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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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Choosing the right storage platform for Splunk Enterprise
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Closing the print security gap
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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.
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Comparing Hybrid Arrays to All-Flash Arrays
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EGUIDE: Access this eGuide for an in-depth comparison of all-flash and hybrid arrays from experts Andrew Reichman and Ed Hannan. Read on to answer your questions about hybrid vs. all-flash arrays and see which array is right for your business.
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Comparing Hybrid Flash Arrays
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Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to compare two solid-state storage systems, and decide if one is right for your business.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

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Computer Weekly Special Report: Fujitsu
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 11 page special report updated for 2014 gives you the facts on  Fujitsu its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
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Computer Weekly storage case studies
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CASE STUDY: Antony Adshead takes a look at what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the Computer Weekly European User Awards.
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Considerations for selecting all-flash storage arrays
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EGUIDE: The following expert e-guide explores the criteria to help IT pros decide whether performance or function is most important when choosing all-flash storage arrays. Additionally, examine the various flash SSD storage implementation types, the benefits as well as the drawbacks of each solution.
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Cisco Storage Networking Solutions
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Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft Exchange 2010
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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

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Closed Loop Lifecycle Planning©: Optimizing for Energy Efficiency in the Upcoming Technology Refresh Cycle
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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

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Coding Tips Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Targeting Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors
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PRODUCT LITERATURE: With New "Barcelona" (CPUID) family 10h) processors, including Third-Generation AMD Opteron Processors software developers will enjoy improved instruction selections when using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

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Coffee Break: Embracing Tiered Storage
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper lauds the benefits of tiered storage and how it can help you deal with booming data demands.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

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Comparing disk-based backup methods
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EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide will compare the pros and cons of two disk-based backup methods – disk-as-tape and disk-as-disk - and offer insight into which technique is the correct fit for your organization.
Posted: 13 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

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Comparing Scale-Out and Object-Based Storage Systems
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EGUIDE: This e-guide defines the 2 storage systems that provide you with the crucial information on which system would best benefit your particular needs.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

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Competing in the Expanding Universe of Digital Information and Big Data
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WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper breaks down everything big data - learn exactly how big data is defined, and how to utilize big data technologies in order to create long-term organizational and economic value. This white paper also explores what types of organizations can benefit most from big data technologies - read on for more.
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Computer Weekly 6 September 2011: Download the latest issue of the UK’s leading technology publication, featuring the news, analysis and opinion that matters to IT decision-makers
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we take an in-depth look at HP's strategic shake-up, and ask what it means for the supplier's customers and the UK IT industry as a whole. We also discuss a major research study into why IT projects go wrong, and start our latest Buyer's Guide, about business intelligence. Download the new issue now.
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Computer Weekly – 21 October 2014: Managing digital projects
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the project management challenges for IT teams that are building digital, agile systems. We look at the growing importance of user experience testing driven by mobile app development. And Intel's CIO talks about managing IT at the world's largest chip manufacturer. Read the issue now.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

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Computer Weekly – 24 June 2014: Betting on World Cup success
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to gambling site Betfair about the IT challenges of preparing for the football World Cup. We examine the strategy of cloud software pioneer Salesforce.com as it grows its role in the IT department. And we explain erasure coding – an emerging method for protecting storage hardware. Read the issue now.
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Computer Weekly – 28 October 2014: Securing critical industrial systems
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the security threats to the industrial control systems that power the UK's critical national infrastructure. We look at the key considerations when choosing an infrastructure as a service supplier. And we compare six of the top hybrid flash array products. Read the issue now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

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Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance, such as the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements.
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Considerations for Deploying Deduplication in a Small Business Environment
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WHITE PAPER: Deduplication has been one of the hottest technologies in the storage industry for almost three years and has grown into a mainstream technology from the large enterprise down to the small business and remote office. Read this white paper to learn the important questions for SMB managers to ask.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

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Consolidate resources with IBM Virtualization
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VIDEO: This video describes how making the transition from physical to virtual resources with IBM Virtualization has the potential for significant savings.
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Consolidate Your Back-Up Systems to Save Money and Reduce Risks
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WHITE PAPER: When a data disaster occurs, are you confident that the right person with the right training will log into the right system, restore the right data to the right place and do it quickly? Read this white paper to learn how one company found a solution to this problem.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

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Constructing the best server environment for SAP
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EGUIDE: Access this expert three-part handbook to get a comprehensive overview of what to look for in SAP applications, with a focus on evaluating hardware for running an SAP environment. Explore the differences between vendors, learn the challenges of virtualizing SAP landscapes, and discover the case for SAP Business Suite.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

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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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