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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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The Internet of Things is Taking Over
sponsored by SOTI Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the Internet of Things is shaping the evolution of business mobility, the importance of security, the top five considerations for managing the IoT and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

SOTI Inc.

The New ITSM - Empowered by Integrated Operations
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This feature white paper discusses the trends and requirements surrounding integrated operations with ITSM based on recent EMA data, as well as ongoing industry dialogs. Download now and learn what ways ITSM can benefit your company.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

ServiceNow

Embracing Digital Transformation: Experiences from Australian Organizations
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this report, leaders from 30 organizations illustrate their experiences with digital innovation—the drivers, challenges, inhibitors, and gains—to help guide your own transformation. Read on to learn 3 proven approaches IT leaders use to execute digital transformation projects.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Analyst Insight: IoT Analytics in Practice
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Research analysts conducted deep qualitative interviews with three organizations that invested significant time and resources into their own IoT analytics initiatives. Access now to uncover key themes and lessons learned from your peers.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

SAS

Selecting a Building Management System (BMS) for Sites with a Data Center or IT Room
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides guidance for IT professionals who are selecting software tools to manage the power and cooling infrastructure at sites with mission critical IT. Also, read on to learn the importance of cooperation, information sharing, and integration with other management systems within the data center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Schneider Electric

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: Evaluating Sourcing Strategies to Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this guide how to formulate a sourcing strategy for your mainframe, starting with a baseline to identify how your decisions will affect staff, budgets, compliance, and cost, and align your outcome to current needs and future direction.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

7 Key Success Factors for SIAM Transformation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how service integration and management (SIAM) creates a consistent process framework for interacting with suppliers, giving end-users a single point of access to critical IT services. Uncover best practices for implementing SIAM and tying your entire service delivery value chain together into one cohesive ecosystem.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

ServiceNow

Using IT Automation to Deliver Constantly Modern Software
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an institutional "future-proofing" approach to IT, based on the principles of abstraction and automation. Find out how to make your organization more proactive and learn how this approach does what DevOps and cloud computing alone can't achieve. Plus, get useful tips on how to select the right automation tools.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 02 Sep 2016

Puppet

Spotlight on On-the-Go Professionals and How IT Adapts to Them
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to power up mobile professionals' productivity with greater portability by optimizing IT to accommodate the demands of your users. Read on to create the optimum IT experience by kick-starting efficiency with devices that multitask and protect devices with recovery services.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

Top 3 Reasons Your Enterprise Network Matters More in the Cloud Era
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditional networks simply can't handle all the implications of the cloud. Explore the top 3 IT trends that will impact your cloud networking strategy, and learn how to build a network that's 100% cloud-ready.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.
 
 
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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