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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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Transformation Everywhere: Are You Ready for A New Style of Business?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explore the "Tech CIO Playbook" to learn the strategies to adapting to the dynamic landscape of today. Read on to learn what you need to do to prepare and how to succeed in the marketplace with the right technology.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimize App Development and Testing with Off-Premises Environments
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper examines a new managed virtualization service that can extend your development and testing environment to more efficient outsourced infrastructures without sacrificing IT control.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Rackspace

The Top 5 Ways Hosted PBX with Unified Communications Can Help Your Enterprise
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn the 5 ways hosted PBX with unified communications can bring your communications systems into the new age of business without breaking the bank.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

XO Communications

Avaya Aura Communication Manager COR/FRL/AAR Simplified
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a useful list of Avaya Site Administration commands that will allow you to control what kind of calls employees are authorized to make and ensure least cost routing of outbound calls to keep phone bills down.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Research Report: The Potential ROI for One UC Provider
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover a Forrester Research, Inc., Total Economic Impact (TEI) study that examines the potential ROI you can expect from one potential UC provider.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

RingCentral

What Does the Future of the Workplace Look Like?
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to find out how employees can communicate and collaborate effectively, especially with the amount of resources within reach.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

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: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

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

Video Communications Benefits for Midmarket
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how video communications are benefiting midmarket enterprises and what your organization can do to take advantage of the new technology.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Arkadin
 
 
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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