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a Microvisor

The term microvisor refers to a Xen-based security-focused hypervisor developed by security firm Bromium that provides micro-virtualization technology to ensure secure computing environments. Short for micro-hypervisor, a microvisor works with the VT (Virtualization Technology) features built into Intel, AMD and other CPUs to create hardware-isolated micro virtual machines (micro-VMs) for each task performed by a […]

Android M

Android M is the Android codename for the upcoming 6.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. The Android M release was first announced at Google I/O in May 2015 and is expected to make its official debut in October or November 2015 as the successor to the “Lollipop” Android 5.0 and 5.1 […]

a Micro-VM

The operating system is the most important program that runs on a computer. Every general-purpose computer must have an operating system to run other programs and applications. Operating systems perform basic tasks, such as recognizing input from the keyboard, sending output to the display screen, keeping track of files and directories on the disk, and […]

Android Marshmallow

Marshmallow is the official Android codename for the upcoming 6.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. Marshmallow was first announced at Google I/O in May 2015 as the Android M release, and the mobile OS is expected to make its official debut in October or November 2015 as the successor to the […]

Apple WatchOS

Apple WatchOS is the company’s operating system developed to power Apple Watch smartwatch devices. WatchOS is based on Apple’s iOS mobile operating system that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. The WatchOS made its debut on April 24, 2015, when the Apple Watch was officially released to the public. An API called WatchKit was […]

a MAC Address

Tips on how to find a MAC address, Identifying Unknown Devices, DHCP and more. When you think about networking, IP addresses are probably the first things that come to mind. But there’s another type of network address called a MAC address that actually forms the foundation upon which IP address communication is built, at least […]

an OEM Company

OEM is somewhat of a misleading term for a company that has a special relationship with computer and IT producers. This article explains the role of an OEM company and the OEM business model. OEM (pronounced as separate letters) is short for original equipment manufacturer. OEM is somewhat of a misleading term for a company […]

A Proxy Server

Proxy servers can dramatically improve performance for groups of users. They can also be used to filter requests. A proxy server, in a general sense of the term proxy, is a stand-in server. In a network, a proxy server is the entity that sits between corporate client machines and the Internet. For example, it may […]

an Enterprise Application

Enterprise application, enterprise app, enterprise software, and finally, enterprise application software (EAS) are all commonly used phrases to describe applications — or software — that a that a business would use to assist the organization in solving enterprise problems. What is an Enterprise Application? Enterprise application, enterprise app, enterprise software, and finally, enterprise application software […]

a Web Server

Web servers are computers that deliver (serves up) Web pages. Every Web server has an IP address and possibly a domain name. For example, if you enter the URL http://www.definithing.com/index.html in your browser, this sends a request to the Web server whose domain name is definithing.com. The server then fetches the page named index.html and […]

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