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ALSO CALLED: Bulletin Board Systems, Online Bulletin Board Systems, BBS, Bulletin Boards
DEFINITION: A bulletin board system (BBS) is a computer or an application dedicated to the sharing or exchange of messages or other files on a network. Originally an electronic version of the type of bulletin board found on the wall in many kitchens and work places, the BBS was used to post simple messages between users. The BBS became the primary kind of online community through the 1980s and early 1990s, before  … 
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Sizing Up IT Operations Management: 3 Points
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the transformation you must make to IT operations in order to keep up with virtualization.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Special Report on Steria
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 5 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on Steria, its strategy, products and services and reviews its financial performance.
Posted: 14 Sep 2012 | Published: 14 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Strategic Server Refresh with IBM System x
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates the value of keeping your servers up to date with refresh and upgrades.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

IBM and Intel.

Take the Fast-Track to the Benefits of Cloud Computing
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the transformation of IT to IT-as-a-Service that comes with cloud computing and a solution that can get you there.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Technology Industry Survey 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive research reveals what IT professionals really think about technology, their employers, and their careers.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Technology Industry Survey2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Whether it is an inappropriate ‘tweet’, an internetsecurity scandal or a story of the fastest growingcompany in the world, technology, be it for theright or wrong reasons, has become regular frontpagenews.This survey aims to give a snapshot of thetechnology industry from the inside.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

The 7 Keys to MSP Success
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores 7 key tips for MSP success and how you can provide top-tier services.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

N-able Technologies

The Automation Imperative
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is an excellent resource for all MSPs, describing how new strategies for automation can improve the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of your business today.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

N-able Technologies

The Changing Role of IT and What to Do About It
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: According to recent research, only 11% of IT leaders see IT as a developer of new, innovative services. This is troubling news, as IT should want more than to resolve tickets and be the keeper of others' IT investments. But as more CIOs are reporting to CEOs, the time is right for IT to secure its position as a strategic partner for the business.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CA Technologies.

The Changing Role of the CIO: From Bad Cop to IT Hero
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of shifting your IT department's approach from one that is infrastructure-oriented to service-oriented.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

ServiceNow

The giant’s advantage: Why cloud computing levels the playing field for small businesses
sponsored by GFI Cloud
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will find effective cloud computing solutions that will help your business grow—not only for technical purposes, but also with the relationship between your team.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

GFI Cloud

The MSP Report Advantage
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover why professional, standardized reports have emerged as a key success factor for many MSPs and IT services providers, helping prove relevance and demonstrate the value of service delivered to their clients. View now to learn how such reporting can help you gain the title of "Trusted Advisor."
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

N-able Technologies

Staying Aloft in Tough Times: Why Smart, Innovative Businesses are Turning to Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As IT budgets continue to be stretched, cloud computing is enabling CIOs to do more with less. Virtualization, standardization and other fundamental features of cloud computing are lowering the cost of IT, simplifying IT service management and accelerating service delivery.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2009

IBM

Strategies for Managing Social Networking & Personal Web Use in the Workplace
sponsored by Total Defense
WHITE PAPER: Access to Web content in the workplace such - as social networking, streaming media and more - has become an increasing issue. This resource explores the risks and challenges of personal Web use as well as presents a business case for enabling appropriate use. View now to uncover key strategies that will help you protect your business.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Total Defense

Strategies for Profitable Growth: Sap for Professional Services
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With customer demands rising and prices falling, service excellence alone is no longer enough to ensure future growth and profitability. Read this white paper to explore strategies, practices, and tools that can help your business achieve p...
Posted: 24 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2005

SAP America, Inc.

Study Reveals Cloud Expectations, Concerns and Experiences
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There is no doubt that cloud computing is changing the IT landscape, but it may also be changing IT's position within business dynamics and objectives. This comprehensive whitepaper presents the findings of a recent survey of IT decision makers on the impact of cloud computing business-wide.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Succeeding with Proactive IT with ASG's metaCMDB
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the maturity steps involved in the progression towards proactive Business Service Management (BSM) and explains how ASG's metaCMDB helps secure its seamless adoption.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

The Advantage of Service Provider Cloud Solutions vs. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Internal Cloud Computing Strategies
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Few technological innovations have garnered as much broad-based attention as the idea of Cloud Computing, which promises faster access to more powerful processing capabilities and application functionality at a fraction of the cost of traditional on-premise systems and software.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

SAVVIS

The Busy IT Pros Guide to Vulnerability Management: Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Preventable Attacks
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses suffer attacks because they leave their endpoints unpatched and insecurely configured. Protecting every aspect of your organizations valuable information is an essential part of the security process. This white paper provides five tips for avoiding preventable attacks and creating a comprehensive vulnerability management plan.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Lumension

The Cloud's Impact on the Future of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore the impact that cloud computing has on traditional IT practices and discover the importance of adjusting your mindset to accommodate the new trend. Learn how to meet the demands of your line of business customers so you can prevent them from outsourcing to external service providers instead.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Cloud-Connected Management Suite
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: CA implemented a strategy to help manage and exploit cloud computing as part of an existing infrastructure and help run IT as a supply chain. Continue reading to learn more about the CA Cloud-Connected Management Suite and how it will help manage and optimize the dynamic IT supply chain.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

CA Technologies.

The Department of Defence and Open Source Software
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Is open source software a viable strategy for large-scale SOA deployments, especially at the U.S. Department of Defence?
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

TOPICS:  IT Services
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Financial Benefit of Cisco’s Elastic Core
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how three Cisco software-based initiatives for the core network can help you address the challenges facing core networks today – including the increasing volumes of traffic, diversity of services, and adoption of cloud services.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Fundamentals of a Successful Managed Services Practice
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: If you are a VAR, system integrator or IT service provider who's struggling to provide traditional IT services reactively to small and medium-sized businesses, this whitepaper offers to help you improve your business through managed services.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

N-able Technologies

The Future of IT: A Customer First Approach
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a new approach IT has to take in treating its internal users like customers, focusing on and catering to their needs.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2013

BMC Software, Inc.
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INTERNET BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  the World Wide Web arrived. A BBS may be accessible from a dial-up modem, Telnet, or the Internet. Because it originated before the graphical user interface (GUI) became prevalent, the BBS interface was text-based. Although recent Web-based versions have a graphical, interactive user interface, the text-only interface preferred by BBS purists can often be accessed by Telnet. According to Justin Scott, co-founder of Sceiron Interactive and a former sysop, a Web-based BBS is essentially a Web site that is powered by BBS software rather than a Web server. Most BBSes are devoted to a particular … 
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