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DEFINITION: Also see DOS.PC-DOS (Personal Computer - Disk Operating System) was the first widely-installed operating system used in personal computers. It was developed for IBM by Bill Gates and his fledgling Microsoft Corporation for installation in IBM's first lines of PCs. Gates marketed an almost identical version of the operating system called MS-DOS (Microsoft - Disk Operating System). Most users of either  … 
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Better Software Management and More Secure Computers
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CASE STUDY: This whitepaper details the systems management solution that Princeton University selected to solve their three major IT problems.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Thomas Davenport separates fact from fiction when it comes to big data.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

SAS

Bringing Together Software-Defined and Object Storage
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WHITE PAPER: Two of the biggest trends in storage today are software-defined storage and object storage. This white paper explains each one and highlights the benefits of a storage software that combines them.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Caringo

Bringing Your IT Platforms Together with Managed File Transfer
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource highlights the ability of managed file transfer (MFT) in securing and consolidating diverse platform environments.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

GlobalScape

Budgeting for Mid-Market Companies
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of budgeting so you can achieve the most efficient financial process possible.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Prophix Software

Building a Business Case for Centralized Backup Reporting
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CASE STUDY: Check out this short case study to examine how one company implemented a backup software to help streamline backup processes and improve their backup success rate.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

APTARE

Building Fault-Tolerant Applications on AWS
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive paper highlights why an Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform is ideal for building fault-tolerant software systems. However, this attribute isn't unique to its platform, so read on to discover what makes the AWS platform unique.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Amazon Web Services and Intel

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

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Becoming More Energy Efficient
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Watch this short video to learn what defines a true green data center. This initial Business First investigation report will help answer these questions -- what is a green data center and why do I need one?
Posted: 15 Feb 2008 | Published: 14 Feb 2008

IBM Software Group

Best Practices for Audit and Compliance Reporting for the IBM System i (AS/400)
sponsored by PowerTech
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the key items that need to be reviewed on AS/400 for both configuration data and transactional log information from the audit journal, it also explains various challenges of auditing and reporting on the System i platform.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

PowerTech

Best Practices for Integrating Mac OS X into Active Directory
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VIDEOCAST: Watch this seminar and learn how the built-in capabilities of Mac OS® X can enable you to integrate Mac OS X and Active Directory in a way that fits best with your environment.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 23, 2010

CDW

Best practices for migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7
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EGUIDE: Upgrades to Windows 7 continue to abound. In fact, the decision to upgrade is often the easiest part -- it is the actual migration itself that is often the most agonizing. Take a look at this expert resource from the editors at SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com for a comprehensive analysis of the Windows 7 migration process.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

Intel

Best Practices in Contract Management: How to Shrink Your Sales Cycle through Smart Contract Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the seven best practices in contract management. It's time for you to think about how to manage your contracts more effectively, close more deals, and get more cash. Learn how in this paper.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

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BetFair places its odds on Dell
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CASE STUDY: Leading betting company sees performance gains of approximately 20 per cent with Windows 7 implementation from Dell.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

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BeyondTrust 2009 Microsoft Vulnerability Analysis
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the critical role that restricting administrator rights plays in protecting against vulnerabilities. It is important to note that this increased protection is achievable in one simple step without any impact on productivity — by implementing a desktop Privilege Identity Management solution.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet with OS 2.0, BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Management
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WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can balance the personal and professional needs of today's mobile workforce and finally find harmony between security and usability.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

BlackBerry

Brian Madden Book - The VDI Delusion
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EBOOK: In this featured book on BrianMadden.com, you will learn about the promise and reality of VDI and why it is so difficult for today’s organizations. Read about the future of applications, Windows, and devices, and how all this comes together in the form of the desktop of the future.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

Dell Software

Bringing Automation to the Data Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: A number of factors have emerged that clearly demonstrate the requirement for a more holistic approach to data center management.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

CA Technologies.

Bringing Order to the Chaos of “Bring Your Own Device”
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: In order to fully accept the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) trend in your enterprise, it is vital to find a solution that provides security, scalability, centralized policy, and a superior end-user experience. Learn how you can bring order to the chaos of BYOD, plus details of a solution that can help you achieve this.
Posted: 01 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Enterasys

Bringing the Power of Web 2.0 to the Enterprise
sponsored by OpenText Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The key to Enterprise 2.0 is to bring the worlds of ECM and Web 2.0 together, so that companies can gain the best of both.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 09 May 2008

OpenText Corporation

BuilderMT Increases Customer Satisfaction from 66% to 90% in Less than a Year with Parature
sponsored by Parature, Inc.
CASE STUDY: BuilderMT is the nation's leading provider of production management software for residential homebuilders, and has achieved wide notoriety and national awards for streamlining the workflow management process and improving the efficiency.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Parature, Inc.

Building and Managing a Performance Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains advice on improving application performance. It also gives 10 tips for building and managing a performance center of excellence.
Posted: 09 Feb 2010 | Published: 09 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Built-in Manageability and Proactive Security for Business Desktop PCs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how built in desktop management can help address today?s key IT challenges such as avoiding malicious attacks, accurate inventory of assets, and the demand for IT services.
Posted: 05 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

CA ARCserve Backup r12.5 Disaster Recovery
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VIDEO: Check out this demonstration for an explanation of CA ARCserve Backup r12.5 disaster recovery tools. This video offers detailed instructions on this solution's functionality.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Premiered: 28 May 2010

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CA Data Center Automation Manager Product Brief: A Tactical Approach to Simplify Service Delivery in the Data Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Learn how automating critical operational processes frees up your IT staff to focus on innovation and strategic initiatives, reduces downtime, improves delivery lead time, and helps conserve valuable data center space and power resources.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.
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PC-DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  DOS system have usually referred to their system as just DOS. Like MS-DOS, PC-DOS was (and still is) a non-graphical line-oriented command-driven operating system, with a relatively simple interface but not overly "friendly" user interface. Its prompt to enter a command looks like this: C:>The first Microsoft Windows operating system was really an application that ran on top of the MS-DOS operating system. Today, Windows operating systems continue to support DOS (or a DOS-like user interface) for special purposes by emulating the operating system. In the 1970s before the personal computer was … 
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