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directory

[direk′tərē]
a listing of the files in a computer storage device, such as an area of a hard drive or other storage device. A device may contain many directories to facilitate organization of files.
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Further to this conclusion, Microsoft has stated, "Higher TCO results from the expense associated with maintaining many directories containing information in various structures and formats" (Lowering TCO with Active Directory-Enabled Applications).
Directories have traditionally been a central component of the proprietary systems they support; however, directory requirements are converging as companies recognize that there are many common data objects required by all of their individual corporate systems.

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