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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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Which CIO Wins in an M&A? It’s a Roll of the Dice
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read on to gain critical insight from industry strategic management leader Philippe Haspeslagh on achieving balance after a merger and acquisition, which are often costly and complex.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Important Considerations for Integrating IT and Combining Business Processes in a Merger or Acquisition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource explores common IT integration challenges that accompany mergers and acquisitions, and counts down three steps for navigating these roadblocks and driving IT and business process success.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Impact of Cloud Technologies on IT Service Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents the results of a survey regarding the impact that cloud technologies are having on IT service management (ITSM) solutions. Inside, learn about the shortcomings of existing ITSM approaches and find advice to help you move forward.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Mobile Internet 3.0: How Operators Can Become Service Innovators and Drive Profitability
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile operators today have the distinct ability to become service innovators and drive profitability with the advent of Mobile Internet 3.0. Learn how you can expand your data revenue base in this resource.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The Top Considerations for a Unified Communications Purchase
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses what features should be a requirement for your unified communications solutions, offering helpful tips and guidance for purchasing a solution that is right for your specific needs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Solution Brief: End-to-End Service Management for Unified Communications
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When deciding on a complex Unified Communications solution, it's important to choose one that will provide complete service management during new deployments and support for all ongoing operations throughout your company's communication system.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Leadership and Technology: Mobility and bring-your-own-device insights for Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines the power of mobile computing as part of the midmarket enterprise's unified communications platform, analyzing how you can utilize enterprise mobility effectively without increasing the pressure on IT.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

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
 
 
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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