A computer, usually a server, containing data, files, or programs that another computer can access by means of a network or modem.
- hosted PBX
A private branch exchange (PBX) phone system that’s delivered as a hosted service, typically by one of the major telephone companies. Frequently referred to as a centrex or a virtual PBX, a hosted PBX can free companies from having to invest in the costly equipment of a complex business phone system, while still enabling the […]
- hot aisle/cold aisle
The name given to a specific controlled airflow layout associated with enclosures and cabinets. As more heat becomes concentrated within the cabinet space, the risk of overheating and damaging the equipment increases. *Contemporary thinking in data center thermal management promotes the hot aisle/cold aisle layout where cold air is segregated in front of equipment cabinets […]
- hot fixing
In a Microsoft NT File System (NTFS), hot fixing of disk sectors prevents data from being stored in a bad sector or cluster. During a hot fix, the operating system automatically detects bad disk sectors, relocates the data to a safe cluster and marks the bad cluster as unusable to the system. This process is […]
- hot key
A user -defined key sequence that executes a command or causes the operating system to switch to another program. In DOS systems, for example, you can use hot keys to open memory-resident programs (TSRs). In Windows environments, you can often press a hot key to execute common commands. For example, Ctrl +C usually copies the […]
- hot link
(n) A link between two applications such that changes in one affect the other. For example, some desktop publishing systems let you establish hot links between documents and databases or spreadsheets. When data in the spreadsheet changes, the corresponding charts and graphs in the document change accordingly. (v) To establish a link between two applications.