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DEFINITION: A minicomputer, a term no longer much used, is a computer of a size intermediate between a microcomputer and a mainframe. Typically, minicomputers have been stand-alone computers (computer systems with attached terminals and other devices) sold to small and mid-size businesses for general business applications and to large enterprises for department-level operations. In recent years, the minicomputer  … 
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Expand your workspace with a single USB cable
sponsored by MMD
WHITE PAPER: Tired of your workstation looking like there's some electronic squid holding together everything from your laptop, monitor, Ethernet, head phones, keyboard, mouse, and everything else? View this resource to learn about an innovative notebook docking display with multimedia that enables easy port replication.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2014

MMD

Expands the workspace with one single cable
sponsored by MMD
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Check out the following solution brief to get a firsthand look at what's new to the world of docking stations. See how with USB 3.0 you can virtually eliminate the need for excess wires, actually increase worker well-being, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

MMD

Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Cisco's popular and powerful Unified Computing Solution is driven by the flexibility and agility of the hardware failover options and Service Profiles.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Hardware Upgrades to Improve Database SharePoint, Exchange, and File Server Performance with the Dell Poweredge T630
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: You can have the hardware necessary to ensure your applications meet business workloads of today and those to come in the future with the Dell PowerEdge T630 Tower Server.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How Power Innovation Delivers Data Faster to Companies
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: IBM Power, an open platform server, enables companies faster response times and cloud computing capabilities to share massive amounts of data instantly. Watch this video to learn how IBM provides organisations with the tools to revolutionise our society through Power.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 17 Sep 2013

IBM

How Red Hat Brings OpenStack into the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Explore this exclusive resource to uncover Red Hat's approach to OpenStack, what they've gained from this technology and much more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Expert Insight: Hardware Options and Business Considerations for Private Cloud Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchCloudComputing.com provides expert advice for making the case for enterprise cloud computing. Learn how one company utilized Infrastructure as a Service and Software as a Service to get started in the cloud.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 14 Apr 2011

Red Hat and HP

Expert Insight: Key Reasons to Implement Cold Storage
sponsored by SageCloud
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, find out how Facebook not only overcame storing, securing, and delivering large quantities of data to their users but also substantially reduced costs and improved IT efficiency. Learn about the cold storage approach they implemented and determine whether your business could realize the same benefits.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

SageCloud

Expert Overview: Dedupe Types, Offerings and Benefits to Cloud Backup
sponsored by Essextec
EGUIDE: This expert guide presents an in-depth overview of each option, covering both the strengths and weaknesses. Find out how hardware and software-based approaches can be used in conjunction and discover the speed and cost benefits dedupe can bring to cloud backup.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Essextec

Expert Server Considerations for Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Virtualization and cloud computing technologies are here to stay - and this presentation transcript explains how each impacts the hardware landscape and how your server choice can influence the success of your IT environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Expert tips for realizing virtualization benefits through budgeting
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights how to reap the benefits of server virtualization by considering four important factors: choice of hypervisor, software licensing, hardware and training.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

VMware, Inc.

Extending Your Data Center Affordably – Empowering the Remote or Branch Office with Simplicity
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this game-changing white paper to find out how the Dell VRTX can fuel your remote offices and eliminate common challenges, at a price you can afford.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

Fastest Path to Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
BROCHURE: Explore this resource to find out how HP's ConvergedSystem for Virtualization can drive faster time-to-value while providing the scalability you need.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Fenwick & West Use Metalogix for eRoom-to-SharePoint Migration
sponsored by Metalogix
CASE STUDY: In 2005, Fenwick & West selected Microsoft SharePoint as its next-generation intranet, extranet, and collaboration platform. It soon became clear, however, that migration would be an obstacle. Read this case study to learn about their migration solution. 
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Metalogix

First the Tick, Now the Tock: Next Generation Intel Microarchitecture - Nehalem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and get a look at how the next generation microarchitecture's dynamically scalable and design-scalable features directly contribute to power efficiency and performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Forrester Webinar: Taming the Performance Beast
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WEBCAST: Smart strategies and tools for database optimization is critical to reduce costs in complex infrastructures and can help organizations defer hardware upgrades, get more out of existing systems, and improve developer and DBA productivity.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2010

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Future Proofing Your Mobile Computers: How the Features You Select Now Can Protect & Extend Your Investment Years into the Future
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the features and options available for ruggedized mobile computers used in warehousing and distribution can extend the time they can perform in warehouses and distribution centers. It also provides guidance on how to make decisions that will protect your investments by meeting user needs today and into the future.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Intermec

Gartner Report: Dell's Data Center Strategy: From Chassis to Fabric-Based System
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a fabric-based infrastructure solution that optimizes data center efficiency and agility. Uncover the impacts and recommendations when considering a converged infrastructure strategy for your IT environment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Go for the Green - Realize Both Cash and Environmental Savings across the Enterprise
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a common technology platform for business process management and enterprise modeling - such as Metastorm Enterprise™ - will allow you to "go green" in more ways than one.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Metastorm

Going Parallel with LabVIEW Delivers Throughput Gains
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper learn how by combining technologies with NI Lab VIEW parallel programming software and NI TestStand test management software, test engineers can create high-performance test systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Has HP taken a calculated risk in splitting the business?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Hewlett Packard (HP) is planning to turn its consumer computing and printing departments into a separate company. The remaining business would comprise HP's software, business servers and IT services operations.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

High Availability for SQL Server 2005 Using array-based Replication and Host-based Mirroring Technologies
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides the data needed to understand the options and the limitations for implementing remote replication solutions on a clustered HP server and storage area network (SAN)-based storage infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

High Performance Computing for Dummies, Sun and AMD Special Edition
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
EBOOK: This book is intended for anyone who has heard about the many benefits of using HPC (such as streamlining processes or saving money). This book explains what HPC is and shows how it can help you or others within your company.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

High-performance Two-socket Server Supports a Variety of Business-Critical Workloads
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
DATA SHEET: Read this informative data sheet from IBM detailing their new server hardware optimized for cloud computing and desktop virtualization and learn how their new servers can cut downtime out of the equation for you and your organization.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM and Intel.

Hitachi Data Systems Optimized Workflow Solutions for Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
DATA SHEET: This white paper showcases a solution that is architected to scale and handle diverse performance requirements and automate the implementation of data retention policies. Discover how this uniquely designed technology combines a data management framework with hardware help in the form of FPGAs that provide robust performance for I/O operations.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hitachi Data Systems
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MINICOMPUTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  has evolved into the "mid-range server" and is part of a network. IBM's AS/400e is a good example. In an ascending hierarchy of general computer sizes, we find:The embedded systems programming computer, which is embedded in something and doesn't support direct human interaction but nevertheless meets all the other criteria of a microcomputerThe microcomputerThe workstation, as used to mean a more powerful personal computer for special applicationsThe minicomputerThe cluster, which is often several microcomputers or larger computers that share a workload and back each other up The mainframe or … 
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