hybrid WAN

hybrid WAN

A hybrid WAN is a wide area network that sends traffic over two or more connection types. Hybrid WANs permit dynamic traffic engineering across both private and public domains, using a variety of connectivity options to make the best use… more

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October 17, 2017

container management software

container management software

Major container management software vendors

Container schedulers and orchestration tools

Kubernetes is a popular open source container orchestration software based on Google’s Borg cluster management tools.

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October 5, 2017

metadata management

Metadata management is the oversight of data associated with data assets to ensure that information can be integrated, accessed, shared, linked, analyzed and maintained to best effect across an organization.

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October 3, 2017

dark post

A dark post is a paid social media communication that is not published to the creator’s page or timeline but sent to the newsfeeds of targeted groups of followers or connections.

Also known as unpublished posts, dark posts are enabled… more

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September 30, 2017

ping strangeness

Ping strangeness is a term used in troubleshooting to describe the incidence of an unusual pattern or frequency of Packet Internet or Inter-Network Groper messages in a network. Pings are used to determine the presence of particular… more

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September 29, 2017

human capital management (HCM)

Functions

The functions of HCM software are generally organized into the following categories:

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September 29, 2017

app virtualization (application virtualization)

How application virtualization works

Although there are multiple ways to virtualize applications, IT teams often take a server-based approach, delivering the applications without having to install them… more

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September 26, 2017

CALMS

CALMS is a conceptual framework for the integration of development and operations (DevOps) teams, functions and systems within an organization. The CALMS framework is often used as a maturity model, helping managers to evaluate whether or not… more

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September 26, 2017

URL shortening

URL shortening is the translation of a long Uniform Resource Locator (URL) into an abbreviated alternative that redirects to the longer URL. The original URL shortening service was TinyURL, which was launched in 2002 by Kevin… more

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September 25, 2017

Apple Push Notification service (APNs)

Apple Push Notification service (APNs) is a cloud service that allows approved third-party apps installed on Apple devices to send push notifications from a remote server to users over a secure connection.For… more

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September 14, 2017