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ALSO CALLED: AS, Autonomous System
DEFINITION: On the Internet, an autonomous system (AS) is the unit of router policy, either a single network or a group of networks that is controlled by a common network administrator (or group of administrators) on behalf of a single administrative entity (such as a university, a business enterprise, or a business division). An autonomous system is also sometimes referred to as a routing domain. An autonomous  … 
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Bolstering Network Security in a BYOD World
sponsored by VSS Monitoring
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can stop the threats introduced by BYOD trends by implementing comprehensively visibility into all network traffic.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VSS Monitoring

Boosting E-Commerce Revenue with a Website Leveraging a Technology Stack
sponsored by Oracle & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Agilent, a market leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemicals switched to an entirely new platform when its dated e-commerce website no longer functioned properly. This white paper describes the benefits of the platform Agilent chose, including 99.9% uptime.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Oracle & Intel

Booz CIO briefing: Web 2.0 - lead now or get out of the way
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WHITE PAPER: Web 2.0 and new media technologies, such as blogs, wikis, and social networks, are spreading rapidly through companies, often without IT's direct involvement. This report from Booz&Co argues that CIOs and their IT departments must take the lead in these emerging technologies.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Breakthrough efficiency gains through systems management innovation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a server portfolio with embedded management capabilities can enable you to manage infrastructure hardware from mobile devices, as well as implement automated, policy-based operations.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Bringing Business Communications into the Mobile Future
sponsored by Vodafone/Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Vodafone solutions can give you a modern communications system that is ready for the future of business.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014


CIOinsight: Managing IT Complexity in the Enterprise (Full Report)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the many causes and effects of IT complexity and offers insight for CIOs on how to properly address this dilemma. Access now and learn how to alleviate the stress of IT complexity now and for initiatives down the road.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

SAP America, Inc.

Cisco Collaboration Certifications Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how the Cisco training courses delivered by Global Knowledge are changing to provide hands-on experience with new collaborative capabilities to teach IT professionals everything there is to know about this new approach to communications.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Cloud Computing Solutions to App Delivery Issues
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights one PaaS solution in particular, complete with automation technologies built on secure cloud architecture. Read on to learn how PaaS could make life easier for your application developers, IT operations staff, enterprise architects, and more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 06 Aug 2015

Red Hat

Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Considering Layered Security? 14 Questions to Ask
sponsored by VSS Monitoring
WHITE PAPER: Today's networks and data centers are a critical asset to organizations of every size. This white paper serves as a guideline when considering layered network security solutions, ensuring that your enterprise stays ahead of ever-advancing security and network threats. Click here to see your security questions answered.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

VSS Monitoring

CW Buyers Guide: Green IT
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WHITE PAPER: This six-page Buyer’s Guide to Green IT helps CIOs and senior IT professionals to identify the issues around going green and explains the pros and cons of using third-party facilities to run IT services.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

CW+: Quocirca report: Communications technology – be prepared to be flexible
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WHITE PAPER: Communications needs for many organisations are changing rapidly. Internally, there are always new technologies appearing and changes in working styles to deal with but there is now, increasingly, the influence of more social and consumer choices affecting the officially deployed systems.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2010

CW+: Quocirca report: Digital Britain – opportunities and risks for UK businesses
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WHITE PAPER: Digital Britain is the UK government’s strategic vision for the UK digital economy. While social inclusion and rights protection are major themes, the plans will also have a significant impact on businesses.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

BI for Small and Mid-sized Businesses
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This paper dispels some myths about BI in smaller companies and outlines the main options at your disposal.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009


Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Find out how creating a great service catalog can help prove the value of IT, and why many consider it fundamental.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Building an Ethernet-based WAN Infrastructure
sponsored by SingTel
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) solution that overcomes many of the limitations to traditional mainframe-centric infrastructures while also protecting the investments in your legacy systems. Read on to find out how you can build such an infrastructure.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013


CDW Services: Unified Communications
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what CDW Corporation has to offer your organization in terms of unified communication solutions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Jan 2009

CDW Corporation

Cloud Computing - Latest Buzzword or a Glimpse of the Future?
sponsored by Google Apps
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps has the same potential to revolutionize the productivity of IT operations for small to mid-size businesses. The cost savings are immediate, and the potential for innovative collaboration is boundless. Google Apps offers simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools for enterprises of any size.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Google Apps

Cloud rEvolution: A Workbook for Cloud Computing in the Enterprise
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will get you up to speed on all aspects of cloud computing. It will help you examine cloud opportunities, review potential issues, and consider where and how specific information should be processed in your organization. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2011


Collaboration Is the next Game Changer in Customer Service
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how collaboration is emerging as the next big game changer for customer service, providing practical examples and key insights into how four companies implemented collaboration technologies and used them to transform their customer service environments.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014


Comparing MPLS and Internet Links for Delivering VoIP Services
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents a real-world field study that concludes the availability and call quality of VoIP over Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is comparable to that of VoIP over the public Internet.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Inc.

Control IT With Configuration Audit and Control
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how establishing a change policy that enforces all changes are auditable and authorized, and all unauthorized changes are investigated, can enable IT organizations to reach compliance, security, and availability goals
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Converged Networks
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: Discover converged network solutions that can help your organization achieve the communications infrastructure you need, aligned to the strategy and objectives you set in place.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012


Cool IT Equipment Efficiently to Lower Energy Use and Cut Costs
sponsored by Upsite Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To optimize your data center infrastructure, consider these four practical best practice steps that Upsite's engineers have devised for solving cooling inefficiencies through proper airflow management.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

Upsite Technologies, Inc.

Critical Communications for Business Continuity: How to Ensure Employees, Partners & Customers Stay Connected
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines why companies should develop and implement an on-demand conferencing and collaboration plan that supports business continuity for both the enterprise and its customers.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.
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AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  system is assigned a globally unique number, sometimes called an Autonomous System Number (ASN).Networks within an autonomous system communicate routing information to each other using an Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP). An autonomous system shares routing information with other autonomous systems using the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). Previously, the Exterior Gateway Protocol (EGP) was used. In the future, the BGP is expected to be replaced with the OSI Inter-Domain Routing Protocol (IDRP).The Internet's protocol guideline for autonomous systems, after offering a definition similar to the … 
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