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DEFINITION: Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) refers to satellite television (TV) systems in which the subscribers, or end users, receive signals directly from geostationary satellites. Signals are broadcast in digital format at microwave frequencies. DBS is the descendant of direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services.A DBS subscriber installation consists of a dish antenna two to three feet (60 to 90 centimeters)  … 
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SAIT Polytechnic Grades HEAT as First-in-Class for Support Workflow and Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution that streamlines and automates student and staff support across different teams and service desks.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Selling Cloud Services to the Right Customers
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper provides valuable insight for MSPs about cloud impacts and the selling of managed services.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

N-able Technologies

Service-Oriented Configuration Management
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the core functionality and key benefits of service-oriented configuration management and offers up a four-step approach for implementation.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2010

Pangea Systems

Software and Licensing Costs Report: Demanding Pricing That Matches Business Value
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes the software pricing and licensing landscape and explains why implementing an updated software sourcing approach is critical in today's market.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Asigra

Special Report on Steria
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 5 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on Steria, its strategy, products and services and reviews its financial performance.
Posted: 14 Sep 2012 | Published: 14 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Strategic Server Refresh with IBM System x
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates the value of keeping your servers up to date with refresh and upgrades.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

IBM and Intel.

Take the Fast-Track to the Benefits of Cloud Computing
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the transformation of IT to IT-as-a-Service that comes with cloud computing and a solution that can get you there.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Technology Industry Survey 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive research reveals what IT professionals really think about technology, their employers, and their careers.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Technology Industry Survey2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Whether it is an inappropriate ‘tweet’, an internetsecurity scandal or a story of the fastest growingcompany in the world, technology, be it for theright or wrong reasons, has become regular frontpagenews.This survey aims to give a snapshot of thetechnology industry from the inside.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

The 7 Keys to MSP Success
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores 7 key tips for MSP success and how you can provide top-tier services.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

N-able Technologies

SaaS-based Service Management: Tailor to the Business with Ease
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SaaS-based service management can help you eliminate the cost and distraction of platform maintenance, minimize upgrade costs and disruptions, tailor to the business without complex coding, and more.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Samsung SDS automates data center operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To achieve high-quality while maintaining, low-cost operations, many organisations are starting to automate their data centre processes. This case study explains how one company decided on a standardisation approach and realised their system management and automation goals, including enhanced productivity, reduced costs, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP Implementation and Operation in Integrated Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this detailed technical brief to learn how creating a dynamic infrastructure can advance business performance and reduce operational efforts.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

VMware, Inc.

Scalable and Intelligent Content Delivery for Fixed and Mobile Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are striving to deliver online video with efficiency and quality while still seeking ways to control both OpEx and CapEx and creating new revenue opportunities. Read this paper to learn about the efficient delivery of video and Web content services at lower cost and with a high quality end user experience.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Seeing the Big Picture: A Corporate Guide to Better Decisions through IT
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Executives at small and midsize companies are making critical business decisions every day based on the information available to them. This information can come from a variety of sources: opinions from peers and colleagues; a personal sense of intuition or business judgment; or data derived internally or externally to the organisation.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Selling Solutions: How to Use the Pain Chain to Sell Technical Solutions
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores selling solutions for IT service providers. Learn about what a Pain Chain is, how it works, and how to use it as a successful sales strategy. When used correctly, the Pain Chain becomes a useful tool that can help strengthen your relationship with your clients.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

ConnectWise

Serena Service Manager
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives an overview of the IT service management (ITSM) market and provides criteria for for successful vendor assessment and product implementation.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

SERENA Software, Inc.

Service Catalog and the CMDB: Partner in Improving IT Service Quality and Controlling Costs
sponsored by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
WHITE PAPER: In this informative research report, noted ITSM expert Hank Marquis discusses the benefits of considering the Service Catalog and the CMDB as partners that work together to improve IT service quality, control IT costs, and align IT with the..
Posted: 09 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)

Smart Metering - Enabling Greater Energy Efficiency
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Smart metering is increasingly being seen as a tool through which regulators and network operators will be able to shape electricity demand patterns in the future.
Posted: 06 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Staying Aloft in Tough Times: Why Smart, Innovative Businesses are Turning to Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As IT budgets continue to be stretched, cloud computing is enabling CIOs to do more with less. Virtualization, standardization and other fundamental features of cloud computing are lowering the cost of IT, simplifying IT service management and accelerating service delivery.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2009

IBM

Strategies for Profitable Growth: Sap for Professional Services
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With customer demands rising and prices falling, service excellence alone is no longer enough to ensure future growth and profitability. Read this white paper to explore strategies, practices, and tools that can help your business achieve p...
Posted: 24 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2005

SAP America, Inc.

Study Reveals Cloud Expectations, Concerns and Experiences
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There is no doubt that cloud computing is changing the IT landscape, but it may also be changing IT's position within business dynamics and objectives. This comprehensive whitepaper presents the findings of a recent survey of IT decision makers on the impact of cloud computing business-wide.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Succeeding with Proactive IT with ASG's metaCMDB
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the maturity steps involved in the progression towards proactive Business Service Management (BSM) and explains how ASG's metaCMDB helps secure its seamless adoption.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Telecom Switches Emphasis: Preliminary Analysis of the 2007 Telecom Executive Survey
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: To remain competitive as industry boundaries blur, telecom providers recognize the need for new business models and other capabilities beyond their traditional strengths, learn more by downloading this IBM white paper.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM Line of Business

Telecommunications: Future Services and Business Models
sponsored by Comarch Telecommunications
WHITE PAPER: With the onset of converged communications that integrate voice, video, text and data, Telecommunication Service providers needs have exploded. This paper examines the many challenges providers and operators face, as well as potential solutions.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2005

Comarch Telecommunications
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DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE DEFINITION (continued): …  in diameter, a conventional TV set, a signal converter placed next to the TV set, and a length of coaxial cable between the dish and the converter. The dish intercepts microwave signals directly from the satellite. The converter produces output that can be viewed on the TV receiver.A number of companies provide DBS and DTH service throughout the world. In the United States, DirecTV and EchoStar are the main vendors. Both of these corporations also provide satellite Internet service, which can be purchased for a monthly fee in addition to, or instead of, DBS TV service. In Canada, StarChoice and … 
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