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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 Internet of Things is Taking Over
sponsored by SOTI Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the Internet of Things is shaping the evolution of business mobility, the importance of security, the top five considerations for managing the IoT and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

SOTI Inc.

Modernize your Supply Chain with Smart, Connected Analytics
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how supply chain analytics can help you increase internal visibility to create a highly orchestrated business network. Inside discover how you can connect all your data into one coherent view, the benefits of aligning supply chain and sales goals, plus much more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Birst

Cloud Computing Services: What's Your Enterprise IT Forecast
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper identifies five essential characteristics that define cloud computing as well as how to use these to your advantage. Furthermore it predicts how enterprise cloud computing can enable day-to-day operations in ways traditional IT arrangements cannot.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

How Digital Transformation Drives New Revenue Opportunities
sponsored by Presidio Networked Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Digital transformation asks, How can I use technology to drive better business outcomes? Download now to learn from forward-thinking CIOs how to lay the foundation for a successful digital transformation and drive new revenue opportunities in your enterprise.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Presidio Networked Solutions

Automated Deployment of Docker Hosts on Bare-metal Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Delve into this paper to discover how to deploy Docker hosts and execute containerized apps on bare-metal infrastructure. Designed for IT architects, admins, and DevOps developers, you'll receive a step-by-step walkthrough of the deployment process, best practices for configuration management, and more.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Economics, Performance, and Agility Evaluation of One Converged System
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Discover the key attributes setting one converged infrastructure apart from other full stack IT systems, featuring all-flash FAS systems setting a new performance standard. Read on to gain the performance of flash at the price of disk by evaluating the economics of this infrastructure.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 25 Jan 2017

NetApp

You've Completed ITILĀ® Foundation: Now How to Implement It
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Shortly after being awarded an ITILĀ® Foundation certification, a recipient's natural inclination is to ask: "Now what? How do I take the best practices I've learned and apply them to my organization?"
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

Global Knowledge

Building an Agile Infrastructure for DevOps
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Meet the challenges of the software-defined future by learning how to support DevOps within the enterprise. Read on to adopt DevOps-based principles with assistance from composable infrastructure (the centerpiece: infrastructure as code) to achieve shortened development cycles, and more.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Benchmarking Your Internal IT Costs: Building Your IT Infrastructure Service Baseline
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This analytic white paper introduces the importance of benchmarking your internal IT costs by keeping track of your IT service baseline. Doing this can define your current IT infrastructure service cost and output, as well as act as a measurement tool for continuous improvement.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

Advantages of UC Modernization
sponsored by Avaya CenturyLink
WHITE PAPER: Identify how you can lower the cost of ownership of your communications system while improving functionality. Included is a focus on promoting mobility, security, and integration in rapidly expanding enterprises.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya CenturyLink
 
 
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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