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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 Road to Smarter Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A smarter approach to computing can help you free up IT resources and drive innovation and growth. In this resource, explore the business drivers and technology advances that facilitate and enable smarter computing.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Applying the Four Standards of Security-Based CIA
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: High levels of optimization help to ensure that an organization's information security approach is both well-rounded and flexible enough to meet current and future threats.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

Assess IT as a service : Enterprise Cloud Services–Virtual Private Cloud, Proof of Concept
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can test out enterprise cloud services – specifically the virtual private cloud – and see how it performs in conjunction with your current systems.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 16 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Putting users first in global networks
sponsored by Telstra Global
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the most effective ways for commissioning best-fit network services so that you can provide your business users with the tools they need to communicate, collaborate, and innovate.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Telstra Global

IP Version 6 Address Types
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: There are a number of different types of addresses in IPv6. This white paper examines addressing classifications in detail and outline their functions within the context of the protocol.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Global Knowledge

Transformative Service Management - Reinventing Service Management for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the changes that have transformed IT and how they should be viewed as an opportunity for the department to reassert its value.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Building an Ethernet-based WAN Infrastructure
sponsored by SingTel
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) solution that overcomes many of the limitations to traditional mainframe-centric infrastructures while also protecting the investments in your legacy systems. Read on to find out how you can build such an infrastructure.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

SingTel

Preparing for IBM PureApplication System: Article series on onboarding your applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This 5-part series offers key tips and tools that can help prepare your organization for a workload optimized, integrated hardware and software appliance. Discover how to quickly on-board your applications so you can get the most from this advanced system.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

IBM

Securing your Microsoft Internet InformationServices (MS IIS) Web Server with a Thawte Digital Certificate
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is designed to 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.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Developing an effective resiliency capability within a cloud design
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to develop a reliable resiliency management program for your cloud environment. Review the key elements, business areas and questions you should consider.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

IBM
 
 
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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