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EPS file
EPS files: Everything you should know about the EPS format
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The EPS file format was developed in 1987 so that graphics and images could be displayed on desktops and printed without loss. Today, the format is considered too limited and is therefore rarely used. We take a closer look at what Encapsulated PostScript is and which programs you can use to open an EPS file. Let’s get started.

EPS files: Everything you should know about the EPS format
Hybrid Cloud
Hybrid Cloud: A Good Compromise
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Cloud services have several advantages: they are flexible, mostly inexpensive and require little overhead. If only there wasn’t the disadvantage of having to hand over your sensitive data to a third party. The hybrid cloud offers compromise. Through this solution your important data can stay on site and the rest of it can be stored in a flexible, scalable public cloud. Find out how it works.

Hybrid Cloud: A Good Compromise
Private Cloud
What is a private cloud? More control and security for your business
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Should data and processes be handled in a private or public cloud? If a company wants to use cloud computing, they first need to choose one of the many providers available. Using the personalized services offered by a private cloud, companies can address a wide range of business related and operational challenges. Separating operations also makes a private cloud more secure than a public cloud.

What is a private cloud? More control and security for your business
What is Cloud Storage?
Cloud Storage: How does data storage in the cloud work?
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Portable storage media such as CDs or USB sticks are still in demand when making backups or transferring files to another device. More and more often however, users also rely on cloud storage solutions that allow data to be outsourced to an external server environment. But what exactly is cloud storage? And how does this storage model offered by various providers work?

Cloud Storage: How does data storage in the cloud work?
Ethernet
What is Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
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In the beginning, there was ARPANET and ALOHAnet. Then Ethernet followed as a groundbreaking innovation for local networks. Ethernet enabled collision-free interconnection of multiple devices via a common bus. For the first time, data packages could efficiently be exchanged between individual devices. Today, the technology is extensively used in the standard IEEE 802.3. With fiber optic cables,...

What is Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
What is a bit?
What is a bit? Bits and bytes explained
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Bits and bytes are part of our daily life, whether we’re aware of it or not. They’re the units of measurement for storage capacity and data transmission - meaning that you’ll need to know about them when shopping for a new computer or deciding on a WiFi package. But what is a bit? And how does it differ from a byte? Keep reading to find out more about the smallest unit of information.

What is a bit? Bits and bytes explained
What is a megabyte?
Megabyte – an explanation of the unit of digital information
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What’s larger – a MB or a KB? And what is 1 GB in MB? You may have asked yourself these questions before. MB is the abbreviation for megabyte, a common IT storage unit. It tells you the size of a file or how much space it takes up on a data carrier. But what makes up a megabyte and how does it relate to other units of measurement?

Megabyte – an explanation of the unit of digital information
C programming language
What is the C programming language?
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If you’re a programmer, it’s hard to get around the programming language C. It’s one of the most common languages out there. C is used for a number of different applications, and also forms the basis for other programming languages. Keep reading to learn more about the language, including its pros and cons, syntax basics, and more.

What is the C programming language?
Rich Text Format
What is a Rich Text Format (RTF) file?
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The RTF format (Rich Text Format) developed by Microsoft has the advantage that text files can be exchanged and mapped, even with different text formatting, between the systems and software of different manufacturers. An RTF file can be read and opened by almost any word processing program and editor. We’ll explain what distinguishes RTF and where it’s used.

What is a Rich Text Format (RTF) file?
Public Cloud
What is a public cloud?
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Cloud computing is an important aspect of digitization. An offshoot of this technology is the public cloud, which provides storage space and IT services publicly on the internet. Data protectors see certain dangerous weaknesses in this concept, but public access offers enormous potential, and data protection concerns are increasingly stimulating innovative solutions. We explain what lies behind...

What is a public cloud?