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ALSO CALLED: Internet Protocol
DEFINITION: The Internet Protocol (IP) is the method or protocol by which data is sent from one computer to another on the Internet. Each computer (known as a host) on the Internet has at least one IP address that uniquely identifies it from all other computers on the Internet. When you send or receive data (for example, an e-mail note or a Web page), the message gets divided into little chunks called packets.  … 
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What PoE and Powered-Device Wattages Mean For The Future of Cabling
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: Two new flavors of IEEE-specified Power over Ethernet (PoE) are in the works. What does it mean for cabling? Use this white paper to gain insight into the current cutting-edge of PoE cable design, and get a glimpse into the direction this industry is heading, and how enterprises can adjust their practices to become early adopters.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


Building a Borderless Business
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Empower your employees — through business collaboration and communications solutions like video, audio and web collaboration — to help grow revenues, improve customer loyalty, and boost productivity. Learn more in this white paper.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Oct 2015


Compliant Calling: How Mobile Industry Regulations Influence Financial Services
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to enforce the highest standard of call compliance in your enterprise by ensuring mobile calls are recorded and under the control of network administrators. Access this white paper to understand how financial organizations are addressing the challenges of mobile call recording compliance.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Jan 2016


Creating a Best-of-Breed DDI Solution in a Microsoft Environment
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative whitepaper and learn how you can implement effective DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI).
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014


The Four Elements of IS-IS
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide discusses 4 key elements for the implementation of Intermediate System - Intermediate System (IS-IS).
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Faxing over IP Networks
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores sending faxes over an IP network and some challenges you'll need to overcome.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Jan 2014

Global Knowledge

Cisco IOS Digit Manipulation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Platform digit manipulation may be needed for many business phone calls as they traverse their gateways. his guide explores the role of digit manipulation techniques and various is ways it can benefit for your business.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Why Do Techies Tell Me to Ping a Website?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ping commands and flags, and how those flags vary from one operating system to another. With a better understanding of ping, organizations and home users can easily troubleshoot a network.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

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


Designing IP Addresses for Large Networks
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Complex subnetting, VLSM, and IP address summarization can be implemented simply and efficiently with proper planning. Click through to explore why great care must be taken to complete the IP address planning process accurately to accommodate current needs and growth.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

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


The Trouble Heading for Your Business 2013
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the current state of targeted attacks and explores why putting an effective defensive strategy in place is so critical. View now to uncover the effects of these potentially disastrous attacks and what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Trend Micro

New ShoreTel IP Telephony Solution a Hole in One for Tiger Woods Foundation Headquarters and Learning Center
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization replaced their legacy PBX-based telephone system with an IP telephony system which helped increase flexibility, mobility, and productivity.
Posted: 08 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

ScanSource & ShoreTel

ShoreTel Unified Communications Platform: Easy to Deploy, Use, and Manage
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a purpose-built for IP platform that can help you fully integrate rich communications capabilities across your organization to increase connectivity and boost productivity.
Posted: 07 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

ScanSource & ShoreTel

Unified Communications Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
WHITE PAPER: This Unified Communications Buyer's Guide explores how UC can benefit your organization, how to know if your company is ready for UC, questions you should ask any potential UC vendor, and much more!
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

ShoreTel - OLD

Special Report: Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Video Conferencing
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten questions you should ask any potential video conferencing vendor before investing in a collaboration solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012


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

ACG Research Market Impact Report on ACX Series Universal Access Routers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the details of Juniper’s ACX Series Universal Access Routers, which can help extend the core/edge of IP/MPLS solutions to deliver end-to-end manageability, provide low-cost access, and meet the needs of both fixed and mobile operators.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Prepare for the Future of Integrated Communications
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many communications infrastructures use multiple platforms for voice and date, which have a complete lack of cohesion. Unfortunately, these legacy infrastructures cannot deal with the demands communications initiatives today put on them.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

AT&T Corp

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


Juniper Networks Mobile Security Solution
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores an innovative, market leading mobile security solution that mitigates the risks associated with deploying IP-based services.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

White Paper:Building a smarter network with IPAM
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how IP Address Management can help organizations take control of their IP address and name space to achieve many network benefits.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

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IP DEFINITION (continued): …  Each of these packets contains both the sender's Internet address and the receiver's address. Any packet is sent first to a gateway computer that understands a small part of the Internet. The gateway computer reads the destination address and forwards the packet to an adjacent gateway that in turn reads the destination address and so forth across the Internet until one gateway recognizes the packet as belonging to a computer within its immediate neighborhood or domain. That gateway then forwards the packet directly to the computer whose address is specified. Because a message is divided … 
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