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DEFINITION: A diskette is a random access, removable data storage medium that can be used with personal computers. The term usually refers to the magnetic medium housed in a rigid plastic cartridge measuring 3.5 inches square and about 2millimeters thick. Also called a "3.5-inch diskette," it can store up to 1.44 megabytes (MB) of data. Although many personal computers today come with a 3.5-inch diskette drive  … 
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10 Reasons the Storage Future Belongs to Flash
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2012 Trends to Watch: Storage
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2016 Flash Vendor Comparison
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2016 State of Storage for Virtualized Enterprises
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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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3 Things to Consider Before Implementing Cloud Data Protection
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6 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for the Healthcare Data Center of the Future
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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

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A Guide to All-Flash Storage Arrays
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this guide, the products of both old and new all-flash vendors are discussed and reviewed.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

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A Guide to Flash Storage and SSD Fundamentals
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this special report, we look at the basics of flash storage – what it is, how it works, who makes it, where to deploy it, how to spec it and how to troubleshoot it – and guide you through the key areas of all-flash, hybrid or PCIe; MLC vs SLC; speccing for performance and troubleshooting flash.
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A guide to hybrid flash storage arrays
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this special report we look at products that merge SSD and spinning disk, and key market trends. First up, Antony Adshead on the big six storage vendors, then Chris Evans considers the startups.
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A Hybrid Flash Offering From NetApp
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EGUIDE: NetApp has added a hybrid flash offering to their portfolio which offers users the best of both traditional and next-gen technologies without having to compromise like they would with other vendors. Read on to learn more about NetApp's E-series (EF), the hybrid flash offering, and see how it compares to their traditional and next-gen platforms.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

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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!
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2014 Enterprise Midrange Array Buyer's Guide
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2016 IBM Flash Product Overview
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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.
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3-2-1 Archiving and Data Protection Best Practice
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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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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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Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

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5 Ways To Secure Removable Media: Which Is Best For Your Enterprise?
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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.
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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.
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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

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A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
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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 File System for Today's Needs
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WEBCAST: In this video, learn about a clustered file system developed with today's needs in mind.
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FLOPPY DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  pre-installed, some notebook computers and centrally-administered desktop computers omit them.Some older computers provide drives for magnetic diskettes that are 5.25 inches square, about 1 millimeter thick, and capable of holding 1.2 megabytes of data. These were sometimes called "floppy disks" or "floppies" because their housings are flexible. In recent years, 5.25-inch diskettes have been largely replaced by 3.5-inch diskettes, which are physically more rugged. Many people also call the newer hard-cased diskette a "floppy."Magnetic diskettes are convenient for storing individual files and small … 
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