Data Center Acronyms Cheat Sheet

Whether you're new to the data center industry or want a refresher on some of the more obscure acronyms you encounter, this free Data Center Acronyms Cheat Sheet is here to help.

Christopher Tozzi, Technology Analyst

May 3, 2023

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The world of information technology as a whole is awash in acronyms, and the data center industry is no exception. Working with data centers requires mastery of a variety of often-abbreviated technical terms, ranging from "data center" (DC) to more arcane phrases like Data Processing Unit (DPU), Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and Nonvolatile Memory Express (NVMe).

To provide guidance on conquering this challenging task, Data Center Knowledge has created the ultimate resource for understanding common data center acronyms – our Data Center Acronyms Cheat Sheet. Whether you're new to the data center industry and want to familiarize yourself with basic terminology, or are wondering what some of the more obscure acronyms you occasionally encounter actually stand for, this guide is designed to help you speak data center like a pro.

Take advantage of this free acronyms cheat sheet today!

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About the Author(s)

Christopher Tozzi

Technology Analyst, Fixate.IO

Christopher Tozzi is a technology analyst with subject matter expertise in cloud computing, application development, open source software, virtualization, containers and more. He also lectures at a major university in the Albany, New York, area. His book, “For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution,” was published by MIT Press.

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