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DEFINITION: The Internet, sometimes called simply"the Net," is a worldwide system of computer networks - a network of networks in which users at any one computer can, if they have permission, get information from any other computer (and sometimes talk directly to users at other computers). It was conceived by the Advanced Research Projects Agency(ARPA) of the U.S. government in 1969 and was first known as the  … 
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Top 3 ERP Trends in to Watch for in 2017
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is one of the most important technologies you'll encounter in the next year. You'll need to plan accordingly in order to take full advantage of these trends. Find out the top three ERP trends you will see in 2017 to give yourself a competitive edge.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016


Retail: Small and Midsize Retailers Can Drive Revenue, Efficiency, and Loyalty with Smart Adoption of Advanced Technology
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: The digital transformation of retail is changing the buying, sourcing, merchandising, and sales strategies of our in-store past. Learn what your competitors are doing to expand their omni-channel reach, and uncover new ways to approach these changes.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


Optimize the Value of Your Business Model for a Digital Era
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: To embrace the digital economy, a strategy is needed to put disruptive technologies to best use and improve customer experience. Explore ways to support people and processes and enable your mobile, social, and IoT transformation.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016


Modern ERP: Deconstructing the Digital Core
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways to retain what made enterprise resource planning (ERP) critical to success. Learn how to retain real-time insights for better decisions, business processes for higher performance and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016


Why Complete Traceability is Important in the Food & Beverage Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Download the white paper to learn how process manufacturers achieve greater visibility with IFS Applications.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 09 Aug 2016


Immediate, Intelligent, Integrated: How the IoT, Big Data, and more are Changing Business
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways to retain what made enterprise resource planning (ERP) critical to success. Learn how to retain real-time insights for better decisions, business processes for higher performance and more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016


Manufacturers Turn to Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming. By 2020, experts expect the IoT to make 28 billion connections to the Internet. This white paper explores how investing in the right CRM solution can help manufacturers further enhance their IoT strategies, as well as support their customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016


Make Your Business Matter in an Agile World
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This infographic invites you to reimagine your business model, decisions, and processes. Learn ways you can connect your business with the Internet of Things, gain real-time insight from any device on any data, and much more.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016


The Internet of Things: Marketing’s Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll uncover an analytics approach that addresses the challenges of IoT-driven marketing. Learn now about ways you can make decisions regarding customers with significant events by using IoT data as it occurs.
Posted: 10 Apr 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016


Analyst Insight: IoT Analytics in Practice
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Research analysts conducted deep qualitative interviews with three organizations that invested significant time and resources into their own IoT analytics initiatives. Access now to uncover key themes and lessons learned from your peers.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015


Financial Services Industry: 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year. Access now for insight into the current threat landscape for the financial services industry and offers solutions that can help you better protect your organization overall.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Using Static Source Code Analysis to Develop Secure Embedded Software
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to embedded software, it's critical to address the root causes of security issues rather than just the symptoms of the problem. This white paper explains how static analysis tools can simplify and automate code review to eliminate mistakes before they become integrated into the code base.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Programming Research

Reimagine: IT in a Digital and Networked Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: The cloud, mobile, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are major catalysts for IT growth. Access this infographic and learn how to leverage these technologies by reimagining IT.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015


Readying your Infrastructure for the Internet of Things
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover how the IoT will impact our daily lives moving forward. Read on to learn how early adopters of IoT technology have seen benefits like enhanced customer service and improved use of field assets and devise a strategy to reap similar benefits in your organization.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

F5 Networks

The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

4 Reasons You Need a High Performance ADC
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic points out 4 reasons why you need a high performance ADC for your business.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

A10 Networks

Real-Time Protection to Reduce Risk for Financial Institutions and Banking Customers
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014


For Enterprise IT: Extend Your VPN to Bring Better Security, Performance, Reliability to the Cloud
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As more applications get delivered through cloud models, IT must ensure maximum performance and availability. Why should you look to extend the capabilities of a VPN that is already in place? Learn the benefits of VPN-based connectivity for the cloud inside.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016


Manufacturers Turn to the Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how investing in the right CRM solution can help you grow your IoT approach, as well as support your customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016


Internet of Things (IoT) Reports and Videos
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource portal to find a rich collection of Internet of Things (IoT) reports and videos revealing the technological, economic, and social impacts of the hyper-connected economy.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015


Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

Are You Ready for the Future of IT?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Everything is here: More people, processes, data and things are connecting. Learn why you should embrace this new model.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

The Great Firewall of China? How to address the specific challenges of reaching China with your website
sponsored by CDNetworks
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide explores the challenges of reaching China with your website and offers tips to help you successfully build a customer base in this emerging market. Also inside, find the answers to frequently asked questions regarding licensing.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

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INTERNET DEFINITION (continued): …  ARPANet. The original aim was to create a network that would allow users of a research computer at one university to be able to "talk to" research computers at other universities. A side benefit of ARPANet's design was that, because messages could be routed or rerouted in more than one direction, the network could continue to function even if parts of it were destroyed in the event of a military attack or other disaster.Today, the Internet is a public, cooperative, and self-sustainingfacility accessible to hundreds of millions of people worldwide.Physically, the Internet uses a portion of the … 
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