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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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From the Backroom to the Boardroom: Building A Case for Resiliency and Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guideline for IT professionals, and explains how to generate investment for resiliency initiatives by linking IT risks to business risk using one resiliency services framework. Access this white paper to learn how to uncover the critical connections between IT and the business.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015


HBR Executive Summary: Making the Business Case for Managing Complexity
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the following HBR shortened report, uncover how businesses have begun to help manage the complexity of their IT environment. Access now and gain insight into handling the cost of complexity, unlocking key enablers for simplification, and more.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 07 Aug 2015

SAP America, Inc.

Hosted vs. Premises-based Unified Communications Solutions
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a guide to choosing whether premises-based or cloud-based UC makes the most sense for your company.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

XO Communications

How Cloud and Mobile are Perfect Partners for UC
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a complete cloud UC solution for midmarket enterprises which brings together mobility, video, security and networking.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


How SIP for Enterprise Powers Unified Communications
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover everything you need to know about session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking – your answer to an easier transition from distributed voice network to centralized, cost effective VoIP solution.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

XO Communications

How to Dish Out High Quality Online Media Experiences
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Looking for ways to cook up success with online media? This white paper highlights how to satisfy user experiences by delivering reliable content with reduced network congestion, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015


How to Secure Your Ecosystem of Cloud-Based Apps
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Most large organizations deploy or intend to deploy a broad range of mobile apps to their employees. This white paper reviews one app security model and how it can be leveraged to secure cloud-based productivity suites on mobile devices.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015


How to Startup with Hybrid Cloud: 5 Steps to Get Started
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a startup guide, and outlines the top 5 most common ways you can get started when thinking about adopting hybrid cloud. Read on here to find out how you can extend your existing applications and data center, as well as expand critical infrastructure for disaster recovery into the cloud.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015


How to tie learning to business impact
sponsored by
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

HP Goes for Broke with Customer Updates into OpenStack
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: How do you determine which vendor will best meet your cloud destination requirements? This white paper reviews one cloud platform that provides a range of destinations to support your execution strategies. Access this report for more information.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Sep 2015


Get Ready for Unified Communications!
sponsored by Arkadin
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores a 5 step plan for smooth, effective implementation of your newly acquired unified communications platform.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 to overcome roadblocks to legacy software replacement: a guide for IT leaders
sponsored by MSM Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gathers together the views of IT leaders from a recent survey of IT leaders and identifies the most typical roadblocks encountered when attempting to modernize legacy systems – as well as how they address those challenges.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

MSM Software

How Unified Communications Pays for Itself
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
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 - OLD

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


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
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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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