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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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The Internet of Things is Taking Over
sponsored by SOTI Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the Internet of Things is shaping the evolution of business mobility, the importance of security, the top five considerations for managing the IoT and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

SOTI Inc.

Modernize your Supply Chain with Smart, Connected Analytics
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how supply chain analytics can help you increase internal visibility to create a highly orchestrated business network. Inside discover how you can connect all your data into one coherent view, the benefits of aligning supply chain and sales goals, plus much more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Birst

Comprehensive Cloud Security Enhancing enterprise security for UCaaS
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: To ensure your cloud communications are safe, it's in your best bet interest to choose a cloud communications provider that has designed its infrastructure, products, and network with security in mind. Learn how you can ensure you're picking a cloud communications provider that guarantees protection.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

RingCentral

Extending the Skype Experience to Every Meeting Room
sponsored by Logitech Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The next generation of Skype for Business meeting room systems promises to provide users the communications tools they need to effectively collaborate and meet in any meeting room. But can you really believe these promises? This Frost & Sullivan white paper demystifies the capabilities of a new Skype for Business meeting room system.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017


Mobile Enterprise 2020: 8 Ways Mobility will Transform Communications for Business
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, top mobility influencers tell the 8 ways mobility will transform communications.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

The Future of Value-added Cloud Services: GPUs as a Service
sponsored by PhoenixNap
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover a cloud infrastructure purpose-built for GPU-intensive application workloads, able to handle media processing, online gaming, transcoding, and more. Learn how to leverage this cloud service with high-performing GPU to fulfill your every app requirement.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

PhoenixNap

Automated Deployment of Docker Hosts on Bare-metal Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Delve into this paper to discover how to deploy Docker hosts and execute containerized apps on bare-metal infrastructure. Designed for IT architects, admins, and DevOps developers, you'll receive a step-by-step walkthrough of the deployment process, best practices for configuration management, and more.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Making the Seamless Transition to a Cloud Phone System
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: Whether it's a cloud or on-premise PBX, deploying a business phone system is a major undertaking. Each step of the rollout must be carefully planned and implemented according to plan. Learn how you can make your transition to a cloud phone system seamless by working with a cloud communications provider.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

RingCentral

2016 North American Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Company of the Year Award
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: Don't leave yourself at risk of choosing the wrong UCaaS provider. Discover Frost & Sullivan's 2016 IP telephony and UCaaS provider of the year in this resource.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

RingCentral

The State of Cloud Communications
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: In its second-annual Cloud Communications Survey, No Jitter Research set out to assess the attitudes of their enterprise audience regarding the use of cloud-hosted services to meet communications needs. Discover the Cloud Communications Survey results that provide must-have insights into the cloud's impact on communications.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

RingCentral
 
 
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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