• Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge is the official name for a new and improved Web browser introduced in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that was developed to replace the venerable Internet Explorer Web browser. Microsoft Edge combines recent web technology advancements with a streamlined and faster browsing experience, while also delivering compatibility and a consistent user experience across […]

  • Clutter

    Clutter is a technology developed by Microsoft for its Outlook email client that helps users automatically organize their Outlook inboxes and prioritize important e-mails by moving lower priority messages to a new Clutter folder. The Microsoft Clutter technology debuted in late 2014 for Office 365 users, and is now available on Outlook PC and mobile […]

  • Micro-Virtualization

    Micro-virtualization is a technology developed by desktop security firm Bromium to help ensure secure computing environments. Micro-virtualization utilizes a Xen-based security-focused hypervisor called a microvisor that creates hardware-isolated micro virtual machines (micro-VMs) for each computing task that utilizes data originating from an unknown source. Tasks in this sense are the computation that takes place within […]

  • Mobile Application Management (MAM)

    Mobile Application Management (MAM) is a term that refers to software and services used to secure, manage and distribute mobile applications used in enterprise settings on mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers. Mobile Application Management can apply to company-owned mobile devices as well as BYOD (“Bring Your Own Devices”). MAM solutions typically offer a […]

  • 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 […]

  • ILEC

    Short for incumbent local exchange carrier. An ILEC is a telephone company that was providing local service when the Telecommunications Act of 1996 was enacted. Compare with CLEC, a company that competes with the already established local telephone business.

  • Event Router

    In enterprise messaging systems (EMS), the Event Router (or routers if running in more than one instance) is what sends messages and events between applications and systems throughout an enterprise.

  • cache coherence

    (cash cōhēr´&ns) (n.) A protocol for managing the caches of a multiprocessor system so that no data is lost or overwritten before the data is transferred from a cache to the target memory. When two or more computer processors work together on a single program, known as multiprocessing, each processor may have its own memory […]

  • virtual private server

    Abbreviated as VPS, the term virtual private server is used interchangeably with virtual dedicated server (VDS). See virtual dedicated server (VDS).

  • Communication Streaming Architecture

    A communications interface technology developed by Intel that directly connects the Memory Controller Hub (the chip that controls the memory) to the I/O controller hub (the network interface) to eliminate network traffic through the PCI bus. The interface allows for full-duplex data transmission at gigabit speeds. Also, memory read and write operations have lower latencies […]