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Author - Forrest Stroud

  • Forrest Stroud has been with the QuinStreet Enterprise network of technology websites for 18 years, during which time he has covered everything from consumer technology to small businesses and corporate data centers. He is also the editor of ServerWatch.

  • rooting

    Rooting refers to giving root access to subsystems of the Android mobile operating system on Android-based mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. »

  • ILM - identity lifecycle management

    ILM encompasses the entire span of an employee's need to access critical business data and apps to effectively perform  tasks and accomplish business objectives. »

  • Stagefright

    Stagefright refers to various security bugs that target a library of code within the Android mobile operating system. »

  • LXD

    LXD is a container effort created by Canonical that works in conjunction with LXC to make LXC-based containers easier to use. »

  • BYON – Bring Your Own Network

    BYON, or Bring Your Own Network, refers to the growing use of personal networks by employees for increased productivity in their work environments. »

  • Surface Pro 4

    The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 debuted in October 2015 as the fourth generation of Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet / notebook computer. »

  • Wily Werewolf (Ubuntu Codename)

    Wily Werewolf is the Ubuntu codename for version 15.10 of the Ubuntu Linux-based operating system. »

  • Surface Book

    The Surface Book is the first laptop computer offering from Microsoft, making its debut in October 2015 along with the Surface Pro 4. »

  • OpenStack Liberty

    The successor to the Kilo release of the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform, OpenStack Liberty is the twelfth major release of OpenStack. »

  • taptic engine

    Apple's Taptic Engine provides tactile sensations in the form of vibrations to users of Apple devices like the Apple Watch, iPhones, and MacBooks. »

  • iPhone 6S

    The iPhone 6S is an improved version of Apple's iPhone 6 that made its debut in October 2015. »

  • Apple WatchOS

    Apple WatchOS is the company's operating system developed to power Apple Watch smartwatch devices. »

  • identity management

    Enterprise identity management (IdM) is for identifying, authenticating and authorizing employees and their use of corporate IT resources. »

  • WaaS - Workspace as a Service

    Workspace-as-a-Service, or WaaS, is a form of desktop virtualization that provides access to business applications and data from anywhere at any time. »

  • BYOA – Bring Your Own Apps

    Short for Bring Your Own Apps, BYOA refers to the growing use of personal apps by employees for increased productivity in their work environments. »

  • iPad Pro

    The Apple iPad Pro is a larger version of the original Apple iPad that the company first announced on September 9th, 2015. »

  • Marshmallow - Android Codename

    Marshmallow is the official Android codename for the upcoming 6.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. »

  • PII - Personally Identifiable Information

    Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, refers to information that can be used to discover or distinguish an individual's identity. »

  • Micro-VM

    Micro-VMs, or micro virtual machines, are hardware-isolated virtual machines created by a microvisor to help ensure secure computing environments. »

  • Windows Bridge for iOS

    Windows Bridge for iOS is a tool developed by Microsoft for bringing Apple iOS apps to the Windows platform. »

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