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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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Foundational Focus: Basics of Ethernet
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Ethernet is the most common LAN used. As you start to learn about networking, remember that communication and the movement of large numbers, whether it is people, cars, mail, or network traffic, have a commonality. Everything you know and use in your daily life can be compared to the way traffic moves.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

Global Knowledge

How Technology Is Transforming Finance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This resource collects articles from CIO and The Economist Intelligence Unit regarding how technology is transforming finance and the growing partnership between finance and IT.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How to Ensure your Business is Ready for the Internet of Things
sponsored by CentraStage
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of managing the internet of things (IoT) – or any technology that can be used to collect information and manage systems – and how better remote monitoring can help you achieve these goals.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

CentraStage

How to tie learning to business impact
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Many organisations implement “learning engagements,” or training programmes, to increase employee satisfaction, realise better team performance, and improve communication.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

HP's New Style of IT - Delivering a New Approach to IT Service Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This graphic white paper covers an IT management solution that you can mold to your business requirements and budget.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Extending Enterprise Networks with Service Delivery Environments
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This vendor white paper - prepared by Alcatel-Lucent - discuses how service providers need to continuously expand their service offerings to address increasing competitive demands, create new ways to drive business and increase market share.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Five Ways to Improve Cost Containment
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An intelligent information network infrastructure can go a long way toward helping SMBs contain costs. This paper examines five ways SMBs can make their network work for them.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

From Fear to Value: CIO strategies for propelling business through the economic crisis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your aspiration: As a CIO, drive change, innovation and efficiency to help build a smarter enterprise that will prosper amidst global competition. Your daily challenge: As a CIO, deliver business results faster and better–with less. This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2009

IBM

Getting Mobile Collaboration Right
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide offers information and advice to help you prepare and build an intelligent mobile collaboration strategy.
Posted: 19 Jun 2013 | Published: 19 Jun 2013

Avaya

Global Trends Drive Business Strategies
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Today’s business models do not create the commensurate revenue to fund the investment to deliver against growing traffic volumes. This is particularly salient in North America as CSPs provide more services and bandwidth on flat rate ‘all-you-can-eat’ price models. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Highly Distributed Computing Is Key to Quality on the HD Web
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the basic requirements for delivering high-definition (HD) video via broadband and describes how Akamai, through highly distributed computing, is uniquely able to extend the Internet's capacity.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Akamai Technologies

How Customers Are Cutting Costs and Building Value with Microsoft Virtualization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization provides powerful, tangible ways to streamline many traditionally time-consuming processes and minimize the resources needed to deploy and manage IT resources. This white paper examines how Microsoft® customers are using virtualization technology to simplify their IT infrastructure, IT processes, and save money.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Microsoft

How Does Ping Really Work?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this paper is to resolve any lingering questions you may have about ping and to take your understanding to the next level.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

How Effective Communications Delivers Real Results for Your Small Business
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for four key ways any growing business can benefit from today’s new IP-based communications solutions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

How to Cut Communications Costs By Replacing Leased Lines and VPNs with MPLS
sponsored by Star
WHITE PAPER: Replacement of remaining legacy internet connections with more flexible and secure solutions such as Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), which offer guaranteed security and quality of service, can save organisations substantial amounts of money. Read on to learn more about MPLS.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

Star

How to Effectively Protect Data in Transit and Assure Governance with NHS Directive
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This document examines how Lumension solutions assure NHS Trusts of governance with all of the stated requirements for securing data in transit and maps the solution's capabilities to these specific requirements.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2008

Lumension

How to Get Ahead in a Challenging Economy
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Like their larger counterparts, small businesses are turning to innovative, network-based communication tools to work more efficiently for less. Cisco offers a number of unified communications solutions tailored specifically to small businesses.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How Unified Communications Pays for Itself
sponsored by ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, uncover best practice tips for building a comprehensive business case for unified communications (UC), as well as details about the benefits you will reap and alternate approaches to UC implementation you can implement.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

ShoreTel

How Will the Change in Internet Addresses Affect Your Business?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: IP addresses are being nearly depleted due to the immense popularity of the internet and the need to have a unique IP address to identify each device using it. Running out of internet addresses would have disastrous effects.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Brocade

HP white paper: Complete Data Protection for VMware Virtual Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the issues of backup and recovery in VMware virtual server environments, and outlines the key features of HP Data Protector.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP's Universal CMDB: A Balanced Approach to Unifying IT Operations, Service Desks, and Business Objectives
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, read about the evolution of Configuration Management Database (CMDB) adoption in the market, CMDB solution integration and the overall architecture requirements for CMDB.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: System upgrades and other IT changes can have a negative impact on business intelligence report content, but testing thousands of reports can be tedious and time-consuming. This resource introduces a utility that relieves the burden by automating the testing process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades. Meet changing business and IT requirements quickly.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The process of verifying that business intelligence report content has not been adversely affected following a change in the IT environment can be time-consuming and tedious. This resource introduces a utility that automates the testing process – read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force® 2008 Mid-Year Trend Statistics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the implications, so you can enhance information security for the rest of 2008 and beyond.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

IBM Service Management for the Intelligent Utility Network
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The current utilities environment requires companies to decrease costs while increasing the ability to control utility assets. One key challenge is how to take advantage of new technologies to better manage the delivery of service to customers today and into the future. IBM Service Management for the IUN provides a blueprint for getting started.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

IBM
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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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