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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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Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
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.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

E-Guide: Requirements for Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides you with everything you need to know about virtualizing Exchange 2010. Discover the hardware, storage, memory, and availability requirements you will have to meet as well as the steps you must take before getting started with this process.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Eliminating Scaling Challenges with SIaaS
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how your IT team can effectively support growth and the ultimate success of your company by implementing SIaaS.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

Expand your workspace with one single cable with USB Docking Displays from Philips
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

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

Expert Integrated Systems: Can you put expertise in a box?
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Can you package expertise? More and more IT executives are adopting a new approach that makes it easier, faster and less expensive to deploy infrastructure and applications by integrating hardware, software and field-tested "patterns of expertise" in the form of expert integrated systems. Find out more.
Posted: 19 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2013

IBM

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

E-book: Developing a Mission-Critical Hardware Strategy for Your SAP Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EBOOK: Read this E-Book and learn how reducing hardware complexity can increase the performance of a SAP landscape and key considerations for designing or upgrading your hardware infrastructure. Additionally, best practices are explained for running a virtualized SAP infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Best practices for selecting high quality hardware for mission-critical applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSAP.com explores the specific requirements that must be met to maintain high usability and uptime within mission-critical environment such as SAP. Readers will gain access to tips and best practices for selecting server hardware that supports even the most demanding and critical business applications.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

E-Guide: Nasuni Filer Adds SLA, Hardware Option for NAS Cloud Gateway
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
EGUIDE: This SearchCloudStorage.com E-Guide profiles startup cloud vendor, Nasuni Corp., and offers insight into what they are doing to ease customer concerns about cloud storage – and guarantee uptime in cloud environments. Read on to find out about more Nasuni’s new product offerings and service-level agreements!
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Nasuni Corporation

E-Guide: Oracle server hardware decisions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, readers will receive tips for choosing server hardware for Oracle environments, as well as a real-life case study.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

E-Guide: Planning and Deploying Server Virtualization
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: In this Pocket Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com, Dell and VMware, discover the central tasks in the assessment and planning stages of a virtualization project.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

Dell and VMware

E-Guide: Planning and Deploying Server Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and AMD
EGUIDE: In this Pocket Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com, Dell and VMware, discover the central tasks in the assessment and planning stages of a virtualization project.
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

Dell, Microsoft and AMD

E-Guide: Tips for rackmount server purchasing and consolidation best practices
sponsored by Colfax International
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides a comparison of blade and rack servers. Find out what key factors you should consider in your hardware decision and learn how to prevent sprawl through effective server consolidation.
Posted: 05 May 2011 | Published: 05 May 2011

Colfax International

E-Guide: Which Virtualization Management Tool Is Right For Your Organization?
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: In this informative Pocket Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com, Dell and VMware, learn more about the virtual management tools on the market and their functionality. Discover which product capabilities organizations should consider when evaluating virtual infrastructure management technologies.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

Dell and VMware

Efficient Data Center: Using data center instrumentation and server refresh to optimize compute performance in constrained environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of data center power and cooling. Explore the advantages of a hardware refresh and determine if an upgrade is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

eGuide: Data management best practices in the new world of archiving
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn the best practices for managing archival data in a modern and effective world. Tips from expert Bill Inmon include strategies for organizing archival data into "time vaults," considerations for software and hardware releases and ideas on how to manage the day-to-day access of archival
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Enterprise Solution Design for SAP HANA
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the three principles of great enterprise design—stability, scalability, and agility—and learn how to apply them to your SAP landscape with a focus on SAP HANA. Read on for best practices and key design considerations for implementing your SAP HANA enterprise-level solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

Exchange Server 2010: Migration considerations and best practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the new features of Exchange 2010 and compares this server to previous versions. Get advice to ensure a smooth transition to this platform.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

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
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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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