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DEFINITION: A geostationary satellite is an earth-orbiting satellite, placed at an altitude of approximately 35,800 kilometers (22,300 miles) directly over the equator, that revolves in the same direction the earth rotates (west to east). At this altitude, one orbit takes 24 hours, the same length of time as the earth requires to rotate once on its axis. The term geostationary comes from the fact that such a satellite  … 
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Bolstering Network Security in a BYOD World
sponsored by VSS Monitoring
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can stop the threats introduced by BYOD trends by implementing comprehensively visibility into all network traffic.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VSS Monitoring

Breakthrough efficiency gains through systems management innovation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a server portfolio with embedded management capabilities can enable you to manage infrastructure hardware from mobile devices, as well as implement automated, policy-based operations.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Bringing Business Communications into the Mobile Future
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Vodafone solutions can give you a modern communications system that is ready for the future of business.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014


CIOinsight: Managing IT Complexity in the Enterprise (Full Report)
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WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the many causes and effects of IT complexity and offers insight for CIOs on how to properly address this dilemma. Access now and learn how to alleviate the stress of IT complexity now and for initiatives down the road.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

SAP America, Inc.

Cisco Collaboration Certifications Overview
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how the Cisco training courses delivered by Global Knowledge are changing to provide hands-on experience with new collaborative capabilities to teach IT professionals everything there is to know about this new approach to communications.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
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WHITE PAPER: This book excerpt examines the importance of communication in an organization and presents practical concepts for leaders to apply easily. Read on now to gain access to a unique set of strategies and initiatives designed to enable leaders to build capacity and confidence in their ability to perform.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

Considering Layered Security? 14 Questions to Ask
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WHITE PAPER: Today's networks and data centers are a critical asset to organizations of every size. This white paper serves as a guideline when considering layered network security solutions, ensuring that your enterprise stays ahead of ever-advancing security and network threats. Click here to see your security questions answered.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

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CW Buyers Guide: Green IT
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WHITE PAPER: This six-page Buyer’s Guide to Green IT helps CIOs and senior IT professionals to identify the issues around going green and explains the pros and cons of using third-party facilities to run IT services.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Beyond Business as Usual: The Mega Shift Toward Social Communications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how integrating social software with communications is transforming the modern workplace, maximizing the potential of human capital, and generating value for businesses worldwide.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2012


Beyond Job Scheduling:The Road To Enterprise Process Automation
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates the ever-increasing value of enterprise process automation and outlines a set of requirements for truly achieving it.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

UC4 Software, Inc

BI for Small and Mid-sized Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: This paper dispels some myths about BI in smaller companies and outlines the main options at your disposal.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009


Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog
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WHITE PAPER: Find out how creating a great service catalog can help prove the value of IT, and why many consider it fundamental.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Broadband Household Segmentation: The Impact on Service Provider Consumer Applications Strategies
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WHITE PAPER: This paper details a recent survey of North American households currently subscribed to broadband internet access. Read this paper to better understand attitudes and behaviors that will drive the adoption of next-gen broadband applications and serv...
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006


Business-Model-Driven Data Warehousing: Keeping Data Warehouses Connected to Your Business
sponsored by Kalido
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the issues of conventional data warehouse design process and explains how this practice can be improved using a business-model-driven process in support of effective Business Intelligence.
Posted: 04 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008


Buyer's Guide: What Every Business Needs to Know When Selecting a Phone System
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WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide helps you choose the right phone system based on your overall business goals.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


CDW Services: Unified Communications
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what CDW Corporation has to offer your organization in terms of unified communication solutions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Jan 2009

CDW Corporation

Cloud rEvolution: A Workbook for Cloud Computing in the Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper will get you up to speed on all aspects of cloud computing. It will help you examine cloud opportunities, review potential issues, and consider where and how specific information should be processed in your organization. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2011


Cloud-Based Services Accelerate Public Sector Adoption of Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The cloud is growing as a choice for government at all levels and globally. Why? Two big reasons: budget cuts and a need to streamline operations to provide more innovative, efficient services to a demanding, increasingly tech-savvy public.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Polycom, Inc.

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


Considerations for Building Video Chat and Streaming Applications
sponsored by Oxagile
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper stacks up against each other the chat solutions and media servers that will set an underlying base for either custom video streaming or video chat products that you might consider building.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013


Control IT With Configuration Audit and Control
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how establishing a change policy that enforces all changes are auditable and authorized, and all unauthorized changes are investigated, can enable IT organizations to reach compliance, security, and availability goals
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Converged Communications: People and Applications in Synch
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A unified communications platform can provide collaboration tools necessary for a company to gain a competitive edge by increasing employee productivity and improving work flows and processes. Learn about an approach that can help simplify the process of transitioning to a unified communications platform.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Cool IT Equipment Efficiently to Lower Energy Use and Cut Costs
sponsored by Upsite Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To optimize your data center infrastructure, consider these four practical best practice steps that Upsite's engineers have devised for solving cooling inefficiencies through proper airflow management.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

Upsite Technologies, Inc.

Critical Communications for Business Continuity: How to Ensure Employees, Partners & Customers Stay Connected
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines why companies should develop and implement an on-demand conferencing and collaboration plan that supports business continuity for both the enterprise and its customers.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.
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GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITE SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  appears nearly stationary in the sky as seen by a ground-based observer. BGAN, the new global mobile communications network, uses geostationary satellites. A single geostationary satellite is on a line of sight with about 40 percent of the earth's surface. Three such satellites, each separated by 120 degrees of longitude, can provide coverage of the entire planet, with the exception of small circular regions centered at the north and south geographic poles. A geostationary satellite can be accessed using a directional antenna, usually a small dish, aimed at the spot in the sky where the satellite … 
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