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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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Transformation Everywhere: Are You Ready for A New Style of Business?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explore the "Tech CIO Playbook" to learn the strategies to adapting to the dynamic landscape of today. Read on to learn what you need to do to prepare and how to succeed in the marketplace with the right technology.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Breakthrough efficiency gains through systems management innovation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a server portfolio with embedded management capabilities can enable you to manage infrastructure hardware from mobile devices, as well as implement automated, policy-based operations.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Essentials of Avaya System and Session Manager
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Avaya has come to the forefront in the SIP universe with the Avaya System and Session Manager platforms, which use the SIP protocol to create a central management and control platform for an enterprise communication structure.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Case Study: A Public School's Access Management Problem
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how the one school district implementeda solution for handling authorization and authentication district-wide.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Centrify Corporation

8 Steps to Improve Your Infrastructure for Faster Application Performance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the eight steps required to properly build your ideal BladeSystem infrastructure solution.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

Evaluating the Total Costs of a Unified Communications Solution
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top recommendations for selecting a UC solution that fits the needs of your business. Learn how to weigh the most important factors and assess the TCO of your UC solution.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

Cisco

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: System upgrades and other IT changes can have a negative impact on business intelligence report content, but testing thousands of reports can be tedious and time-consuming. This resource introduces a utility that relieves the burden by automating the testing process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

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
 
 
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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