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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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NCSU - IBM PowerLinux - Industry standard Linux systems, solutions tuned to the task
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This video explores a leading solution delivering industry standard Linux systems services faster, with higher quality, and more economically than others. Learn how it combines a leading hardware, Linux software, and domain expertise of different industries resulting in higher quality operations that keep pace with modern business.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Apr 23, 2012

IBM

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at a series of desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual and quad core options to suit your unique budget, application, and performance needs
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

NAC: Bridging the Network Security Gap
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT managers are aware of threats to their networks, and have spent heavily on solutions to protect the corporate environment. This paper examines technology and initiatives designed to capitalize on existing investments and prevent any gaps in security.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Sophos, Inc.

NetBackup Disk Based Data Protection Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the disk options and their capabilities as well as the other new features in NetBackup 6.5 that make up the Enterprise Disk Foundation, also it provides guidance in choosing the appropriate disk options for your environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Symantec Corporation

Novell and Intel: The Next Chapter of Co-Innovation
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Read this solution brief to learn how to drive down cost of ownership and speed up return on investment with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 from Novell and the new generation on Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 04 May 2010

Intel

Optimal SAP System Performance: Factors That Make The Most Difference
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: For any size company, choosing the right mix of server hardware, database servers, network configurations, storage, and even the operating systems is a daunting, yet essential, task. Analysts and experts agree those choices are key for optimal SAP system performance. In this e-guide, uncover tips for selecting the best hardware for your SAP system.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

EMC Corporation

Optimizing for the Cloud with Data Center Virtualization
sponsored by Brocade
WEBCAST: Is your data center ready for cloud computing? Access this resource to learn how you can optimize your infrastructure for the cloud with data center virtualization. Inside, discover how virtualization can make cloud computing a reality, learn how to solve the network bottleneck with more than just hardware, and more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Premiered: Mar 2, 2012

Brocade

Optimizing the PC Segment of California's IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Intel Corporation
CASE STUDY: Researchers found that by creating a dynamic IT environment- standardized, centralized, automated, and mobile-California can achieve a greener, more secure computing complex that improves productivity, delivering greater efficiency at a lower cost to taxpayers and the environment.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Published: 27 May 2009

Intel Corporation

Oracle Database 11g: Real Application Testing & Manageability Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the new Real Application Testing capabilities in the Oracle Database 11g allows database administrators to adapt to changes easily, lower their testing costs and reduce hardware and software investments.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: A Brief Introduction
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A steady pattern of innovation, expansion, and acquisition can quickly result in a sprawling infrastructure that is difficult to manage. This white paper explores tools and practices that have emerged to address this issue and recommends actions you can take to lay the foundation for the cloud.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: System Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an Engineered System consisting of software, firmware, and hardware designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability and performance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle RAC Performance Quadruples on HP Cluster with Dolphin Express
sponsored by Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the advantages of using SuperSockets with Dolphin Express to build scalable, high performance and highly cost-effective Oracle RAC clusters with industry standard servers and Dolphin components.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions

Oracle Throws Another Jab at HP. Itanium users ask what’s next.
sponsored by IBM
INFORMATION CENTER: This blog post describes the dilemma many companies face after hearing the news that Oracle will no longer support HP hardware. Gain insight into three options you have other than ripping and replacing your current servers and find out how you can continue to run your critical systems and applications.
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

IBM

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a memory-optimized relational database that provides detailed visibility into the performance of your critical applications. Learn more about this platform and its key features and installation steps here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle x86 Rack Servers Optimized for Rapid Deployments and Operational Efficiency
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals key factors to consider when selecting a server and explains why more and more organizations are relying on x86 platforms. Access key findings from your peers concerning their spending on servers, power and cooling expenses, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

PACs for Industrial Control, the Future of Control
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the origins of the Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), how PACs differ from Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and PCs, and the future direction of industrial control with PACs.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Paving the Way to a Successful Upgrade Project
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The SAP Upgrade Assessment for SAP ERP service delivers the expert advice and assistance you need to upgrade to a new release of the SAP ERP application. Read this whitepaper to learn which of the four different options is right for you.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

PC-Disable Delivers Intelligent Client-Side Protection for Lost or Stolen Notebooks
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how new hardware-based technology, could help reduce the incidence of notebook theft. The result can be better protection of assets and sensitive data on notebooks, rapid reactivation when systems are returned, and reduced business risk.
Posted: 14 Dec 2009 | Published: 14 Dec 2009

Absolute Software

Performance Comparison of a Dell Latitude Netbook and Previous Generation Dell Latitude Notebooks
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: Dell commissioned Principled Technologies (PT) to run a set of performance tests on a current Intel® processor-based Dell™ Latitude™ netbook and two previous generation Intel processor-based Dell Latitude notebook systems. Read this analyst report to discover the results.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Plan for Success when Migrating from GroupWise to Office 365
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

Pocket E-Guide Review: Dell Latitude E4300
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: The Dell Latitude E4300 is Dell's most powerful ultraportable machine released to date. This 13.3" notebook is powered by low voltage Intel Core 2 Duo processors and boasts an incredible battery life with no compromises in performance. Read the following review from NotebookReview.com.
Posted: 16 Dec 2009 | Published: 16 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Pocket E-Guide Review: Dell Latitude E6400
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: The Dell Latitude E6400 is a 14" laptop targeted towards businesses that need good performance, solid design, and a commonality of parts for an entire workforce. Read this Pocket E-Guide for a features and performance review of the Dell Latitude E6400.
Posted: 16 Dec 2009 | Published: 16 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Pocket E-Guide Review: Dell Latitude XT2 Review
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: The Dell Latitude XT2 is a business-grade convertible notebook, offering multi-touch finger and digitized pen controls. Read this full NotebookReview.com review for a features and performance analysis of the Dell Latitude XT2.
Posted: 16 Dec 2009 | Published: 16 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Pocket eGuide Review: Dell Latitude E6400 XFR
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: In this review we put the Dell Latitude E6400 XFR through a battery of tests, to see how well it stands up against other fully-rugged notebooks.
Posted: 16 Dec 2009 | Published: 16 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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