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  • Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS)

    Cloud-based services for helping to protect companies from the loss of mission-critical data in the event of a man-made or natural disaster. In addition to protecting data, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offerings help ensure business continuity by minimizing downtime and disruption to customers, clients and employees in the event of server failure or other disaster. Disaster […]

  • Information Technology (IT) Manager

    An Information Technology Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining an organization’s technology infrastructure. Businesses rely on a central information processing system to support efficient data management and communications. The IT manager monitors the organization’s operational requirements, researches strategies and technology solutions, and builds the most cost-effective and efficient system to achieve those goals. A […]

  • line editor

    A primitive type of editor that allows you to edit only one line of a file at a time.

  • Steganography

    (ste-g&n-o´gr&-fē) (n.) The art and science of hiding information by embedding messages within other, seemingly harmless messages. Steganography works by replacing bits of useless or unused data in regular computer files (such as graphics, sound, text, HTML, or even floppy disks ) with bits of different, invisible information. This hidden information can be plain text, […]

  • Word Processing (word processor)

    Using a computer to create, edit, and print documents. Of all computer applications, word processing is the most common. To perform word processing, you need a computer, a special program called a word processor, and a printer. A word processor enables you to create a document, store it electronically on a disk, display it on […]

  • Apple Computer

    A personal computer company founded in 1976 by Steven Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Throughout the history of personal computing, Apple has been one of the most innovative influences. In fact, some analysts say that the entire evolution of the PC can be viewed as an effort to catch up with the Apple Macintosh. In addition […]

  • Bernoulli disk drive

    Named after a Swiss scientist who discovered the principle of aerodynamic lift, the Bernoulli disk drive was a special type of floppy disk drive from Iomega Corporation that was faster and had greater storage capacity than traditional floppy drives. It is no longer being produced.

  • BogoMips

    Derived from the words “Bogus” and “Mips”, BogoMips, when used in the context of the Linux operating system, is a unit of measurement that indicates how fast the computer processor runs. BogoMips is not a scientific unit of measure, but rather an indication. The program that provides the BogoMips measurement was written by Linus Torvalds […]

  • autoresponder

    An e-mail utility that automatically replies to an e-mail message with a prewritten response when that e-mail comes into a specific e-mail or Internet address. Autoresponders are used by individuals and also by Web sites that need to respond to user comments automatically. For example, an individual may use an autoresponder feature of e-mail to […]

  • Java applet

    An applet is a small Internet-based program written in Java, a programming language for the Web, which can be downloaded by any computer. The applet is also able to run in HTML. The applet is usually embedded in an HTML page on a Web site and can be executed from within a browser.