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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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Optimized Data Engineering: A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era
sponsored by MapR Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the engineering challenges brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE), and find out how you can prepare for them.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

MapR Technologies

Stay on Top of Threats: Use Next Generation Security for Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the constant threat of hackers to the security of your organization and offers a solution to help keep your data safe.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

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.

4 Key factors in building a UC and Collaboration Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Virtual face time with customers theoretically means organizations can cut T&E budgets while keeping the wheels of commerce turning. But savvy IT decision makers know this is just half the story. The real power of UC&C isn't tactical; it's strategic.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Roundtable: Green IT: Making sustainability a corporate game-changer
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: To discuss 'green' issues, C8 Consulting and document imaging manufacturer Kyocera Mita invited a number of specialists to give their views on the role of ‘green’ and making sustainability a corporate game-changer in the future.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

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

How Unified Communications Pays for Itself
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, uncover best practice tips for building a comprehensive business case for unified communications (UC), as well as details about the benefits you will reap and alternate approaches to UC implementation you can implement.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

ShoreTel - OLD

The New World of IP Multicasting
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the complexity of IP multicasting and an approach to overcome these limitations – delivering new levels of performance, scalability and resiliency to IP multicasting.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Avaya

Collaboration Is the next Game Changer in Customer Service
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how collaboration is emerging as the next big game changer for customer service, providing practical examples and key insights into how four companies implemented collaboration technologies and used them to transform their customer service environments.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 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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