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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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CW+ Quocirca report: Reaping the benefits of IP geolocation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: As more and more human activity moves online, it is easy to think that geography no longer matters—surely the internet is without borders? Whilst in some cases this is true, more often than not online activity spills over into the real world.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA)
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA) offers remote users and traveling users access to corporate information & productivity applications on the fly, whether away from or within the office.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

More Scale at Lower Cost with Scalable Video Coding
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The demand for personal video for organizational communication is growing rapidly. By 2015, over 200 million workers globally will run corporate-supplied video conferencing from their desktops.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Delivering on the Promise of Easy to Use, Secure, and Inexpensive Video Conferencing in an IP Environment
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper evaluates the challenges of deploying IP video conferencing in a secure and easy to use manner.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

“How Will the Migration from IPv4 to IPv6 Impact Voice and Visual Communication?”
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the video solutions available today and provide a snapshot of the current video market.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Avaya IP Office Release 6: Small Office Deployment & TCO vs. ShoreTel IP Phone System
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a comparison of Avaya's IP Office and ShoreTel’s IP Phone System. Then discover how Avaya IP Office uses a scalable system that minimizes power consumption and avoids the need for a dedicated Windows server system in sub-20 person offices.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

How Effective Communications Delivers Real Results for Your Small Business
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for four key ways any growing business can benefit from today’s new IP-based communications solutions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

Revolutionizing Patient Care Through Communications
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can improve the efficiency and productivity of nurses providing patient care, as well as how they work with each other, physicians and other staff. This allows professionals to spend more time providing “hands-on” care to patients, and less time on coordination of that care.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

The Definitive Guide to Upgrading Your Nortel™ Communications System
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this guide and garner the information you need for a closer look at the opportunity cost you are paying by NOT upgrading. Also, discover how you can protect up to 60 percent of your original system investment — a value-added benefit that can actually cover the entire cost of an upgrade.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

Cisco Unified Communications: New Deployment Models for Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for insight on building the best unified communications solution for your business.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Polycom MGC Loyalty Offer
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about  the latest in conference collaboration solutions, enabling organizations to deploy high definition conferencing. Use this technology to improve productivity, reduce costs, and align geographically-dispersed teams.
Posted: 11 Jul 2011 | Published: 11 Jul 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Maximizing ROI with the Microsoft-Polycom Unified Communications Solution
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper, aimed strategic decision makers, will discuss how you can reduce telephony costs, maximize your ROI and improve your business collaboration and communication activities.
Posted: 11 Jul 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Finding the Value in Unified Communications—Understanding the Hierarchy of Return
sponsored by Frost & Sullivan
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the four stages of return companies can see from their UC investments: Lower communications costs are followed by lower operational costs, then better productivity, and finally a true competitive advantage.
Posted: 03 Jan 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011


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

Applying ITIL Best Practice Principles to IPAM
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explain how each of the main ITIL areas can be applied specifically to IP address management (IPAM), and the benefits that can be accrued from using this management framework.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

BT Diamond IP

IPAM Intelligence: All Road Leads To Proteus
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: As IPAM evolves from a simple marriage between DNS and DHCP services, its definition cannot be limited to simply the benefits derived from dynamically linking DNS and DHCP functionality together. IPAM transcends this marriage to include features and functions shaped by this new requirement in an age of dynamic IP address data.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

BlueCat

Five Steps to Ensuring a Successful VoIP Migration
sponsored by inContact
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents five key steps that will ensure a successful migration from legacy voice technology to VoIP in a contact center or enterprise environment. Continue reading to learn more about these five steps and learn how they can help you.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

inContact

Evaluating The Performance Of Shared WAN Links For Data Center Backup And Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Backup and disaster recovery are perennially among the top three IT challenges, and they’re rated by 62% of enterprises as a high or critical priority. What exactly are these enterprises doing? Building multiple data centers. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

Silver Peak

Total Economic Impact™ Of Silver Peak’s WAN Optimization Solution
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Silver Peak’s WAN optimization solution on their organizations. Forrester’s aim is to clearly show all of the calculations and assumptions used in the analysis.  Read this study to learn so much more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

Silver Peak

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

BlueCat

Effective Cabling Techniques for IBM BladeCenter Chassis
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This guide defines specific cabling techniques that simplify cable pathways and promote airflow for maximum cooling, ultimately improving overall system performance and uptime.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

Panduit

Telstra Reaps Transformation Rewards
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: The business benefits of the IP transformation are numerous. First of all, as you reduce the number of actual networks, you save on software licensing costs, air conditioning and power. Less people are also required because rather than operating many silo networks in standalone mode you now have a common network.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Freeing Up Cash Flow by Changing Cost Structures: Moving to OPEX reductions of more than 10 percent
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: To continue to attract and retain subscribers with advanced services and remain competitive, service providers need a way to transform their businesses by changing their cost structure. Service providers can achieve double-digit OPEX cost reductions by moving to a single maintenance contract, and so much more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

PBX Buying Guide: How to Choose the Right Phone System for Your Business
sponsored by Fonality Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While moving to an IP phone system will bring great advantages, the more options, features, functions and capabilities that are available, the more decisions the buyer has to make. That makes it crucial to thoroughly understand your needs before you buy. In this guide are seven steps to help in that process.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Fonality Inc.

What IT Managers Need to Know About IP Surveillance
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: The video surveillance market is in the throes of transition. IP surveillance is rapidly taking over from traditional analog CCTV. Within the next three years more than half the surveillance cameras used in North America will be IP cameras, according to the research firm Frost & Sullivan. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

D-Link
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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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