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ALSO CALLED: Long-haul Private-line Services, WATS, Wide-area Telephone Service, Wholesale Long-haul Private-line Services, Long-distance Services
DEFINITION: WATS (wide-area telephone service) is a specialized form of fixed-rate long-distance telecommunication service. WATS lines are commonly used by businesses and government agencies. Some individuals and small corporations also have WATS subscriptions.There are three types of WATS lines: IN-WATS (for incoming calls), OUT-WATS (for outgoing calls), or a combination of both services. IN-WATS lines have  … 
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Be Afraid of Your Shadow: What Is Shadow IT? And How to Reduce It
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Are you sure that employees are only using IT-sanctioned ways of transferring data? If the answer is "no," then your sensitive data may be vulnerable. In this guide from Globalscape, you'll learn: what shadow IT is and its drawbacks, how to identify signs of a shadow IT problem, how to reduce shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Globalscape

Benchmarking Your Internal IT Costs: Building Your IT Infrastructure Service Baseline
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This analytic white paper introduces the importance of benchmarking your internal IT costs by keeping track of your IT service baseline. Doing this can define your current IT infrastructure service cost and output, as well as act as a measurement tool for continuous improvement.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

Best Practices Guide to IT Service Management
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at some of the top challenges that IT service managers face today and offers strategies for overcoming them. Learn how to achieve complete service cost transparency, faster service management, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Buyer's Guide: IT Service Support Management Tools
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner resource compares leading IT service support management vendors, evaluating the pros and cons of each option. Read on to determine which vendor fits your organization's needs.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

ServiceNow

Buyer’s Guide What Every Business Needs to Know When Selecting a Phone System
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: Examine the vital points to consider when selecting your next communication system. Included within are answers to the many questions you should be asking yourself in advance of a communication adoption.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

RingCentral

CIOs: 3 IT Imperatives to Transform the Enterprise
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents key insights from a recent CIO leadership forum in which senior IT leaders shared strategies for IT innovation. Learn the 3 imperatives that these leaders used to transform their enterprise.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

ServiceNow

City University London Policy Challenge Report: Removing barriers to government using SME IT suppliers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The present need to radically cut public expenditure provides a once in a generation opportunity to transform the efficiency of the public sector. In order to achieve this, the public sector needs to radically change its current business processes to achieve greater efficiency.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud Archiving: A Guide for MSPs
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: To provide a broader value-added proposition for email archiving, MSPs can discuss cloud capabilities that helps customers mine their emails for insight and enable security monitoring. Learn more about how to offer cloud email archiving as a key part of your service portfolio.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

LogicNow

Automating IT Configuration Controls with Oracle Enterprise Manager Configuration Change Console
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how to define, track and enforce IT policies; automate IT compliance processes; and reduce the effort and cost of managing business applications.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

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

Best Practices for Migrating to a New Service Desk Platform
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers guidelines and best practices for IT organizations that are in the midst of, or are planning a migration to a new service desk platform. Within, learn how you can effortlessly migrate your tickets, workflow, knowledge articles, and more.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Best Practices in Protecting the Technology Systems Revolutionizing Healthcare
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: With technology infiltrating every aspect of healthcare, traditional approaches to power protection no longer suffice. This paper introduces a new hospital power protection model that leverages technologies and best practices forged in the data center.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

BI for Small and Mid-sized Businesses
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This paper dispels some myths about BI in smaller companies and outlines the main options at your disposal.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009

LogiXML

Billing System Perspective: Convergence in Telecommunication
sponsored by Comarch Telecommunications
WHITE PAPER: To achieve all modern telecommunication requirements it was necessary to change service delivery architectures as well as billing systems architectures. This paper examines the a billing solution that delivers on all of today's service providers needs.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Comarch Telecommunications

Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Find out how creating a great service catalog can help prove the value of IT, and why many consider it fundamental.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

ServiceNow

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of TCO components and complexities, as well as cost analysis and business impacts that companies should consider when building a business case. This paper offers tips for assessing the total cost of ownership in delivering best practices through an in-house IT service delivery model.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Buyer's Guide: What Every Business Needs to Know When Selecting a Phone System
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide helps you choose the right phone system based on your overall business goals.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RingCentral

Can a Technology Service Provider Really Enable Your Business Success?
sponsored by All Covered
WHITE PAPER: Technology service providers address IT challenges by providing technical oversight, IT accountability and continuity within the infrastructure. Learn how partnering with a technology service provider can satisfy the IT needs of your business.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 28 Aug 2007

All Covered

Capturing the Potential of the Cloud 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss how cloud is helping enterprises, governments and industries around the globe meet their current challenges through key value drivers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Sep 2010

IBM

CDW Services: Unified Communications
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what CDW Corporation has to offer your organization in terms of unified communication solutions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Jan 2009

CDW Corporation

Challenges & Strategies for UK Annuity Providers
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white papers talks about the challenges facing the UK annuity market and the strategies that can be taken by the product providers to meet them. The paper also talks about how Wipro can partner with providers to tap the opportunities present in the marketplace.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Wipro Technologies

Cisco Global Cloud Index Q&A
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is a Q&A about the Cisco cloud index that will give you a full understanding of how it works and how you can use it to help you run your data center.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Traffic Visualization and Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how Cisco ONE's traffic visualization and control capability can help service providers visualize traffic end-to-end across the network and respond to unpredictable network capacity demands quickly, easily, and efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.
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LONG DISTANCE SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  telephone numbers with certain area codes reserved expressly for that purpose, such as 800, 888, or 877. People calling these numbers are not charged a long-distance toll. Instead, the recipient (subscriber) is charged a fixed monthly rate up to a certain number of hours of usage. Beyond the limit, an additional toll is imposed. OUT-WATS lines are, in effect, fixed-rate long-distance subscriptions.With most WATS lines, calling-zone restrictions apply. For example, it might not be possible to make or accept WATS calls to or from locations within the state where the subscriber is located, or to … 
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