The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

server virtualization

A method to create multiple virtual servers on one physical server computer. This method gives each virtual server the appearance that it runs on its own dedicated computer. Each virtual server functions independently as a full-fledged server. Each server can be brought online or taken offline independently.