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  • Visual Basic (VB) - Visual Basic (VB) is an event-driven programming language and environment from Microsoft that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) which allows programmers to modify code by simply dragging and dropping objects and defining their behavior and appearance.
  • Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET or VB .NET) - Visual Basic .
  • VLAN (virtual LAN) - A virtual LAN (VLAN) is a logical overlay network that groups together a subset of devices that share a physical LAN, isolating the traffic for each group.
  • VM BIOS (virtual machine basic input/output system) - A VM BIOS (virtual machine basic input/output system) is the set of instructions that controls the booting process of a VM.
  • VMkernel - VMkernel is a POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface)-like operating system developed by VMware.
  • VMware - VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider based in Palo Alto, Calif.
  • VMware AirWatch - VMware AirWatch is an enterprise mobility software provider based in Atlanta.
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) - VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification designed to demonstrate technical competency with VMware vSphere and related technologies.
  • VMware Cloud on AWS - VMware Cloud on AWS is a hybrid cloud service that runs the VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack in the AWS public cloud.
  • VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) - VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) is a utility that balances computing workloads with available resources in a virtualized environment.
  • VMware ESXi - VMware ESXi, also called VMware ESXi Server, is a bare-metal hypervisor developed by VMware for vSphere.
  • VMware Horizon Client - VMware Horizon Client is software that establishes a connection between endpoint devices and Horizon View virtual desktops and applications.
  • VMware Lab Manager - VMware Lab Manager is a software development and testing tool that enables designers and engineers to pool network and storage resources .
  • VMware NSX - VMware NSX is a virtual networking and security software product family created from VMware's vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) and Nicira's Network Virtualization Platform (NVP) intellectual property.
  • VMware Partner Network - The VMware Partner Network is a global channel partner program with benefits and support to provide VMware's virtualization and cloud technology.
  • VMware resource pool - A VMware resource pool is the aggregated physical compute hardware -- CPU and memory, as well as other components -- allocated to virtual machines (VMs) in a VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • VMware snapshot - A VMware snapshot is a copy of a virtual machine (VM) in a VMware environment taken at a specific point in time.
  • VMware template - A VMware template is a perfect, model copy of a virtual machine from which you can clone, convert or deploy more virtual machines.
  • VMware vApp - A VMware vApp is a collection of virtual machines (VMs) and sometimes other vApps that host a multi-tier application, its policies and service levels.
  • VMware vCenter Mobile Access (VMware vCMA) - VMware vCenter Mobile Access (VMware vCMA) is a virtual appliance used by admins to manage a data center from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  • VMware vCenter Server (formerly VMware VirtualCenter) - VMware vCenter Server is the centralized monitoring and resource management software for VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure.
  • VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat (vCSHB) - VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat (vCSHB) is VMware's OEM version of NeverFail, which is designed to ensure the high availability and disaster recovery of vCenter Server whether on a LAN or a Wireless Wide Area Network.
  • VMware vCloud Director (VMware vCD) - VMware vCloud Director (vCD) is deployment, automation and management software for virtual infrastructure resources in multi-tenant cloud environments.
  • VMware View Persona Management - VMware View Persona Management is a feature of Horizon View that stores and delivers user-specific data from a remote storage repository to virtual or physical desktops.
  • VMware vLockstep - VMware vLockstep is the technology supporting VMware's Fault Tolerance (FT) high-availability software feature.
  • VMware VMCI (VMware Virtual Machine Communication Interface) - VMware VMCI (Virtual Machine Communication Interface) is a high-speed interface that virtual machines (VMs) on the same host use to communicate with each other and the host kernel modules.
  • VMware vRealize Log Insight (formerly vCenter Log Insight) - VRealize Log Insight is a log collection and analytics virtual appliance that enables administrators to collect, view, manage and analyze syslog data.
  • VMware vRealize Suite - VMware vRealize Suite, formerly called vCenter Operations Management Suite, is a software platform designed to help IT administrators build and manage heterogeneous, hybrid clouds.
  • VMware vSAN - VMware vSAN is an enterprise storage virtualization software that supports hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).
  • VMware vShield - VMware vShield is a group of networking and security products for virtualized IT infrastructures, comprising vShield Manager, vShield Edge, vShield Zones, vShield App, vShield Data Security and vShield Endpoint.
  • VMware vSphere - VMware vSphere -- formerly known as VMware Infrastructure -- is the brand name for VMware's suite of server virtualization products that includes its ESXi hypervisor and vCenter management software.
  • VMware vSphere App HA - VMware vSphere App HA is virtual appliance introduced with vSphere 5.
  • VMware vSphere Client - The VMware vSphere Client is a web-based application that connects to the vCenter Server so IT administrators can manage installations and handle inventory objects in a vSphere deployment.
  • VMware vSphere Web Client plug-in - VMware vSphere Web Client plug-ins are programs that either come from VMware itself or from third-party developers and partners to extend the vSphere Web Client with custom menu selections and toolbar icons that provide access to custom capabilities and external functionality.
  • VMware Workspace ONE - VMware Workspace ONE is a management platform that allows IT administrators to centrally control end users' mobile devices and cloud-hosted virtual desktops and applications from the cloud or from an on-premises deployment.
  • VMware Workstation Pro - VMware Workstation Pro is a 64-bit hosted hypervisor intended to implement virtualization on Microsoft Windows and Linux endpoint computers, such as desktop systems.
  • voice of the customer (VOC) - Voice of the customer (VOC) is the component of customer experience that focuses on customer needs, wants, expectations and preferences.
  • voice over LTE (VoLTE) - Voice over LTE (VoLTE) is a digital packet technology that uses 4G LTE networks to route voice traffic and transmit data.
  • voice recognition (speaker recognition) - Voice or speaker recognition is the ability of a machine or program to receive and interpret dictation or to understand and perform spoken commands.
  • voice SEO - Voice SEO is the optimization of keywords and keyword phrases for searches through voice assistants.
  • voice squatting - Voice squatting is an attack vector for voice user interfaces, or VUIs, that exploits homonyms -- words that sound the same, but are spelled differently -- and input errors -- words that are mispronounced.
  • voice user interface (VUI) - Voice user interface (VUI) is speech recognition technology that allows people to interact with a computer, smartphone or other device through voice commands.
  • VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) - VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) is the transmission of voice and multimedia content over an internet connection.
  • VoIP caller ID (voice over Internet Protocol caller identification) - VoIP caller ID (voice over Internet Protocol caller identification) is a caller ID application for VoIP phones that works in the same way as caller ID on a conventional telephone line.
  • VoIP phone - A VoIP phone is a hardware- or software-based telephone designed to use voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to send and receive phone calls over an IP network.
  • volatile - In general, volatile (from the Latin "volatilis" meaning "to fly")is an adjective used to describe something unstable or changeable.
  • volatile memory - Volatile memory is a type of memory that maintains its data only while the device is powered.
  • volt per meter (V/m) - Volt per meter is the standard unit of electric field (E field) strength.
  • volt-ampere (VA) - A volt-ampere (VA) is a measurement of power in a direct current (DC) electrical circuit.
  • voltage - Voltage, also called electromotive force, is a quantitative expression of the potential difference in charge between two points in an electrical field.
  • voltage reference - A voltage reference is an electronic component or circuit that produces a constant DC (direct-current) output voltage regardless of variations in external conditions such as temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, current demand, or the passage of time.
  • volume manager - A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.
  • voluntary benefits - Voluntary benefits are optional, employee-paid benefits.
  • von Neumann bottleneck - The von Neumann bottleneck is a limitation on throughput caused by the standard personal computer architecture.
  • Vonage - Vonage is a communication platform as a service (CPaaS) provider for consumers and businesses that makes it possible for customers to connect and communicate on any device through cloud-hosted voice, video, chat and short message service (SMS).
  • VPN (virtual private network) - A virtual private network (VPN) is a service that creates a safe, encrypted online connection.
  • VR locomotion (virtual reality locomotion) - VR locomotion is technology that enables movement from one place to another (locomotion) within a virtual reality environment.
  • VRAM (video RAM) - VRAM (video RAM) refers to any type of random access memory (RAM) specifically used to store image data for a computer display.
  • VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method) - VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method) is a file management system for IBM's larger operating systems now called z/OS.
  • VSPEX - VSPEX is a platform specification from Dell EMC to guide the building of systems for converged and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).
  • vSphere HA (VMware High Availability) - VMware vSphere HA (High Availability) is a utility included in VMware's vSphere software that can restart failed virtual machines (VMs) on alternative host servers to reduce application downtime.
  • VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) - VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity -- qualities that make a situation or condition difficult to analyze, respond to or plan for.
  • vulnerability (information technology) - A vulnerability, in information technology (IT), is a flaw in code or design that creates a potential point of security compromise for an endpoint or network.
  • vulnerability and patch management - Vulnerability management is a pro-active approach to managing network security.
  • vulnerability assessment - A vulnerability assessment is the process of defining, identifying, classifying and prioritizing vulnerabilities in computer systems, applications and network infrastructures.
  • vulnerability disclosure - Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of reporting security flaws in computer software or hardware.
  • vulnerability management - Vulnerability management is a pro-active approach to managing network security through reducing the likelihood that flaws in code or design compromise the security of an endpoint or network.
  • vulnerability management - Vulnerability management is the process of identifying, assessing, remediating and mitigating security vulnerabilities in software and computer systems.
  • VXLAN (Virtual Extensible LAN) - Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) is a proposed Layer 3 encapsulation protocol that will make it easier for network engineers to scale out a cloud computing environment while logically isolating cloud apps and tenants.
  • What is virtual desktop infrastructure? VDI explained - Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a desktop virtualization technology wherein a desktop operating system, typically Microsoft Windows, runs and is managed in a data center.
Networking
  • local area network (LAN)

    A local area network (LAN) is a group of computers and peripheral devices that are connected together within a distinct ...

  • TCP/IP

    TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol and is a suite of communication protocols used to interconnect ...

  • firewall as a service (FWaaS)

    Firewall as a service (FWaaS), also known as a cloud firewall, is a service that provides cloud-based network traffic analysis ...

Security
  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for ensuring individuals have the appropriate access to ...

  • fraud detection

    Fraud detection is a set of activities undertaken to prevent money or property from being obtained through false pretenses.

  • single sign-on (SSO)

    Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials -- for ...

CIO
  • change management

    Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with the transition or transformation of an organization's goals, processes...

  • IT project management

    IT project management is the process of planning, organizing and delineating responsibility for the completion of an ...

  • chief financial officer (CFO)

    A chief financial officer (CFO) is the corporate title for the person responsible for managing a company's financial operations ...

HRSoftware
  • core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that refers to the basic tasks and functions of an HR department as it manages...

  • HR service delivery

    HR service delivery is a term used to explain how an organization's human resources department offers services to and interacts ...

  • employee retention

    Employee retention is the organizational goal of keeping productive and talented workers and reducing turnover by fostering a ...

Customer Experience
  • martech (marketing technology)

    Martech (marketing technology) refers to the integration of software tools, platforms, and applications designed to streamline ...

  • transactional marketing

    Transactional marketing is a business strategy that focuses on single, point-of-sale transactions.

  • customer profiling

    Customer profiling is the detailed and systematic process of constructing a clear portrait of a company's ideal customer by ...

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