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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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Using the CyrusOne IX for Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Effective DR strategies rely on highly connected data centers. Discover in this white paper how to situate your large-scale production environments within Web-scale carrier-neutral data centers, therefore maintaining the highest DR reliability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

CyrusOne

Key Use Cases for Intelligent IT Operations Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the key use cases of intelligent IT operations management and see how it can help you manage a growing IT infrastructure in regards to storage, cloud infrastructures, power, cooling, and more.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

5 Proof Points the IoT is Impacting Today's IT
sponsored by SevOne
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights 5 recent research findings about how IoT is impacting enterprise IT and service providers today, and the challenges that network and IT teams must overcome to embrace IoT.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SevOne

The Future of IT: From Chaos to Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper to learn how service automation offers a life raft for those IT departments struggling to stay afloat in the new sea of complexities. View now and find a clear way in your voyage to modern IT success.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

ServiceNow

The Hidden Costs of Traditional Video Conferencing Architecture
sponsored by StarLeaf
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the hidden costs of traditional video conferencing, and how you can eliminate them.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

StarLeaf

Financial Services Industry: 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year. Access now for insight into the current threat landscape for the financial services industry and offers solutions that can help you better protect your organization overall.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Time is Money and Downtime is Expensive: A Look at ITSM Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper a proven 3-step initiative to bolster your ITSM technical support strategy to combat the costly issues of downtime. Read on to achieve optimal IT support and begin this initiative by learning how to develop a roadmap to define and prioritize transformative initiatives.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Unified Communications & Collaboration: Navigating The "All-Or-Nothing" Misconception
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to phase unified communications (UC) into your enterprise in 6 major steps, moving from a traditional voice service to an IP-enabled solution.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Unified Communications Case Study: Insight Between the Lines
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: PGDS knew it needed deeper insight into their communications obstacles, fast. Discover how this financial services group was able to provide end-to-end performance management and reporting for unified communications.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

IR

Make Your Business Matter in an Agile World
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This infographic invites you to reimagine your business model, decisions, and processes. Learn ways you can connect your business with the Internet of Things, gain real-time insight from any device on any data, and much more.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

SAP
 
 
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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