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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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4 Steps to Meet Growing IT Demands
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, gain critical insights into a new "service broker" model of IT operations that can provide end users with faster service, enable IT teams to undertake more strategic projects, and allow management to see more clearly IT's business contributions.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

Rackspace

Top Unified Communications Trends for Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper summarizes research from Forrester regarding current usage trends and perceptions of unified communications among midsize organizations around the world.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco

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

Get the Low Down on Transferring Files With Desktop Transfer Client
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a desktop file transfer solution that only requires Internet connection and offers increased flexibility in file sharing without added costs.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

GlobalScape

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

Cisco Business Edition 6000 Version 10.0
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out about one solution that provides core communication capabilities that midsize businesses need for improved collaboration across their value chain.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

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

Mobility Solutions
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: Enabling and supporting mobility can be complicated, especially when it comes to integrating it with company policy. Discover how a mobility solution can help you with all this.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Azzurri

The 7 Deadly Skills Your IT Team Should Possess
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines IT skill shortages, how to minimise them within your company, and 7 deadly skills that your IT team should possess.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

Admiral Group ensures superb performance and scalability
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how one growing organization leveraged an advanced platform to scale and meet increasing demands. Discover how they were able to improve the overall performance of their systems, enabling them to cut costs and respond quicker to changing requirements.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 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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