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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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Computer Weekly – 28 March 2017: Making the UK fit for 5G
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Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

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Computer Weekly@50: What was happening in July
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EBOOK: The National Museum of Computing has again been looking into Computer Weekly's 50 years of magazine issues for another selection of articles highlighting significant news published in the month of July over the past five decades.
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Cost, Speed, and Reliability Tradeoffs between N+1 UPS Configurations
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Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays: An Industry Analyst Perspective
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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.
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ComputerWeekly: Why a Private Cloud Was Chosen for the Thames Tunnel Project
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Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
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Configuration Management: What You Need to Know
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Considerations and Expectations when Moving to All-Flash Storage
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Considerations for Deploying Deduplication in a Small Business Environment
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Consolidate resources with IBM Virtualization
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Consolidate Your Back-Up Systems to Save Money and Reduce Risks
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Constructing the best server environment for SAP
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Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

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Continuous Data Protection
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Converged Infrastructure Considerations and Benefits
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Converged Storage: Utility Storage - The Ideal Platform for Virtual and Cloud Computing
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WHITE PAPER: In this IDG Tech Dossier, learn how utility storage makes for massive consolidation, flexibility and scalability, so IT departments can reduce storage infrastructure and lower costs while improving their ability to respond to fast-changing needs of business units.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

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Coraid EtherDrive Storage is ESG Lab Proven
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Critique of Current Flash Storage Options
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Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
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Cut Through the Hyper-Convergence Hype
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Cut Through the Hyper-Convergence Hype
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EBOOK: This expert guide tells you all you need to know about hyper-converged storage.
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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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