The phrase used to describe the methodologies, processes, and technologies needed to help large organizations and enterprises automate the configuration and management of network devices, including hubs, routers and switches. Network automation helps an organization improve network service availability.
- brand advocate
In electronic commerce and online advertising, a brand advocate is a person, or customer who talks favorably about a brand or product, and then passes on positive word-of-mouth (WOM) messages about the brand to other people.
- release candidate
Abbreviates as RC, a release candidate is a version of a program or software that is functional but not quite ready to be released to the consumer market. Often, glitches and issues with the software are known to the developer, and those issues need to be fixed before the developer releases the product to a […]
- Online Data Storage
Online data storage refers to the practice of storing electronic data with a third party service accessed via the Internet. It is an alternative to traditional local storage (such as disk or tape drives) and portable storage (such as optical media or flash drives). It can also be called “hosted storage,” “Internet storage” or “cloud […]
- Enterprise Storage
Enterprise storage is a broad category that includes products and services designed to assist large organizations with saving and retrieving digital information. Unlike consumer or small business storage devices, enterprise storage can handle large volumes of data and large numbers of users. It usually involves centralized storage repositories, such as storage area networks (SANs) or […]
- smoke testing
In software development, smoke testing is a slang term used by programmers in reference to hardware testing. When testing software in development, the joke is if it is tried on a new piece of hardware for the first time and it does not catch on fire, it is a successful test.