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DEFINITION: Also see Disk Operating System.MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) was the Microsoft-marketed version of the first widely-installed operating system in personal computers. It was essentially the same operating system that Bill Gates's young company developed for IBM as Personal Computer - Disk Operating System (PC-DOS). Most users of either DOS system simply referred to their system as Disk  … 
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Digging Into Quality: API Best Practices, Problems, and Advice
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EGUIDE: Considering the heavy burdens carried by many APIs, it's surprising how many are rushed through development without adequate testing. In this e-guide, you'll discover valuable planning and testing approaches to help you to easily avoid inefficient development cycles and high defect rates.
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Discover How Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Protects Vital Data
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CASE STUDY: This white paper examines how the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center was able to implement a system that enabled improved management and more effective data recovery data with less risk, keeping them on top of compliance requirements
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Does Android Dream of Enterprise Adoption?
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can protect yourself from common Android security holes with the proper MDM platform so that you can take advantage of the employee productivity benefits. If you're nervous about user management, data consumption, rooting and other issues, then this is the resource for you.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014


Don't sweat assets, liberate them!
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ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Rob Bamforth look at the benefits of IT lifecycle management (ITLM)
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

Download a Free Trial of SQL Safe Backup
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SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Eliminate application downtime. Learn about the key features of SQL Safe Backup – and gain full access to a 14 day free trial.
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Deploying Operating System Images on Dell Business Client Systems using Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008
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WHITE PAPER: The Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 provides unified processes and tools for desktop and server OS deployment using a common deployment console and a collection of best practices. The toolkit provides a single mechanism for image creation and an automated installation process to reduce deployment time.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

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Deploying Windows 8 on Intel Architecture-based Tablets
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WHITE PAPER: As more employees look to access enterprise applications and systems via mobile devices, savvy organizations are deploying Windows 8 on tablets. In this white paper, you'll find an overview and a set of best practices for deploying Windows 8 on Intel architecture-based tablets.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Designing an Enterprise XenDesktop Solution
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WHITE PAPER: Designing an enterprise-level desktop delivery solution must take into account users, applications, desktops and the underlying infrastructure design. This document creates a recommended solution for an organization based on their unique requirements and workforce characteristics, although generalized to remove any confidential information.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009


Designing Next Generation Test Systems
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BOOK: This guide addresses challenges that pressure engineering teams to reduce the cost and time of testing, provides insight into how test managers and engineers are overcoming these challenges, and offers guidelines on building modular, software-defined...
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

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Desktop management tools still an IT staple
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EBOOK: Despite the rise of mobility, PCs remain prevalent in the business world. So desktop management tools are a must for IT departments looking to secure and control these devices.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015


Desktop Virtualization with Citrix XenDesktop - 3 Easy Steps to a Better Desktop
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WHITE PAPER: The complexity and cost of running and maintaining the desktop has reached new heights in today's progressively mobile and global business environment. In this paper, we'll take a look at the factors that are changing the world of the desktop and rendering traditional desktop lifecycle management obsolete.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008


Determining the Most Effective Endpont Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the need for a centralized endpoint management system that helps maximize business performance through quicker software deployment and maintaining compliance.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Disaster Preparedness: Is there a hole in your disaster recovery plan?
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how software escrow agreements can be a critical tool to help ensure application continuity within your business continuity plan.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

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Discount Tire Accelerates Its E-Commerce Business With Red Hat Satellite And IBM
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CASE STUDY: In 2000, Discount Tire Company decided to bring management of its e-commerce infrastructure in-house after having outsourced it for several years. Learn how they turned to the rock-solid reliability of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux platform to handle the task of supporting their new e-commerce environment.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

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Docmosis V2.0
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: Generating reports from Java applications has traditionally been a difficult task with heavy coding effort in development and maintenance. Even where graphical tools are provided, users must learn how to use a new and sometimes cumbersome tool.
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Document Management with Office SharePoint Server 2007
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WHITE PAPER: The Office SharePoint Server 2007 document management solution is uniquely positioned to help your organization succeed with its document management goals. With Sharepoint you can extend document management capabilities to all employees, improving compliance with enterprise standards and delivering value to the business.
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Documentum Digital Asset Manager
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SOFTWARE LISTING: EMC Documentum Digital Asset Manager exposes a set of powerful transformations and enhanced content previews, enabling you to fully leverage the value of your digital assets.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

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Download Unitrends Enterprise Backup, Free for 30 days
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SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: This download delivers Unitrends Enterprise Backup software, which is designed to ensure IT asset recovery from any location, at any time. This solution is available as a virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 11 Jun 2014


DreamWorks Animation Utilizes the Red Hat Portfolio to Build a Private Cloud
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one leading animation studio uses Linux to enable rapid and cost-efficient scalability of computing and resources for high-performance compute (HPC) workloads. Learn how your organization can reduce your data center footprint and enhance reliability by using this Linux platform.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

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Driving Business Success with Software Reuse
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Software Reuse and its underlying fundamentals have evolved dramatically. It also discusses the benefits of constructing critical enterprise software applications through reusable parts.
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008


Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
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WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
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Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
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WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

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Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
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Dynamic Initiators That Give You the Control You Need
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WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the initiator requirements, and how ThruPut Manager optimizes and automates batch job queuing and initiation.
Posted: 21 Jan 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2009

MVS Solutions

E-Book: Capitalizing on the VDI and Windows 7 Link
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EBOOK: Access this chapter download for a detailed look at Windows 7 and its ability to be deployed and operate in a virtual environment. Learn more about the structure of Windows 7, keys to a painless migration, optimizing the user experience and more.
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MS-DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  Operating System. Like PC-DOS, MS-DOS was (and still is) a non-graphical line-oriented command-driven operating system, with a relatively simple interface but not overly "friendly" user interface. Its prompt to enter a command looks like this:C:>The first Microsoft Windows operating system was really an application that ran on top of the MS-DOS operating system. Today, Windows operating systems continue to support DOS (or a DOS-like user interface) for special purposes by emulating the operating system. In the 1970s before the personal computer was invented, IBM had a different and unrelated … 
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