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ALSO CALLED: Internet PC
DEFINITION: An Internet appliance (sometimes called a Net appliance, a smart appliance or an information appliance) is a machine designed for a specific function that also has a built-in Web-enabled computer. Internet appliances include small devices created especially for e-mail and Web surfing, as well as such diverse products as personal digital assistants (PDAs), smart phones, Web TV, and Web-enabled refrigerators  … 
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Internet Appliances White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Using the CyrusOne IX for Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Effective DR strategies rely on highly connected data centers. Discover in this white paper how to situate your large-scale production environments within Web-scale carrier-neutral data centers, therefore maintaining the highest DR reliability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

CyrusOne

The Business of Things: Designing Business Models to Win in the Cognitive IoT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the results of an executive report on what it takes to be successful in the era of the Internet of Things. Learn insights such as: the future of IoT is cognitive, organizational alignment with IoT strategy is imperative, and much more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Impact of Cloud on Application Performance Management
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to overcome your common cloud network and application performance management challenges, and examine 3 fundamental reasons Internet performance management services may be the next thing to add to your arsenal. Learn the role APM and NPM solutions play in optimizing enterprise IT infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Dyn

Proactive Service Assurance for Mobile Data Services
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Until very recently, customer volume for data services was so low that service providers couldn't justify investment in robust, end-to-end service assurance solutions for mobile data services. Now, with the volume of data services on mobile networks growing, the business case for such an investment is clear. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 26 Feb 2009

InfoVista Corporation
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INTERNET APPLIANCES DEFINITION (continued): …  and microwaves. The proliferation of such devices is a crucial component of the anticipated development of pervasive computing. Experts predict that for specific Internet appliances to catch on, they must be easy to use and provide a practical solution to an every-day problem. One of the first Internet appliances was a Coke machine at Carnegie Mellon University in the early 1980s. A group of programmers, working several floors above the vending machine, wanted to ensure that they wouldn't make the long trip downstairs only to find the machine empty or receive a warm Coke. The enterprising programmers … 
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