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DEFINITION: Network coding is a method of optimizing the flow of digital data in a network by transmitting digital evidence about messages. The "digital evidence" is, itself, a composite of two or more messages. When the bits of digital evidence arrive at the destination, the transmitted message is deduced rather than directly reassembled.The concept of network coding was first introduced by R. W. Yeung  … 
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Data Center Design Best Practices: Efficiencies Beyond Power and Cooling
sponsored by Legrand
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details five key elements that should be considered when designing today's data center. Learn these elements to help attain complete efficiency in your data center design.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Enabling Tomorrow's Connected Infrastructure for IoT
sponsored by Legrand
WHITE PAPER: With the Internet of Things (IoT) there are new and critical network infrastructure considerations to think about as you prepare for what's ahead. This white paper highlights important considerations for designing your infrastructure to support tomorrow's needs being driven by billions of IoT connected devices.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Economic Benefits of Virtualized Evolved Packet Core
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper presents key opportunities and challenges facing mobile network operators as they address a shifting competitive landscape brought on by network virtualization.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why Your Company’s CDN Needs To Be Paired With Managed DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the advantages of leveraging a dedicated service provider that specializes in DNS. It also describes the unique value an independent DNS service provider can bring to both single and multi-CDN environments.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Sep 2014


The Case Against Bundled DNS Services
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Poor DNS performance can lead to subpar user experiences and lost business. This whitepaper reviews the business advantages of using a dedicated DNS service provider for businesses that currently get their DNS services from an ISP, hosting provider, or domain name registrar.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015


5 Ways To Reduce Network Latency
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 ways to reduce network latency and ensure that customers are not kept waiting. By improving your DNS you can prevent 79% of from avoiding your website next time.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016


The Definitive Buyer's Guide for Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This essential guide demonstrates how to reduce your attack surface by making an informed decision on the right firewall for your business. To do so, discover the fundamentals of modern firewall technology, 10 critical business requirements your next firewall must address, and more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

The Packet Train Difference
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: Get an in-depth look at packet train dispersion technology and how it delivers an accurate measure of network performance. You'll learn key benefits of packet train dispersion analysis, how it works, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016


Network Management and Operational Efficiency Are Vital to Security
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make a NGFW work for your enterprise, both in the sense of security and the bottom line. Discover the intricacies of these firewalls, and what your enterprise might or might not need to manage one towards its potential.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016


ESG Report: An Economic Value Whitepaper for the VersaStack solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identify the value of an integrated infrastructure platform. Inside you'll learn about the specific financial benefits of implementing this pre-validated infrastructure stack, as opposed to more traditional component-based data center infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016


Branch Infrastructure That Powers the Hybrid WAN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why now is the time to transition to a hybrid WAN, and the infrastructure you need to sustain it. With growing complexity and security demands hounding the network, building a hybrid WAN offers administrators the opportunity to optimize for how workers will do business in the future – with mobility, cloud, and IoT.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Buying Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an in-depth explanation of the factors that compel organizations to look at next-generation solutions. This buyer's guide offers an analysis of the most important capabilities you should look for (and demand) from your network security gear, and will arm you with the information you need to be an educated buyer.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why Now Is the Time to Re-Architect the Enterprise Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals continue to embrace new technologies, but are they thinking about the infrastructure across which they're to delivering these technologies? Learn how to re-architect the enterprise network and data center infrastructure, in light of the momentum towards cloud, mobility, bandwidth-hungry apps, and advanced security threats.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Proactive Security and Reliability Testing for Communication Systems
sponsored by Synopsys
WHITE PAPER: Discover how networking vendors can proactively address reliability and security challenges. Learn how tools such as static analysis, fuzzing and software composition analysis can automatically identify risks and vulnerabilities in the system.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

Rethinking Network Architecture
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To meet the demands of application environments prevalent in today's data centers, IT leaders need to rethink their approach to network architecture. Access this white paper that explains the need for a new approach to network architectures and how you can enable a simple, open and smart data center.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

How a School District Swiftly Detects and Remediates Internal and External Threats
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the Council Rock School District approached their massive network security blind spot and reduced their threat reaction time from months to detect and resolve to mere minutes. Discover what did and what did not work for them, how they also improved their capacity planning, and more.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Outperform Your Expectations with Passive Optical LAN
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: Passive optical LAN (POL) technology eliminates the networking limitations of Traditional LAN. This resource offers a side by side comparison of POL and traditional LAN and details the key features of POL. Access now to learn about these features.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


Passive Optical LAN, Explained
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the key elements of an enterprise POL. Access now and discover why POL is an optimal enterprise network option for today's digital world.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


Managing Software-Defined Networks
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Network-heavy workloads place considerable stress on today's virtualized and cloud data centers. SDN technologies aim to reduce the bottlenecks that can precipitate at the network layer in such environments. Access this whitepaper that explores the benefits of incorporating network topology and traffic-matrix information in VM placement decisions.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Quantifying Business Benefits of NFV-Based Managed Enterprise Services
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are transforming their services and networks by using SDN and NFV. This white paper explains the benefits of the NFV-based managed enterprise services necessary to know for a successful transformation. Access now to learn about these benefits and a consulting service that can help build the business of a SDN and NFV network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016


SDN and NFV are Changing the Game
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Network operators are still struggling to meet performance, availability, and bandwidth demands, due to the inherent deficiencies of legacy platforms and technologies. Access this white paper to learn about how you can meet customer demands by implementing SDN and NFV for your business.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016


A 6-Step Guide to Getting Started with Network Automation
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a six-step guide to getting started with network automation. Read on to find an outline of the processes involved in planning for automation, how different areas of business can benefit, and how to ensure the tools and partners you've selected are the right ones.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016


The 11 EMM Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WHITE PAPER: Selecting the right partner for your enterprise mobile management (EMM) can be extremely difficult. An array of vendors exists that widely varies in both offerings and overall quality. Access this report that provides an evaluation of the 11 most significant EMM vendors (based on 25-criteria) to ensure you make the best decision.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

vmware airwatch

Enterprise Mobility: How Mobile Device Management Exploded to Include Devices, Apps and Content
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Today, nearly every enterprise works with mobile devices, but few know how to maximize their potential. So, how do you turn mobility into a valued asset? Access this white paper to learn about workplace mobility and how to successfully implement a unified mobile policy.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360
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NETWORK PERFORMANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  and Z. Zhang in 1999 as an alternative to routing. In a traditional packet-switched network, data flows in defined, discrete "pieces" from the source to the destination like corpuscles in the bloodstream. At the transmitting station, the outgoing message is broken into packets, each of which contains some of the message data intact. The packets do not necessarily all travel along the same route but they all eventually arrive at the same destination, where the receiving computer reassembles them into the original message. The main problem with this method is that when the overall network … 
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