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DEFINITION: In telecommunication networks, a bridge is a product that connects a local area network (LAN) to another local area network that uses the same protocol (for example, Ethernet or token ring). You can envision a bridge as being a device that decides whether a message from you to someone else is going to the local area network in your building or to someone on the local area network in the building across  … 
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Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This Quest Software white paper helps you understand the questions to ask when choosing the best Active Directory solution for your company. Don’t waste any more time and money with systems that don’t play well together! Read this Quest white paper today.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Understanding and Selecting a Data Loss Prevention Solution
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data Loss Prevention has matured considerably since the release of the first version of this report three years ago. Back then, the market was dominated by startups with only a couple major acquisitions by established security companies.The entire market was probably smaller than the leading one or two providers today.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Guide to Deploying and Troubleshooting Video in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Recently, a study commissioned by Cisco® Systems made a prediction that added a new word to the lexicon of the network engineer and IT director: zetabyte. The study predicted that by 2013, two-thirds of a zetabyte of video traffic would be on corporate networks.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Fluke Networks
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BRIDGES DEFINITION (continued): …  the street. A bridge examines each message on a LAN, "passing" those known to be within the same LAN, and forwarding those known to be on the other interconnected LAN (or LANs).In bridging networks, computer or node addresses have no specific relationship to location. For this reason, messages are sent out to every address on the network and accepted only by the intended destination node. Bridges learn which addresses are on which network and develop a learning table so that subsequent messages can be forwarded to the right network.Bridging networks are generally always interconnected local … 
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