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DEFINITION: A backbone is a larger transmission line that carries data gathered from smaller lines that interconnect with it. 1) At the local level, a backbone is a line or set of lines that local area networks connect to for a wide area network connection or within a local area network to span distances efficiently (for example, between buildings).2) On the Internet or other wide area network, a backbone  … 
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VIDEO: In this brief video, an industry expert explains why an effective Service Integration and Management (SIAM) function is more than just vendor management. Tune in for best practices on how to get started with SIAM.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 27 Nov 2015

ServiceNow

5 Metrics To Consider When Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions
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WEBCAST: Discover the top 5 metrics to consider and presents the plain facts about competing vendors and how they measure up when it comes to deploying a platform for growth.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Premiered: May 25, 2016

ShoreTel

Executive Panel: Change Your Game with Video-Conferencing
sponsored by Blue Jeans Network
WEBCAST: When your network can successfully support video-conferencing, you're not just integrating the technology into your infrastructure. Learn how industry leaders were able to cost-effectively connect users where they choose to work, on any device.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2016

Blue Jeans Network

Monitoring the Quirky
sponsored by SevOne
WEBCAST: This webcast serves as a demonstration of an infrastructure monitoring tool that can help you harness your distributed devices and data. Whether your enterprise is monitoring fitness trackers on employees, or keeping track of mission critical information, you need to make sure the data you collect is useful.
Posted: 06 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2016

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A Day In The Life With Comprehensive Collaboration
sponsored by ShoreTel
VIDEO: This short, lighthearted video shows some of the capabilities of a flexible communications platform.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Premiered: 26 May 2016

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GFI WebMonitor 2012
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Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Premiered: 09 Mar 2012

GFI Software

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sponsored by Avaya
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Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Premiered: Sep 13, 2011

Avaya

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sponsored by Eaton
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Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 17, 2014

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Linux Without Limits: An Introductory Video
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IBM

How to Consolidate Collaborative Equipment and Improve Workspace Conditions
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WEBCAST: Learn how you can consolidate collaboration equipment and improve workspace conditions so that your employees can do their jobs quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Premiered: May 20, 2014

Emerson Network Power
 
 
BACKBONE NETWORKS DEFINITION (continued): … A backbone is a larger transmission line that carries data gathered from smaller lines that interconnect with it. 1) At the local level, a backbone is a line or set of lines that local area networks connect to for a wide area network connection or within a local area network to span distances efficiently (for example, between buildings).2) On the Internet or other wide area network, a backbone is a set of paths that local or regional networks connect to for long-distance interconnection. The connection points are known as network nodes or telecommunication data switching exchanges (DSEs).
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