What is a virtual machine (VM)? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteModern IT infrastructure embraces virtualization as a means to better use IT resources. To this means, virtualization enables the creation of “virtual machines” or VMs. But what is a virtual machine? We explain this concept in our Syneto Vocabulary. What is a virtual machine (or a VM)? A virtual machine, often mentioned in its abbreviated form – VM, is essentially a virtualized asset. This can be an application of any …

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What is snapshot replication? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteIn our Syneto Vocabulary, we cover IT terms that are both popular and useful to IT professionals. As the topic of data protection is a relevant one, we have tried to explain all its important aspects in our Vocabulary. A popular way of achieving data protection is through snapshot replication. But what exactly is snapshot replication? What is snapshot replication? Snapshot replication is a form of data replication based on …

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What can IT companies learn from Netflix?

Reading time: 4 minutesOur world is changing at a very rapid pace. Just imagine a time-traveler from the 20th century visiting us in 2019: that traveler would probably find today’s world confusing. It’s a new world. We now consume services that 100 years ago were merely science-fiction. And in this world shaped by technology and innovation business models are changing too. Business models – old and new Old sales and advertising methods, like …

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What is data replication? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteIn our Syneto Vocabulary, we have included many words that deal with data protection and data recovery. But how is data protection achieved? Data replication is one of the mechanisms that can help you achieve reliable data protection and fast recovery. In this article, we try to answer the following question: what is data replication? What is data replication? Data replication is the process of copying data from one location …

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What is data protection? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 2 minutesData protection has been a debated topic in recent years, even since the enforcement of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been announced. However, it has been a sensitive topic for businesses managing high amounts of data long before that. In a business world driven by data, this data needs to be respected and protected. So what does data protection mean for a business? What is data protection? Data …

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