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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 Evolution of Smarter Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore revolutionary approaches to enterprise systems that enable you to create a robust infrastructure that can support the latest tech trends - from cloud computing to virtualization to mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

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

HP's New Style of IT - Delivering a New Approach to IT Service Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This graphic white paper covers an IT management solution that you can mold to your business requirements and budget.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top Unified Communications Trends For Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some top trends in UC for midsized businesses and outlines what these organizations are doing to further support workplace mobility and BYOD.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco

Using Convergence to Simplify Mobility
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This paper defines unified communications and mobility, and how the two converge to improve productivity. It also discusses Windstream's unified communications capabilities – such as single number reach, unified messaging, integrated contects – and how they relate to fostering mobility and collaboration in the workplace.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Windstream Communications

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

Converged Networks
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: Discover converged network solutions that can help your organization achieve the communications infrastructure you need, aligned to the strategy and objectives you set in place.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Azzurri

Sangoma Session Border Controllers: SBC Series
sponsored by Sangoma Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Sangoma has introduced the most cost-effective, easiest to provision and easiest to manage line of enterprise SBCs on the market. The three available options offer maximum flexibility when selecting a solution.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

Sangoma Technologies

Make Life Easier - Let End Users Connect to Computers from Anywhere with My Desktop
sponsored by SysAid Technologies Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores a remote access technology that lets your end users connect to their work computer from virtually any computer or smartphone in a cost-effective, secure, business oriented manner that your business will approve of.
Posted: 30 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Aug 2012

SysAid Technologies Ltd

The Anywhere Worker: Essential Tools to Keep Teams Connected
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an in-depth look at the changing role of IT departments in the face of the demand to connect, collaborate and communicate with remote and in-office workers in a similar - if not near exact - fashion. Read now to learn about the best practices and tools available to make this a reality.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Citrix
 
 
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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