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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

Corridor Warrior: How IT Empowers the Future-Ready Workforce
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: Is your IT meeting its user requirements? Learn how to implement an end-to-end IT management strategy that encapsulates the needs of the modern, mobile, dynamic workforce. Read on to assess your hardware and software, and ensure your IT supports productivity.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Dell, Inc. & IntelĀ®

Reinvent Your Hardware Refresh Cycle with HCI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Because today's landscape of diverse apps and platforms requires a heightened need for speed and security, siloed storage systems just don't cut it. Download this resource to rejuvenate your refresh cycle with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that seamlessly supports an always-on virtualized environment.
Posted: 28 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Dec 2016

VMware

Why RAD is Right for Mobile and Web Front-End Development
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deliver agile, responsive front-end applications with rapid app development (RAD). Read on to meet today's dramatically digital customer journey by upgrading your legacy stacks and mobile app strategy, learning how to overcome the challenges in adopting an open-source stack, and more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

OutSystems

IT Service Management Blueprint: No-Fear Legacy ITSM Migrations
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how to implement modern, cloud-based ITSM easily and cost-effectively. Discover migration best practices that will help you accelerate your most important services with automation, streamline delivery, create consumer-like service experiences, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

ServiceNow

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


Configuring the Hyper Converged Cloud: HPE Helion CloudSystem
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to install and configure the hybrid cloud HPE Helion CloudSystem on a hyper-converged infrastructure environment. Download now to discover a cost-effective and efficient hyper-converged cloud solution with highly integrated components and compact form factor, offering an easy path to hybrid cloud.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hyperconverged Infrastructure and the Ideal Data Center
sponsored by Stratoscale
WHITE PAPER: A popular option among enterprises seeking the simplest system, hyperconverged infrastructure systems are readily available. With such a plethora of options, which one's best? Discover desirable outcomes organizations seek to achieve as they adopt hyperconverged infrastructures.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Stratoscale

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
 
 
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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