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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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Computer Weekly – 12 March 2013: Will software-defined networking justify the hype?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we take an in-depth look at one of the hottest emerging technologies – software-defined networking – and what it means for IT departments. We visit Iceland, home of the greenest datacentres, and see what they offer to CIOs. And we look at the growth of governance as a key task for CIOs. Read the issue now.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

CW Special Report on Dell
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 11 page special report, independently written by Computer Weekly, gives you the facts on Dell, its strategy in 2013, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Data Deduplication: Types and Benefits
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn from expert Rachel Dines, an analyst with Forrester Research, the differences between software and hardware backup deduplication, post process vs. inline deduplication as well as fixed and variable-block length dedupe.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell Software

Database Performace And Resiliency In The Dell Poweredge R630 Running Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: To answer your needs, Dell offers the PowerEdge R630, a 1U space-saving server. Running two or three of these servers in a cluster with 1.8inch SATA SSDs, you can boost OPM performance up to 10.5 times that of with HDDs, meaning fast delivery with a small footprint.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Deliver Windows Apps to Google Chromebooks for a Seamless, App-centric Experience From Anywhere
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how, through the use of desktop virtualization solutions, organizations can launch centrally hosted enterprise applications alongside Google Apps, SaaS and other cloud services within the same Chrome environment without the need to launch one or more virtual Windows desktops.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Citrix

Dell PowerEdge R730xd Servers Consolidate Obsolete Database Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dell provides a high powered solution for data centers in need. The PowerEdge R730xd server runs at six times the efficiency of last hardware refresh cycle's legacy server.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Dell Speeds Up Servers with the PowerEdge R630
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Start and end your search with the Dell PowerEdge R630 Server. This dense 1U machine, when upgraded with SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) performs up to 10.5 times faster than the standard hard disk drives.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to discover the architecture design, configuration, and implementation considerations for the key components of the architecture required to deliver virtual desktops via XenDesktop 7.1 on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell

Computer Weekly – 5 March 2013: Planning for a 4G future
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, now the 4G spectrum auction is over, we look at what happens next for the future of mobile networking. Cloud computing promises to save costs – we examine how to ensure a return on investment. And we report from the RSA conference on how big data is helping tackle cyber security threats. Read the issue now.
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 | Published: 05 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance, such as the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Considerations for Deploying Deduplication in a Small Business Environment
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Deduplication has been one of the hottest technologies in the storage industry for almost three years and has grown into a mainstream technology from the large enterprise down to the small business and remote office. Read this white paper to learn the important questions for SMB managers to ask.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

Quantum Corporation

Consolidate resources with IBM Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video describes how making the transition from physical to virtual resources with IBM Virtualization has the potential for significant savings.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Premiered: 08 Apr 2010

IBM

Constructing the best server environment for SAP
sponsored by SearchSAP
EGUIDE: Access this expert three-part handbook to get a comprehensive overview of what to look for in SAP applications, with a focus on evaluating hardware for running an SAP environment. Explore the differences between vendors, learn the challenges of virtualizing SAP landscapes, and discover the case for SAP Business Suite.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

SearchSAP

Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a sampling of real business results that organizations in a variety of industries worldwide have achieved by implementing Oracle Exadata. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Dell Client Energy Savings Calculator
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ASSESSMENT TOOL: The Dell Client Energy Savings Calculator is intended to provide a tool that will allow customers to estimate the energy consumed by a computer over a year's time and the resulting cost to operate the system over that period.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell Client Migration and Deployment Services
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: While PC prices continue to fall, the total cost of using PCs remains high, when the cost of the deployment activities themselves is considered. To help companies optimize their PC deployment process, Dell has developed a series of offerings that can be used to simplify the deployment process and reduce the time needed to deploy PCs.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell OptiPlex 960 & Microsoft Windows 7: Better Together
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
TEST RESULTS: Principled Technologies®, a third party test group, tested how Dell™ OptiPlex™ desktops running Microsoft® Windows® 7 can improve system performance, increase user efficiency and help reduce overall operating expenses. Read this paper to learn about key test results from this performance comparison.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Dell PowerEdge C8000 Series: Flexible, Powerful, and Efficient
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief resource to learn about the Dell PowerEdge C8000 – the only shared infrastructure which enables organizations to easily reconfigure, refresh and scale out as needed.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices
sponsored by Dell India
WEBCAST: Read through this exclusive white paper to find out how Dell is transforming IT for remote and small offices with this virtualization-ready, critical piece of hardware.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2013

Dell India

Dell PowerVault MD3000 1000 Mailbox Local Continuous Replication Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 1000 mailbox Exchange Server 2007 environment with Local Continuous Replication (LCR) feature.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerVault MD3000 3000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 3000 mailbox Exchange 2007 environment with Single Copy Cluster in a high availability clustering mechanism based on the Microsoft Cluster Service shared storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell Virtual Desktop Solutions: Overview
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Watch this informative video to learn how you can improve your IT quality of life with desktop virtualization solutions from Dell. You'll learn about Dell's family of virtualization solutions, offering you the broadest set of tools and resources available to help you realize your virtualization vision.
Posted: 18 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Dell, Inc.

Dell, Intel, & Microsoft Deliver Groundbreaking Efficiency and Productivity
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
DATA SHEET: Dell systems with Intel® vPro™ technology running Microsoft® Windows® 7 can enhance your user experience and help optimize your IT resources helping to save time and money.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 Nov 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 SP2 with Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.
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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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