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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

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

Avaya Aura Communication Manager COR/FRL/AAR Simplified
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a useful list of Avaya Site Administration commands that will allow you to control what kind of calls employees are authorized to make and ensure least cost routing of outbound calls to keep phone bills down.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Are You Ready for the Future of IT?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Everything is here: More people, processes, data and things are connecting. Learn why you should embrace this new model.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

MarketScope for Unified Communications for the SMB Market, North America
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the current state of the UC market for SMBs, detailing which providers can give your organization the tools and solutions you need to thrive in today's business environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Protect Your IT System with Next Generation Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read through this exclusive white paper to find out about data breaches and what you can do to protect yourself, as well as three real-life examples of what can happen when your IT systems are attacked.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Video Communications Benefits for Midmarket
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how video communications are benefiting midmarket enterprises and what your organization can do to take advantage of the new technology.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

What’s New in IP Office 9.0
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a simple, powerful collaboration solution for midsized companies that offers increased scale, flexible deployment options, and simplified management to help your organization achieve productivity levels akin to large-scale organizations.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Avaya

Find the UC Solution that Fits your Budget
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines some of the top UC solutions on the market and compares their TCO so you can see which tool will both satisfy your requirements and fit your budget.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

North Sydney IT and 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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