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infrastructure

1. The components of information technology, including computer hardware, software, networks, and peripheral devices that are used to connect and send signals to computers and users.
2. Those buildings, supplies, policies, procedures and other assets that support the human resources of an institution.
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Giving the county an average grade of C-plus, the American Society of Civil Engineers warned that significant problems are on the horizon for the infrastructure unless there are changes in attitude and funding.
It goes without saying, hardware prices are continuing to drop at a rapid rate placing extreme pressure on manufactures to produce a wide variety of products at the lowest possible cost," said Ray Jodoin, Principal Analyst, Wireless Infrastructure Research, ABI.
With the right tools in place and with high levels of availability designed into new IT infrastructure projects, particularly for mission-critical applications, many data centers have succeeded in drastically minimizing their unplanned downtime.
While infrastructure is becoming significantly more costly to plan, deploy, and operate, the funding for new IT staff positions is just not there.
This author's notion of organizational infrastructure derives from macroeconomic growth theory, particularly from the "total factor productivity" (TFP) concept.
Yet despite its obvious importance throughout history, infrastructure as a concept has always given economists and social philosophers trouble because of the complex mixture between public interest and private entrepreneurship it entails.
To attract and retain tenants and avoid costly disruption of service, multi-tenant buildings must have a state-of-the-art network that is both scalable and flexible and a well-managed telecommunications infrastructure to support it.
The board is delaying implementing infrastructure-asset reporting and for now is even allowing estimated costs for infrastructure assets acquired before the effective dates of the model, but Statement no.
This new era promises to tie together disparate islands of NAS storage, linking departmental CIFS and NFS file servers into enterprise NAS deployments to create easily manageable, highly scalable infrastructures for a wide range of business uses.
Nevertheless, most money managers do place a certain percentage of their assets into the sort of safe-and-sound investment that properly fashioned government infrastructure bonds would represent.
Profiles of each country's electricity infrastructure including power stations, transmission and distribution networks, ownership and full colour maps of power grids.

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