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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

5 Pillars of API Management with CA Technologies
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about each of the 5 pillars API management.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

User Engagement Study for Unified Communications Solutions
sponsored by Vodafone/Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a user engagement study that separates your workforce into fixed, flex, and field worker types to drive rapid and positive user adoption of your new UC solution.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Vodafone/Cisco

Transform support from cost centers to sales channels
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper uncover how your organization can drive revenue through your customer experience channels to transform support centers into sales channels.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Securing Microsoft Exchange 2010 with Symantec™ SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation, and to take advantage of powerful capabilities such as Subject Alternative Names (SANs).
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Improve IT Agility and Efficiency: Analytics Deliver New Insights into Operational Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how IBM's IT analytics strategy stacks up to the research presented by EMA. Access now to learn why EMA remains optimistic that Netcool Operations Insight is the next step in a continuing set of leadership moves by the company.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

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.

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

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

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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