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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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Optimized Data Engineering: A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era
sponsored by MapR Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the engineering challenges brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE), and find out how you can prepare for them.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

MapR Technologies

The Value of ITIL® Certification
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the true value of ITIL certifications to both businesses and individuals. Inside, discover real-world examples of how ITIL certification brought forth specific organizational improvements while proving to be a worthwhile individual investment.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 05 Feb 2013

Global Knowledge

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.

Systems Of Engagement Demand New Integration Solutions — And A New IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's businesses must interact with customers in more ways than ever before -- online, through mobile apps, via social media, and more. To deliver this new genre of customer engagement applications, a higher level of integration is necessary, as is a reorganization of the IT landscape in general.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Should You Outsource Infrastructure?
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative guide, gain the knowledge you need to make a detail, informed assessment of the financial side of the outsourcing decision.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Rackspace

The Great Firewall of China? How to address the specific challenges of reaching China with your website
sponsored by CDNetworks
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide explores the challenges of reaching China with your website and offers tips to help you successfully build a customer base in this emerging market. Also inside, find the answers to frequently asked questions regarding licensing.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

CDNetworks

Protect Your IT System with Next Generation Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read through this exclusive white paper to find out about data breaches and what you can do to protect yourself, as well as three real-life examples of what can happen when your IT systems are attacked.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Getting Mobile Collaboration Right
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide offers information and advice to help you prepare and build an intelligent mobile collaboration strategy.
Posted: 19 Jun 2013 | Published: 19 Jun 2013

Avaya

IBM WebSphere Distributed Caching Products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In today's tech environment, your enterprise systems are seeing higher levels of traffic and more usage spikes due to the proliferation of mobile devices. In this white paper, learn how you can scale your business-critical applications and systems, while maintaining high performance to keep customers satisfied.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

IPv6 Addressing Plan Basics
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Creating an IPv6 addressing plan is one of the most important pre-adoption tasks you have. This white paper details the technical and business requirements of deploying IPv6 and also provides a sample plan. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Infoblox
 
 
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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