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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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Shadow IT Guide: Protect Data and Avoid Compliance Violations
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Are you sure that employees are only using IT-sanctioned ways of transferring data? If the answer is "no," then your sensitive data may be vulnerable. In this guide from Globalscape, you'll learn: what shadow IT is and its drawbacks, how to identify signs of a shadow IT problem, how to reduce shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Globalscape

Digital Innovations and Changing Demographics are Redefining Government by the People, for the People
sponsored by HPE and IntelĀ® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about communicating with the different generations of people and how you'll have to handle your data. Learn how to find the right mix of traditional IT, cloud, security and mobility to provide the greatest service possible.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and IntelĀ® Xeon

The Definitive Guide to UCaaS: Simplifying Unified Communications as a Service
sponsored by Fuze
WHITE PAPER: This definitive guide to UCaaS will teach you how to migrate your communications to the cloud.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fuze

Four Managed Services That Advance Enterprise Video Collaboration
sponsored by AVI-SPL
WHITE PAPER: There are four conferencing and collaboration related services that are commonly delivered through managed services: management and monitoring, video conferencing services, concierge services, and infrastructure. In this tech brief, discover evaluation considerations and delivery models for each service.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

AVI-SPL

Failing to Plan is Planning to (IT) Sprawl
sponsored by OnBase by Hyland
WHITE PAPER: If left unchecked, IT sprawl can get the best of your organization. Redundant applications and disconnected information silos cause inefficiency to rise and customer satisfaction to fall. In this white paper, see how the right information platform can help you architect an environment that puts the brakes on IT sprawl.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

OnBase by Hyland

Keep It Simple and Cost-Effective: Enable Communications and Collaboration as One
sponsored by Fuze
WHITE PAPER: Learn how choosing the right UCC tools for your business can help your business overcome low quality services, difficult application management and high maintenance costs.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fuze

Workload and Cloud Advisory and Transformation Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can find the right mix of cloud and traditional infrastructure to run your business apps, boost innovation, and meet essential goals. Discover how to improve decision-making while providing value from your hybrid IT environment.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Key Technical Support Considerations for the Cognitive Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover the different support and maintenance challenges that confront CIOs when implementing an infrastructure that includes new solutions like mobile, social, cloud initiatives and other new breeds of computer models, including cognitive.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2016

IBM

A Business Risk Approach to IT Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn best practices for assessing overall effectiveness in today's highly distributed organizations and how to manage IT risks. Also discover the role a centralized IT governance system can play in realizing your IT governance strategy.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

IBM

Unified Communications Management Before and After Deployment
sponsored by Nectar Corp
WHITE PAPER: A successful UC rollout should test voice performance -- and video, if applicable -- before and after deployment. In this expert e-guide, Irwin Lazar of Nemertes Research, explains how organizations can minimize operational costs and maximize user satisfaction with proactive unified communications management and testing before and after deployment.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Nectar Corp
 
 
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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