. 
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Metalogix

Find a storage solution built around your goals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this in-depth guide to find out the various features and benefits of each storage system IBM offers – so you can decide which storage solution will fit best into your business environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

First the Tick, Now the Tock: Next Generation Intel Microarchitecture - Nehalem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and get a look at how the next generation microarchitecture's dynamically scalable and design-scalable features directly contribute to power efficiency and performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In selecting a disk-based backup solution, it's critical to consider the scalability of each prospective solution to ensure that it will meet the needs of your organization now and into the future. This paper outlines the five key questions you should ask when evaluating the scalability of any disk-based backup solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
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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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