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operating system software

A system software component that is external to the operating system kernel. If the phrase is used to refer to the operating system itself, it is redundant because an operating system "is" software. It must refer to an auxiliary component of the operating system in contrast to an application. See operating system.
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Walton inked the deal with an aim at using original Microsoft Windows Operating System software in its produced ICT devices rather than using pirated software, he said adding the other organizations can follow Walton.
Alongside new operating system software for Apple's desktop computers and mobile devices, he unveiled something else: iCloud.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said the country has designed a national operating system software for the first time in the country.
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This authorization puts Fujitsu in a position to take advantage of features that can only be realized when the server hardware and the Asianux operating system software work hand in hand.
"Sheri will oversee hardware, operating system software, network and infrastructure, and our telephone system," said Peperissa in a statement.
have announced the general availability of its F5 Acopia FreedomFabric Network Operating System Software Version 3.0.
Leveraging operating system software in combination with a dozen 1 TB SATA-II disk drives in each 2U node, the IQ 12000 and the EX 12000 are scalable to more than 1.6 petabytes in a single file system and single volume.
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They survey principles of IT security with respect to enterprise business systems, and show readers how to apply security techniques to the enterprise environment, covering domains including communication networks and multimedia, applications and operating system software, social engineering and styles of attacks, privacy and authorization, and enterprise security risk management.

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