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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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Case Study: Choosing vSAN Over Hyperconvergence Options
sponsored by StorMagic
CASE STUDY: ITsjefen, a hosting and managed services provider, was looking to improve system performance and provide a highly available service. Read this case study to learn how ITsjefen rejected the options available in the storage and hyperconvergence markets and chose a vSAN that improved their services.
Posted: 25 Sep 2017 | Published: 25 Sep 2017

StorMagic

Case Study: Mills & Reeve Virtually Eliminates Branch Office Downtime with SvSAN
sponsored by StorMagic
CASE STUDY: This study demonstrates how one law firm virtually eliminated downtime associated with hardware failures across their 6 branch offices with SvSAN, a virtual SAN operating in a hyperconverged configuration. Read on to see a technical rundown of SvSAN's server configuration.
Posted: 26 Sep 2017 | Published: 26 Sep 2017

StorMagic

Case Study: SharkNinja Achieves Data Center Consolidation, License Savings, and Flexibility
sponsored by Kaminario
CASE STUDY: Download this study to uncover how SharkNinja, an innovative leader in the housewares industry, consolidated their three worldwide data centers with K2 all-flash arrays to achieve a 40-50% analytics performance improvement, accelerated system response for their China location, and more.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Aug 2017

Kaminario

Change & Upgrade Databases – Without Degrading the User Experience
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Many factors can affect a DB, including: Platform changes, system configuration, hardware upgrades, and more. Simply making changes and risking a poor user experience shouldn't be an option. Learn how DBAs can use Quest® Benchmark Factory to ensure that changes to DBs won't degrade the user experience.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Quest

Choosing the Right Hardware Ingredients
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: Explore the various options for data center hardware, from choosing a single hardware source to opting to customize through multiple vendors and gain insight on how to approach such decisions and how to think about simplicity vs. flexibility.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

Choosing the Right Hyper-Converged Solution for Your Branch Offices
sponsored by StorMagic
WEBCAST: In this webinar, learn how the high flexibility and resiliency of hyper-converged infrastructure could help remediate the storage problems posed by branch offices. Then tune in to discover an offering that can give you a single neutral host for thousands of instances, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Premiered: Aug 21, 2017

StorMagic

Closing the print security gap
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This report provides an overview of the inherent risks when operating an insecure print environment and discusses the current market landscape while recommending some best practices for adopting an integrated information and print security strategy.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

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 DellEMC and Intel®
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

DellEMC and Intel®

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: Financial Trader's Bet on Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Nutanix
EGUIDE: See how London Capital Group cut deployment times and datacenter footprint by ditching server-plus-SAN architecture for hyper-converged server/storage boxes.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Nutanix

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 DellEMC and Intel®
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

DellEMC and Intel®

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

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®

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®

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

Choosing a solid-state storage system
sponsored by Fusion-io
EGUIDE: Dive into this expert e-guide that covers the pros and cons of different systems ranging from hybrid storage to all-flash arrays. Read on and understand the differences in performance, capacity, and cost that make each system unique.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Fusion-io

Choosing Between Scale-Up and Scale-Out All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Curvature
EGUIDE: As flash becomes more pervasive in the marketplace, enterprises are relying less on caching and tiering and moving towards flash storage products built on two basic architectures: scale-up and scale-out. In this e-guide, explore the differences between the two architectures and determine which configuration best meets your business needs.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Curvature

Choosing flash-based storage products and how to keep costs low
sponsored by Fusion-io
EGUIDE: This e-guide helps guide organizations toward a flash system that won't break the bank. Read on about things to consider when choosing from the many all-flash array products, and find the match for your organization.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Fusion-io

Cisco Storage Networking Solutions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
INFORMATION CENTER: Implementing or migrating your SAN? Learn important information and download valuable tools that can help your company lower costs, mitigate risk and maximize its storage networking potential by implementing or migrating your SAN to the Cisco MDS Family.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 23 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft Exchange 2010
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Explore this solution brief to learn about an innovative rack server series specifically designed to help organizations deploy and effectively run Microsoft Exchange Server environments. Learn more about the advanced features and benefits of this hardware.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

Insight

Closed Loop Lifecycle Planning©: Optimizing for Energy Efficiency in the Upcoming Technology Refresh Cycle
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This paper encourages all businesses, regardless of size and complexities, to consider a more formal "green" strategy in regards to client computing and the technology refresh cycle.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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