iTunes Match is a subscription service from Apple that enables users to sync and share their music catalogs with all of their devices that have iTunes accounts. The $24.99/year iTunes Match service utilizes Apple’s iCloud for syncing a user’s music catalog and iTunes for managing the libraries, purchasing and downloading music, and playing content.
iTunes Match can be accessed directly from iTunes on desktops and laptops, and from the Music app on iOS devices. The iTunes Match service stores music purchased through the Apple App Store, music imported from CDs and music purchased through services other than iTunes. iTunes Match subscribers are also able to listen to iTunes Radio stations free of advertisements.
- Software-Defined Storage (SDS)
Storage infrastructure that is managed and automated by intelligent software as opposed to by the storage hardware itself. In this way, the pooled storage infrastructure resources in a software-defined storage (SDS) environment can be automatically and efficiently allocated to match the application needs of an enterprise. Separating the Storage Hardware from the Software By separating […]
An online data backup provider offering enterprise, small business and consumer-level services. Mozy was initially a service for consumers but has extended its capabilities into the small business arena via MozyPro, which can be obtained through small business resellers or direct from the company. Mozy allows users to centrally administer all backups so that they […]
- the Marketplace Fairness Act
The Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) of 2013 is a bill that requires online retailers to collect sales taxes from out-of-state customers, even if the retailers don’t have a physical presence in the customer’s state. Under the act, a state other than an online retailer’s home state could summon an online seller for an audit if […]
- VM-aware storage
VM-aware storage, or virtualization-aware storage, is the intelligent management and monitoring of storage infrastructure in virtualized environments where virtual machines (VMs) are utilized. The key factor in a VM-aware storage environment is that the storage components are managed together with the VMs rather than as separately managed volumes or LUNs (logical unit numbers).
- Virtualization-Aware Storage
Also known as VM-aware storage, virtualization-aware storage is storage technology that facilitates management and monitoring of storage performance and integration in virtualized environments where virtual machines (VMs) are utilized. Virtualization-aware storage enables the storage infrastructure to be managed together with the VMs rather than as separately managed volumes or LUNs (logical unit numbers). A key […]