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Independent Hardware Vendor

An independent hardware vendor (IHV) makes secondary electronics equipment and accessories for laptops and desktops. This can include things like sound cards, mobile network equipment, and more. IHVs are able […]

Independent Software Vendor (ISV)

An independent software vendor (ISV) creates and sells software that runs on a variety of hardware and operating system platforms like Linux, Apple or Windows. ISVs develop everything from basic […]

Industrial Automation

Industrial automation is the use of technologies such as computer software and robotics to control machinery and processes which replace human beings in performing specific functions. The functions are primarily […]

Information Security (infosec)

Information security (infosec) refers to the strategies that safeguard digital information from people who are not authorized to have it. These strategies are designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and […]

Infrastructure as a Service

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is a form of cloud computing that provides virtualized IT resources over the Internet. IaaS is one of the main categories of cloud computing services, along with Software-as-a-Service […]

Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things refers to the growing network of non-computing devices that are engineered to be able to connect and exchange data over the internet. IoT expands the concept […]


Interoperability is the capability for different IT systems and devices to exchange data and process or use the exchanged data, regardless of its source. Interoperability usually refers to the basic […]

IT Efficiency

IT efficiency is a primary goal of most IT organizations, and is fundamentally considered to be “doing more with less” by maintaining or improving the quality of IT services that […]

IT Infrastructure

Information technology infrastructure (IT infrastructure) consists of everything that plays a role in IT operations for an organization. All of the hardware, including servers, computers, switches, hubs and routers, and […]

IT Infrastructure Management

Infrastructure management is the management of both technical and operational components—including hardware, software, policies, processes, data, facilities and equipment—for business effectiveness. It may be divided into systems management, network management […]

IT Storage

IT storage is the collective term for the tools, technologies and processes that maintain the data storage infrastructure for an organization. It includes the IT components that directly or indirectly […]