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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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CW Special Report on Dell
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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

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

Desktop Admin for BYOD: Security Chapter
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: The risk presented by BYOD should not prevent companies from taking advantage of its benefits, including flexibility and cost savings.  Inside, learn how to clearly define your BYOD security strategy and get the most out of this trend.
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Driving Innovation in the Banking Industry: Cutting Edge Computing Platforms Make a Difference
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to find out how a fast, agile and resilient computing platform can propel your bank towards success.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

IBM

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Deployment Framework Best Practices
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various Linux configuration and deployment options. Discover key installation considerations to take into account and obtain best practices to help you execute your implementation with ease.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

Desktop Virtualization for On-Demand Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, informative resource to find out how one data center solution can provide you with the support you need for desktop virtualization.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Desktops: Corporate IT Buying Behavior & Customer Satisfaction Survey
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: This Technology Business Research (TBR) study examines the results of the corporate desktop satisfaction competition for Q1 of 2009, for which Dell ranked in the top position. Read this to learn about each brand's competitive strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and overall satisfaction rankings.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Disaster Recovery Solutions from VMware: Transforming Disaster Recovery - VMware Infrastructure for Rapid, Reliable and Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VMware Infrastructure is transforming the way disaster recovery is done today and in the future; it changes the disaster recovery paradigm to one that is cost effective, rapid and reliable.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 18 Oct 2008

VMware, Inc.

Document Solutions IP Faxing versus Conventional Faxing: A Critical Analysis
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses examples in three industries with the heaviest fax usage - finance, healthcare, and insurance - to demonstrate costs and risks that are shared across all industries.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Premiere Global Services

Documentum Digital Asset Manager
sponsored by EMC Corporation
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

EMC Corporation

DVS Enterprise - Active System 800v with VMware Horizon View 5.2: Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a converged infrastructure solution that's designed specifically for desktop virtualization – and that is pre-configured to meet your organization's specific requirements and ready to integrate into your data center.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware
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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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