This is a Glossary of Terms meant to help IT Professionals understand terminology across a wide spectrum of technologies.
- Converged Architecture – “…integrates servers, storage, networking equipment and software into a single platform.”
- KVM – Keyboard, Video, Mouse, this usually refers to a console which allows for switching between multiple systems using a single Keyboard, Mouse, and Video Display.
- RAID – Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks.
- iDRAC – Internal Dell Remote Access Console, provides terminal level access to a server over a remote network connection. i means the DRAC is part of the system as opposed to a separate component card.
- PERC – Power Edge RAID Controller.
- PowerEdge – Dell’s line of servers.