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Portability

The character of benefits that may be carried from a previous job to the next.

Portability

The ability to take one's benefits, particularly health insurance, from one job to another. Some U.S. states require health insurance companies to offer portability. It exists to protect people from the possibility that they will lose their health insurance and be unable to acquire a new policy because of a pre-existing condition that develops between acquiring the first policy and looking for a second.
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Leaders are drawing upon lessons learned to help shape the future of cloud computing and address security, interoperability, and data portability.
StorageX intelligent cloud storage management platform delivers true data portability, usability and insight for business agility, operational efficiency and competitive leadership.
While the texts introduce "ambitious advances" - including the right to data erasure on the internet, data portability, easier redress and transparency on data collection and processing - they include too many derogations and exceptions, especially when it comes to the transfer of data to third countries.
Imation meets the rising need for secure data portability up to 1 TB, with comprehensive device management, remote kill and biometric authentication option
Todays announcement of customer additions in Q4 2016 follows the recent release of new innovations to the Commvault Data Platform, which further enable customer choice, help eliminate vendor lock-in, and facilitate increased data portability while extending the platforms value to a larger range of applications and software ecosystems for customers, partners and third-party software developers.
However, many are held back from embracing cloud computing because of concerns over data portability.
For Giovanni Buttarelli, a member of Hustinx's staff, the texts present "ambitious advances" (right to be forgotten on the internet, data portability, easier appeals, transparency on data collection and processing), but they also include too many derogations and exceptions, notably on data transfer to non-EU countries.
Khatibloo covers the trends and issues around privacy, identity, data portability, and the emerging consumer data economy.
The strategy is expected to address interoperability, standardisation, certification, data portability and data protection and conservation.
However, CloudSigma's Media Services Ecosystem provides highly affordable data portability, with free, unlimited incoming data transfers and a competitive, flat fee of 5 cents per gigabyte for outgoing data delivered over multiple independent carrier 10GigE lines.
The Commvault Data Platform further enhances the value of big data initiatives by extending seamless data portability to and from one of the industrys broadest range of infrastructure options (cloud, on premise, virtualized, traditional and converged).
Another key aspect is the right to personal data portability, which is especially important to give individuals a right to transmit personal data to another data processing service provider in a common electronic format.