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ALSO CALLED: Remote Authentication, Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service Protocol
DEFINITION: Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) is a client/server protocol and software that enables remote access servers to communicate with a central server to authenticate dial-in users and authorize their access to the requested system or service. RADIUS allows a company to maintain user profiles in a central database that all remote servers can share. It provides better security, allowing  … 
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The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are remotely connected, including key definitions and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

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TIBCO ActiveMatrix BPM Digitalize! Don’t Just Automate
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Too Relaxed About Stress Testing
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Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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Top 10 Measurement and Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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When Retention Schedules Shouldn't Live Up to their Name
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand how retention schedules have unintentionally misled companies into keeping unneeded data. Learn why taking the leap to get rid of excess information is a solid way to govern it, lessen risk, and save money.
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VOIP Infrastructure for the Evolving Enterprise: How to Control Costs, Mitigate Risk, and Ensure Service Levels in an Ever-Changing Network Environment
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What Enterprises Should Do About IPv6 in 2011
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WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to provide enterprises with guidance, based on a three- to five-year outlook, on how IPv6 should be included in their network design, planning, and operations starting today. The intended audience is enterprise network administrators.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Wireless LANs Standards: Where Are We Now?
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Not all standards are created equal. Some are technically elegant but achieve little market adoption. Others are broadly deployed.
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2006

Burton Group
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RADIUS PROTOCOL DEFINITION (continued): … Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) is a client/server protocol and software that enables remote access servers to communicate with a central server to authenticate dial-in users and authorize their access to the requested system or service. RADIUS allows a company to maintain user profiles in a central database that all remote servers can share. It provides better security, allowing a company to set up a policy that can be applied at a single administered network point. Having a central service also means that it's easier to track usage for billing and for keeping network statistics. Created by Livingston (now owned by Lucent), RADIUS is a de facto industry standard used by a number of network product companies and is a proposed IETF standard.
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