Glossary

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.

single-instance storage

Identical items are only stored once. This means, for example, that if the same Word document is archived by two different people with two different vaults in the same vault store, then the document will only be stored once within that vault store.