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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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Busting Solid-State Storage Myths: Maximizing the Impact of Flash
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to bust common solid state storage myths, and find out exactly how some companies are using flash to reach their data storage goals.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Busting Solid-State Storage Myths: Maximizing the Impact of Flash
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to bust common solid state storage myths, and find out exactly how some companies are using flash to reach their data storage goals.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Capitalize on a Big Opportunity: Move Enterprise Services to the Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guidebook to learn how you can build a successful enterprise cloud solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dimension Data

Case Study: Eliminating Performance Gridlock Using Flash Array Storage
sponsored by NexGen Storage
CASE STUDY: Download the case study now and learn how replacing the city's existing storage solution helped solve a wide range of technical problems and eliminated unnecessary latency, ensuring all 1.5 million passengers got where they needed to be.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

NexGen Storage

Case Study: Flash for Research Data
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Access this video to learn how on research company made storing all the data it collected much more efficient. Tune in to find out how implementing SSD can not only increase storage performance, but also decrease the amount of time need to manage your storage system.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Premiered: May 22, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Case Study: Leading U.S. Retail Chain Eliminates Downtime
sponsored by StorMagic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, find out how one of the world's largest retailers got rid of inefficient local SANs and turned instead to a virtual storage platform that eliminated downtime, cut costs and more
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

StorMagic, Inc.

CERN Tackles Big Data Storage
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video takes an inside look into how CERN manages its ever-expanding pool of information. Make sure to tune in to learn how CERN is able to collect more than a gigabyte of data per second, and still keep the performance of the largest and most powerful particle accelerator operating at an optimal level.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 10 Oct 2014

IBM

Changes in the Flash Storage Market
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
EGUIDE: Check out this expert guide and explore the repercussions of one company's latest acquisition in the flash storage field.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Changing the Data Center Economics with All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how an all-flash array is changing the economics of the data center by benefitting key areas
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Kaminario

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a flash storage solution that is 1/5 the price of other SSD solutions, but has 90% less latency than traditional spinning arrays.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a flash storage solution that is 1/5 the price of other SSD solutions, but has 90% less latency than traditional spinning arrays.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Business Ready Solutions for Virtual Infrastructure Availability Using Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers, Dell Powervault™ Storage, and VMware vSphere™
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an example configuration and best practices for deploying and configuring a highly available architecture using an example solution configuration and then discussing how the configuration helps in maximizing uptime.
Posted: 24 Nov 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) Uses Kognitio WX2 for CAMERA Project
sponsored by Kognitio
CASE STUDY: In this case study Calit2 and Cyberinfrastructure for Advanced Marine Microbial Ecology Research and Analysis (CAMERA) develop a cost-effective, high-performance environment where researchers have unlimited access to the existing genomics data.
Posted: 28 Jul 2008 | Published: 25 Jul 2008

Kognitio

CalTech Relies on Nexsan Reliability and Power Efficiency to Store Two Petabytes of Critical NASA Data
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: With exploding amounts of data, CalTech needed to store critical digital information for NASA on a storage system that could deliver enterprise class reliability with power efficient technology to drive down cost. With over 2 petabytes of data on Nexsan Storage, CalTech has experienced 99.9% hardware reliability over the last 7 years.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 25 Feb 2010

Nexsan

Can a Converged Infrastructure Cure Your IT Environment?
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the benefits of converged infrastructure and details the preliminary steps of implementing this infrastructure. Also, discover how to improve agility levels and reduce bottlenecks, and realize what converged infrastructure can bring to private cloud computing.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

HP & Intel®

Can Your Data Center Infrastructure Handle the Heat of High Density
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: High density computing is today's standard in best-in-class performance and availability, and those that fail to keep pace or fall behind will find themselves no longer competitive in today's markets.
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

CyrusOne

Canadian Shipping Terminal Company Deploys ACE for Training Exercises, Uncovers Boatload of Other Benefits
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: TSI Terminal Systems (TSI) is Canada's largest shipping terminal operator and recently needed a way to integrate a new ERP system and train 1,200 users, on a set schedule, all without expanding IT headcount.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

VMware, Inc.

Capacity Utilization Efficiency Not Above Your Pay Grade - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses how to maximize efficiency in data storage environments and also outlines capacity utilization efficiency, including data archiving technologies.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc.

Case Study - Australia Institute of Management
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights the importance of updating IT systems to handle increased storage demands. It also explains how one organization was able to implement a shared storage solution that was designed to work in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Nimble Storage

Case Study: Housing Works reduces backup and restore times by more than 90 percent
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: When a tape backup failed after a small electrical fire damaged a file server, 3 IT staff members had to spend more than two weeks re-inputting data - which delayed other projects. Read this case study to learn about this organization benefited from deploying an instant restore appliance.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

IBM

Case study: Improve your storage performance with flash
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This concise white paper dives into a case study of one organization's deployment of flash storage to boost the processing performance of its investment management systems.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Case Study: KFC POS System Serves Great Service
sponsored by Toshiba
CASE STUDY: KFC, the global fast food chain, was upgrading to a new software platform, and they needed to upgrade its existing point-of-sale (POS) equipment that would support the new software regulations. In this brief case study, find out which POS system KFC ultimately chose, and discover the benefits they experienced from the hardware upgrade.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Toshiba

Case Study: SparkPeople eliminates bottlenecks and trims four hours per week from heavy workload with Dell/EMC SAN Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Online dieting website SparkPeople.com sought to eliminate its storage I/O bottleneck to give customers fast, simplified access to their information from its database-powered Web site, and ensure that the next busy season would pose no scalability problems. Learn how they achieved their goals with Dell and Dell/EMC solutions.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc.

Case Study: Healthcare I.T. at the Point of Care
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
CASE STUDY: After investing close to two years developing nursing documentation software, The Nebraska Medical Center stood poised to begin implementing this lynchpin of its patient safety focus. But first, it had to identify the right hardware solutions for its requirements. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

CDW Healthcare

Channel Strategies Ezine: March 2011
sponsored by SearchITChannel.com
EZINE: This ezine features actionable information on technologies and sales tactics. Read it for expert advice on unified data center hardware, UCS adoption and an update on digital signage.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

SearchITChannel.com
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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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