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free space

In physics, an area of space that has no gravitational or electromagnetic fields. I totally failed that physics test on free space.
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Availability of Free Space Optics (FSO) and Hybrid FSO/RF Systems.
Terabeam's free space optics (FSO) metro area network in Seattle provides a model for the effort being pursued in Washington, DC.
Hardware requirements: IBM and compatibles, 640Kb RAM, hard disk (with 100Mb free space available for LMS/Tax and 40Mb for QuickTax).
Despite the complicated disk structures that form Storage Spaces, BCWipe is still very simple - just as you would for a standard disk, you will easily be able to wipe selected files and free space on Storage Spaces.
BCWipe's Reserved Space Manager significantly cuts the time need to Wipe Free Space by preserving previously wiped space in a clean state.
Free Space Optical Networks for Ultra-Broad Band Services serves as an ideal text for network communication professionals who enter the free space optical communication field, graduate students majoring in optical communications, optical communication engineers, researchers, managers, and consultants.
Basically, IT departments don't ever want to run out of free space.
With this new technology users can now, for the first time, prepare free space for reclamation without taking the machines offline.
It's nice to see how much free space we attained after installing Diskeeper.
In fact, fragmented free space increases the likelihood and degree of data and system file fragmentation while degrading performance.
But because of the significance placed on space reserved for file extensions, fragmentation results in wasted free space or "disk bloat": empty space that cannot be written to even after defragmentation.
4 million contract to deliver wireless air and ground optical terminals for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Free Space Optical Experimental Network Experiment (FOENEX) program.
net), a provider of technology for ultra-high security over optical communication networks, disclosed today the recent completion of a first-of-its-kind quantum encryption test over free space optical (FSO) links for the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) located in Rome, New York, with funding provided by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Va.
Gary Macleod, Chief Executive Officer of AlphaPoint Technology, announced that the company has developed advanced Install-Move-Add-Change (IMAC) features, Reserved Space and Free Space Tracking functionality to its flagship software product AssetCentral[TM].
New software applications like Fast Track, Thin Import and Free Space Recovery help eliminate disk drives from the data centre, effectively reducing total cost of ownership and energy consumption for mid-sized enterprises.