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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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Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Top Unified Communications Trends For Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some top trends in UC for midsized businesses and outlines what these organizations are doing to further support workplace mobility and BYOD.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco

A Total-Cost-of-Ownership Comparison for Unified Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide compares the total-cost-of-ownership of various unified communications and collaboration platforms and explains how collaboration is critical to the success of the modern business.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Transformative Service Management - Reinventing Service Management for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the changes that have transformed IT and how they should be viewed as an opportunity for the department to reassert its value.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Top Considerations for a Unified Communications Purchase
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses what features should be a requirement for your unified communications solutions, offering helpful tips and guidance for purchasing a solution that is right for your specific needs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Role of Session Manager in Applying Features to Calls via Sequenced Applications, Part 1
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper to find out how the Communication Manager, once defined as an Entity within the Avaya Aura Session Manager, can be configured as a feature server within a sequenced application.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines a smarter solution for high-density wireless networking that can scale to support thousands of simultaneous users and an ever-increasing range of wireless devices. Read on now to learn about the capabilities that make this solution a perfect fit for high-density environments.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Network Applications and the Impact on Corporate WANs
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the expanding requirements placed on the WAN and uncover how a WAN solution can help you meet the growing needs of applications and users.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

XO Communications

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

Plantronics Voyager Legend™ UC: Product Guide
sponsored by Insight and Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a wireless headset solution that can connect to your PC, smart phone or tablet.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

Insight and Plantronics
 
 
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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