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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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Accelerating network convergence in virtualized and cloud data centers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an innovative unified storage switch that provides a comprehensive platform and modular design that supports leading edge networking protocols – enabling IT organizations to converge LAN and SAN throughput in high I/O, virtualized environments.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

All-Flash FAS Arrays: Scalable, Flash-Accelerated Performance for SAN and NAS
sponsored by NetApp and Trace3
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about NetApp's all-flash FAS arrays. Examine the latest generation of NetApp FAS system and the new features including additional hardware options, de-staged writes and proximal data patterns. Additionally, explore the various benefits that these new features will provide.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

NetApp and Trace3

All-flash, Scale-Out Storage Array: Take Full Advantage of Flash
sponsored by EMC Corporation
RESOURCE: View this brief resource that highlights an all-flash scale-out array that is ideal for VDI, virtual server infrastructure, databases and analytics, and mixed workload consolidation.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

EMC Corporation

Analysis of IBM XIV Storage: Customer Performance Experiences
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes real user insights from 9 users of IBM's XIV storage system. Research focused on the system performance and flash-caching ability through a series of interviews with these users.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Analyst Report: One Company Disrupts the IT Infrastructure Model
sponsored by SimpliVity
ANALYST REPORT: Explore this informative resource to learn about a new player in the converged infrastructure market and how you can benefit from this startup's bold infrastructure solution.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SimpliVity

Architecting the Right Stack for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Scalr
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the layered structure of technologies that make up the cloud, also known as the "cloud stack."
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Scalr

Assessment Tool: Storage Sizing Calculations for Virtual SAN Infrastructures
sponsored by Dell and VMware
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Click here to find a VMware virtual SAN sizing tool that provides assistance for design considerations and automates storage sizing calculations for virtual SAN infrastructures. All you need to do is provide a few virtual machine inputs based on capacity, performance and availability requirements.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell and VMware

Backup & Disaster Recovery Classroom
sponsored by CommVault
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Explore this virtual classroom for a complete list of helpful resources and webinars to help you modernize backup and recovery solutions and strategies.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 14 Mar 2014

CommVault

Access Accounts More Securely with Intel® Identity Protection Technology
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This technology brief takes a closer look at today's threat landscape and presents key findings from a recent security survey. Discover the threats your clients are most vulnerable to as well as how they can develop an effective defense strategy against them.
Posted: 03 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Intel

Achieving Five-9's Availability
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the stringent quality and measurement procedures that ensure maximum uptime.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

ADC-VX Whitepaper: The Agility of Virtual; The Predictability of Physical
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Read our white paper, to learn how ADC-VX is an ideal solution for large enterprises, hosting and service providers as well as cloud providers that aspire to achieve significant cost savings by consolidating multiple dedicated ADC devices into a single, cost-effective consolidated ADC device.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Radware

Affordable High Availability (HA) Delivers Convenience, Value and Improved Response Time to Retail Branches
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Need to minimize the risk of server failures and optimize your inventory database? LSI shows why deploying HA servers at your retail branch locations is critical to adding value to your business.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

LSI Corporation.

All Flash Storage Market Poised for Growth Infographic
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this one-page infographic to examine the current state of solid state storage. Find out what this technology holds for the future and discover just how much it's going to cost. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 05 Sep 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Application Virtualization and Desktop Virtualization Are Better Together
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This document is designed to help Citrix XenApp customers understand how and when Citrix XenDesktop can be used with Citrix XenApp to deliver virtual desktops to further reduce application and desktop computing costs.
Posted: 05 Nov 2008 | Published: 05 Nov 2008

Citrix

Architecting a Better Network Storage Solution
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: BlueArc's Titan Architecture is a revolutionary step in file servers with its hardware-based file system. This paper explains the details of the architecture to better understand the unique hardware-accelerated design and the object based file system.
Posted: 10 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlueArc Corp.

Archiving Compliance with Sunbelt Exchange Archiver
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Archiving for compliance is an important step in securing your company's future. Learn how to implement an email archiving solution that will minimize the burden on your Exchange server and help to avoid costly legal penalties in this whitepaper.
Posted: 24 Nov 2008 | Published: 06 Aug 2008

Sunbelt Software

Archiving with Symantec Enterprise Vault and Dell DX Object Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
VIDEO: Check out this short video from Dell to learn about Dell DX Object Storage Platform and Symantec Enterprise Vault - and how the pair can provide a comprehensive archive solution designed to help you better store, manage and discover your unstructured data.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Premiered: 06 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

Article: How end-to-end services can transform Oracle environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The creation of the Dell Services Oracle Practice builds on the long and successful relationship between Dell and Oracle - a collaboration that can offer significant benefits to organizations running Oracle software on Dell hardware. Read this article for more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

ASG's metaCMDB™ Master or "Citizen" CMDB Containing Critical Enterprise Configuration Information
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The sound understanding and visibility of configuration information provided by ASG’s metaCMDB™ is critical for ITIL initiatives and business service management (BSM) implementations, service desk support, and the integration of disparate technologies. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Australian document process outsourcing firm realizes benefits of virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This short case study reveals how one company easily and affordably deployed a next-generation infrastructure connected to a storage system that keeps pace with all of their needs.
Posted: 21 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

Automate storage tiering simply and efficiently with Dell EqualLogic PS Series virtualized iSCSI SANs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Automated Storage Tiering features provided standard on Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS Series SANs are designed to help organizations to reduce costs, improve performance, optimize SAN storage, and much more. Read this solution brief to learn more about the features and business benefits.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc.

Automated Storage Optimization for z/OS Mainframes
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn about how the CA Automated Storage Optimization Mainframe Suite is flexible and modular so there is no need to "rip and replace" as processes, applications and users are added while the value of information evolves.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Avere: Delivering on the Promise of Tiered Storage?
sponsored by Avere Systems
WHITE PAPER: Avere’s new FXT Series help users finally realize the promise of a seamless, perpetually optimized file storage environment by moving data to an appropriately priced storage via an automated process. Find out more by reading this white paper.
Posted: 04 May 2010 | Published: 04 May 2010

Avere Systems

AXA Technology Services Uses VMware ESX Server to Meet Consolidation Goals without Compromising Performance
sponsored by VMware and Intel
CASE STUDY: Is your business looking to save in its hardware expenditures, improve its server utilization and achieve faster server procurement? Learn how SMBs can leverage a virtual infrastructure to streamline maintenance and utilize fewer IT resources.
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

VMware and Intel

Backup and Recovery Made Simple with EMC NetWorker
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Centralize, automate and accelerate your data backup and recovery. Download this white paper and learn how to securely manage and protect your critical business data.
Posted: 18 Jan 2007 | Published: 20 Dec 2006

EMC Corporation
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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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