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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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Using the CyrusOne IX for Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Effective DR strategies rely on highly connected data centers. Discover in this white paper how to situate your large-scale production environments within Web-scale carrier-neutral data centers, therefore maintaining the highest DR reliability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

CyrusOne

Top Tips for Time-Stretched IT Admins
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides time-saving tips that IT admins at small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) can use to stay on top of their workloads, keep systems running and protected, and maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

LogicNow

The Internet of Things: Marketing’s Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll uncover an analytics approach that addresses the challenges of IoT-driven marketing. Learn now about ways you can make decisions regarding customers with significant events by using IoT data as it occurs.
Posted: 10 Apr 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

SAS

Financial Services Industry: 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year. Access now for insight into the current threat landscape for the financial services industry and offers solutions that can help you better protect your organization overall.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

For Enterprise IT: Extend Your VPN to Bring Better Security, Performance, Reliability to the Cloud
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As clouds are increasingly being used to store business-critical applications and data, they become more likely targets for attacks. Using public Internet to access your clouds is like leaving a window open. Access this white paper to learn how to ensure security and shut attackers out with VPN-based connectivity for the cloud.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

AT&T

Architecting the Composable Enterprise
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives into the world of composable IT, or the concept of modular, restructurable infrastructure. Access now to see how companies that leverage this mentality are keeping ahead of trends while remaining profitable, and what challenges they are facing.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

MuleSoft

A Practical Guide to Choosing the Right IT Systems
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about the importance of choosing the right IT systems. Read on now and learn about the potential downfalls of choosing the inappropriate systems for your niche, where to turn for advice on the right systems, and more.
Posted: 22 Sep 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Oracle, in association with Intel

Improve Communication between Branch Offices
sponsored by LiveAction
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are migrating part or all of their WAN environments to Internet based VPN strategies to gain the benefit of low cost, high bandwidth connectivity. While organizations are still transitioning to these networks, there is a need for quality-of-service (QoS) protection as the Internet is not QoS aware.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

LiveAction

5 Proof Points the IoT is Impacting Today's IT
sponsored by SevOne
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights 5 recent research findings about how IoT is impacting enterprise IT and service providers today, and the challenges that network and IT teams must overcome to embrace IoT.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SevOne

Internet of Things (IoT) Reports and Videos
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource portal to find a rich collection of Internet of Things (IoT) reports and videos revealing the technological, economic, and social impacts of the hyper-connected economy.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

SAP
 
 
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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