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 (ĭn′tər-ŏp′ər-ə-bəl, -ŏp′rə-)
Relating to systems, especially of computers or telecommunications, that are capable of working together without being specially configured to do so.

in′ter·op′er·a·bil′i·ty n.


(Computer Science) of or relating to the ability to share data between different computer systems, esp on different machines: interoperable network management systems.
ˌinterˌoperaˈbility n
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Adj.1.interoperable - able to exchange and use information
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
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At these plugfests, which continue to be held, prototypes go through a series of conformance and interoperability tests, helping developers to refine their products and make the technology as a whole interoperable and therefore more attractive to end users.
This demonstration also highlights the newfound cooperation between the FCIA and SNIA to resolve interoperability issues and is a major step toward interoperable switches.
Like it or not, storage vendors have to achieve interoperable levels and are looking to automate the process.

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