defragmentation

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defragmentation

[‚dē‚frag·mən′tā·shən]
(computer science)
A procedure in which portions of files on a computer disk are moved until all parts of each file occupy continuous sectors, resulting in a substantial improvement in disk access times.
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Auslogics Disk Defrag has been praised as the best disk defragmentation tool on CNET and other online resources, as well as included in the 10 best free software programs of the year list by PC Magazine several years in a row.
In our tests with the Kapersky Lab AV solution, the disk defragmentation resulted in upwards of a 10 percent performance improvement--with the improvement being more significant as the test drives increased in size, number of test files, and fragmentation.
Having automatic disk defragmentation definitely saves labor hours both by eliminating the need to manually run defragmentation and by reducing or eliminating the slowness from fragmentation," Okawa said.
These are far beyond the benefits commonly associated with disk defragmentation software and are the result of a comprehensive deployment of Diskeeper.
Auslogics Disk Defrag was named the best disk defragmentation tool on CNET and other resources.
Diskeeper Corporation, innovators in performance and reliability technologies([R]), today won Redmond Magazine's 2010 Readers' Choice Award for"Best Disk Defragmentation and Drive Monitoring Tool.
Marcus Galindo, Spokesperson for Diskeeper, talks about why Diskeeper 2008 provides the most powerful disk defragmentation engines ever developed - even on systems with as little as 1% free space available.
PHI's recent purchase of Defrag Manager is yet another indication that large companies are looking for a safe, easy, and affordable means to manage their disk defragmentation requirements," said Kevin Connell, CTO of Endurics.
In addition to hard disk defragmentation, Auslogics Disk Defrag Professional provides expanded HDD and SSD optimization functionality, advanced customization options, reports and visual graphs giving detailed information on each operation's progress and results.
With more than 17 million copies sold since its introduction in 1986, Diskeeper currently holds an over 95-percent market share among stand alone disk defragmentation software.
Auslogics Disk Defrag Professional is a program that offers advanced disk defragmentation and optimization algorithms both to home and business users.
Last week at the Digital Life show in New York, Diskeeper(R) Corporation, the leader in automatic disk defragmentation, provided a sneak peak into their new storage performance technology, dubbed Disk Performance Calibration.