shared file

shared file

[′sherd ′fīl]
(computer science)
A direct-access storage device that is used by more than one computer or data-processing system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Facilis HUB represents the evolution of the Facilis Shared File System with the block-level virtualisation and multi-connectivity performance required for media production workflows.
The most commonly used and shared file types accounted for 70 percent of the total number of spear phishing email attachments during the monitored time period.
Multiple users can share files in a ; secure Dropbox folder, and IT staff can control security by adding or removing users to the shared file storage.
The US military breach mentioned above is one very public example of the damage that can be caused, and the far reaching consequences when spreadsheets, documents and presentations containing exported information are stored on shared file systems for enhanced communications and collaboration, poses a credible data security risk that needs to be mitigated.
Plus, Opera say everything in Unite is sandboxed, so somebody accessing your photos or downloading a shared file can't start messing around with the rest of your PC, and while people can access your files they can't edit, rename or delete them.
Recovery is typically end-user driven and is either provided through an extension to the file system or as a shared file system based on NFS or CIFS that can be mounted to a recovery server.
In addition to personal information such as files and emails, MatchPoint's search capabilities extend to numerous disparate sources including the Internet, corporate intranets, shared file systems, document and content management systems, internal and external databases, multimedia files and more.
It is important to stress, however, that security controls allow individuals using a shared file plan to see and access only those files and documents that they have permission to use.
"Sybase's open approach and expertise in databases and data integration are excellent complements to SGI's expertise in handling supercomputer-class data workflows with its scalable, high-performance NUMAflex shared-memory system architecture and ultra-fast CXFS shared file system," said Knut Korsell, vice president of applications engineering, global alliances and industry marketing at SGI.
Norton Zone users can also control how long or how many times a shared file can be accessed via a secure link.

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