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Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress


Inner tower of a castle.

keep, donjon

The stronghold of a medieval castle, usually in the form of a massive tower, and a place of residence, esp. in times of siege.
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Regardless of the storage topology they choose to keep pace with their rapidly changing storage requirements, companies need a new, more flexible storage architecture that addresses scalability in multiple dimensions.
At a time when most of society struggles to keep pace with changes in technological and demographic areas, crucial institutions, such as law enforcement, must prepare for change not only to simply tolerate it but also to view it as an opportunity to make future communities safe.
Critics say Eletrobras, the state utilities holding company, has failed to invest in new generators and distribution lines to keep pace.
The California economy added 5,200 jobs in March but failed to keep pace with the rest of the country in employment growth, according to state employment figures.
In order to keep pace with the growing demand for residential mortgage loans and refinancings, USB has embarked on a significant expansion of its Mortgage Department.
Flexibility: Make sure that the service provider has the range of services and responsiveness to keep pace with your changing business priorities.
We will continue to make sure that we keep pace with the changing needs of the industry and will do whatever it takes to retain our leadership position," he said.
The improved performance is essential to keep pace with the shrinking length scales of magnetic structures in magnetic media, spintronic devices, and magnetic sensors.
The organization has set the example for bringing the right interests to the table to develop and amend national standards to keep pace with innovative advancements in the marketplace.
Summary: dubai -- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues its development projects to raise and upgrade the power capacity of its infrastructure to keep pace with the growth of demand for its services and meet its aspirations to optimise these services so as to achieve efficiency and reliability.
The Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004 tied increases in the VA guaranty to the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation's conforming loan limit, allowing VA to keep pace with rising home values.
Technology touches every aspect of accounting and finance, and many organizations struggle to keep pace and understand the associated opportunities and risks," said Paul McDonald, senior executive director for Robert Half.