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ALSO CALLED: Internet Protocol Addresses, Internet Addresses, IP Numbers
DEFINITION: What is a static IP address/dynamic IP address? A static IP address is a number (in the form of a dotted quad) that is assigned to a computer by an Internet service provider (ISP) to be its permanent address on the Internet. Computers use IP addresses to locate and talk to each other on the Internet, much the same way people use phone numbers to locate and talk to one another on the telephone. When  … 
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How to Ensure Your IP Address Management is Working Properly
sponsored by EfficientIP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for several guidelines designed to make your network's IP addressing environment as manageable, flexible, secure, reliable and responsive as possible.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Best Practices for successful IP Address Management (IPAM)
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses several ways to develop a successful IPAM strategy.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014


The Path to Private Cloud: 6 Things You Need to Know
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for 6 valuable lessons on virtualization and the cloud. Explore a more scalable IP address management (IPAM) solution that bridges the gap between your data center and private cloud by offering increased agility to meet current and future demands.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013


Disaster Preparedness for Core Network Services
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will take a look at how failures can unexpectedly disrupt core network services and the applications that depend on them despite employing traditional approaches to providing redundant configurations. Read this white paper to learn how to minimize the effects of failures to ensure business continuity.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013


IPv6 Addressing Plan Basics
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Creating an IPv6 addressing plan is one of the most important pre-adoption tasks you have. This white paper details the technical and business requirements of deploying IPv6 and also provides a sample plan. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013


Cisco Prime Network Registrar
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a solution that will help you simplify the management of IP addresses and ease your transition to IPv6.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

A Business Guide to MPLS IP VPN Migration: Five Critical Factors
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five critical factors for a successful migration to an MPLS IP VPN service in this whitepaper. Learn the evolving needs of today’s enterprise networks and uncover how an MPLS-based IP VPN can help you fulfill these wants and needs.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Key Considerations for MPLS IP-VPN Success
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits of an MPLS-based private IP network and learn how it can not only help you simplify network management and reduce costs, but also prioritize application, create and improve disaster recovery, and much more!
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

The Seven Deadly Traps of IPv6 Deployment - And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: The transition to IPv6 is unavoidable. How it will happen and the effects of it are the questions to ask now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Published: 25 Jan 2012


How Will the Change in Internet Addresses Affect Your Business?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: IP addresses are being nearly depleted due to the immense popularity of the internet and the need to have a unique IP address to identify each device using it. Running out of internet addresses would have disastrous effects.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011


IPv6 Enabling Your Web Environment
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the transition process from IPv4 to IPv6. Learn how to prepare Web servers, e-mail servers and supporting network, security and operations equipment, as well as which components you should IPv6-enable first.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

AT&T Corp

IPv4-to-IPv6 Transition and Co-Existence Strategies
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an overview of the main migration technologies that can be used to transition from an IPv4 network to an IPv4-IPv6 network, and suggests several strategies to implement that transition. It will also touch on application migration and provide some example migration scenarios and corresponding impact considerations.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

BT Diamond IP

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: Any network manager will tell you the importance of a fully documented network. This documentation should include all workstations, IP addresses, router configurations, firewall parameters, etc. But this documentation may fall short at the physical layer.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company

DNSSEC - Secure DNS For Government
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This document examines the standards and guidelines as outlined by NIST, and demonstrates the ways in which BlueCat Network’s DNS solution address these guidelines.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010


Using the ClearSight Analyzer to Troubleshoot the Top Five VoIP Problems and Troubleshoot Streaming Video
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines each of these problems and addresses how the ClearSight Analyzer can be used to isolate the cause of the problem. Read on to learn so much more.
Posted: 09 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Aug 2010

Fluke Networks

Simplifying Deployment, Security and Management of DNS/DHCP Services
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will offer approaches to streamlining efforts to keep IP networks up and running for critical DHCP and DNS services.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BT Diamond IP

Removing Internet Anonymity Barriers with IP Intelligence
sponsored by Digital Element
WHITE PAPER: NetAcuity IP Intelligence technology provides an excellent way to non-invasively gather new intelligence about the online universe, and Digital Element delivers the de facto standard in IP Intelligence.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Digital Element

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details new intelligent infrastructure management system choices for secure data centers and network infrastructures.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Siemon Company

Best Practices for Next-Generation IP Address Management
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides IT professionals with a comprehensive guide for how to flawlessly execute tasks for IP management, and recommends best practices for simplifying the IP management process.
Posted: 08 May 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2005

BT Diamond IP
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IP ADDRESSES DEFINITION (continued): …  you want to visit, your computer asks a domain name system (DNS) server (think telephone information operator) for the correct dotted quad number (think phone number) for and your computer uses the answer it receives to connect to the server.It would be simple if every computer that connects to the Internet could have its own static IP number, but when the Internet was first conceived, the architects didn't foresee the need for an unlimited number of IP addresses. Consequently, there are not enough IP numbers to go around. To get around that problem, many Internet … 
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