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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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Embrace risk: secure your hybrid cloud Protected to innovate with the right mix
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to remove the risky barriers to digital innovation by determining the right mix of hybrid cloud for your IT infrastructure strategy. Access the freedom and flexibility cloud offers by learning 3 security-first principles that will ensure your hybrid cloud is as productive as it is secure and compliant.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Why Today's Approaches Fail – and How ServiceNow Delivers
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: IT provides the mission-critical services that businesses need to engage customers, automate processes, and drive innovation. These business services – e-commerce portals, supply chain systems, collaboration platforms, and others – must be highly available and responsive. Download this white paper to learn more about ServiceWatch.
Posted: 07 Aug 2017 | Published: 07 Aug 2017

ServiceNow

The Collaborative Enterprise: How Enterprises Are Adapting to Support the Modern Meeting
sponsored by Logitech Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Communications technology has transcended the ability to simply enable virtual collaboration to now making it effective and desirable. This Wainhouse Research white paper examines the evolution of the workplace and the tools that are being used to collaborate.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Logitech Inc.

Key Ingredients for a Modern Virtualized Platform
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Confront the challenges of the cloud-driven economy with this resource, in which you will discover 9 ways modern virtualization platforms rise to meet its demanding expectations. Read on to evaluate your virtualization investment with the capabilities outlined inside.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware

Infrastructure Control with Red Hat Ansible Tower
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a framework for controlling, securing, and managing your Ansible automation. Download now to see how this framework provides a single language for DevOps, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Your A-to-Z Guide to the Internet of Things
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make sense of one of the most talked about trends in the tech world, so you can start the path toward tremendous value found in IoT big data.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 25 May 2017

SAS

Digital Innovations and Changing Demographics are Redefining Government by the People, for the People
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about communicating with the different generations of people and how you'll have to handle your data. Learn how to find the right mix of traditional IT, cloud, security and mobility to provide the greatest service possible.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

What Changing Mobile Communications Mean for Your Business
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this TechTarget white paper, learn how to prepare your business for mobile communications with a mobile-centric strategy that encompasses collaboration, customer experience and future technology like IoT and machine-to-machine communications.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

The Right Mix: Transforming the Hybrid IT Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the basics of a hybrid infrastructure strategy that utilizes both cloud resources (public, private, and managed) and a traditional infrastructure. Download now to examine the workings of this hybrid system and discover what it takes to implement it to improve agility and accelerate operations.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Workload and Cloud Advisory and Transformation Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can find the right mix of cloud and traditional infrastructure to run your business apps, boost innovation, and meet essential goals. Discover how to improve decision-making while providing value from your hybrid IT environment.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
 
 
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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