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What does CIFS stand for?

CIFS stands for Common Internet File System (Sun)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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To qualify for the 2013 WAN Optimization Controller Magic Quadrant, vendors' products needed to include traffic management capabilities, such as WAN QoS classification, enforcement or traffic shaping; compression, bandwidth reduction capabilities, including compression, caching and/or data deduplication; generic protocol acceleration (for TCP or HTTP, for example); application- or higher-level protocol-specific optimization features, such as acceleration of the Common Internet File System (CIFS) file-sharing protocol.
At the system level the storage management uses the Network File System (NFS) or Common Internet File System (CIFS), to allow for sharing the data, and these file systems run on top of the TCP/IP protocol.
Fast Connect uses the Microsoft Common Internet File System (CIFS) and server message block (SMB) protocols that are part of 32-bit Windows environments and which are also emulated rather effectively in the open source Samba Windows print and file server program for Linux.
EMC SourceOne eDiscovery - Kazeon allows early case assessment and automates the identification, collection, preservation, processing, analysis and review of content located in a variety of managed and unmanaged sites including SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino, desktops, laptops, common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS), networked attached storage and other content management repositories.