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DEFINITION: Wake on LAN is a technology that allows a network professional to remotely power on a computer or to wake it up from sleep mode. By remotely triggering the computer to wake up and perform scheduled maintenance tasks, the technician does not have to physically visit each computer on the network. Wake on LAN works by sending a wake-up frame or packet to a client machine from a server machine that has  … 
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The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Does teleworking really work? How can a teleworker be as productive as an employee in the office? This white paper covers the advances in technology that make teleworking successful -- and provides solutions for challenges teleworkers may face.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Apr 2009

Polycom, Inc.

Seeing is Believing: The Value of Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are talking about the advantages of video conferencing. But what results can you expect? How much more productivity will you see? What does the boost to collaboration look like? Which business units benefit most? Get the answers here.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2007

Polycom, Inc.

Enabling Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways that organizations can create a strategy that embraces Web 2.0 technologies securely and enables a successful transition to Enterprise 2.0.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

How to Cut Overhead Costs Right Now: Connect Remote Workers, Using VPN Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Giving remote workers easy and secure access to your network with virtual private network (VPN) technology can result in big savings.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobilizing Field Forces on Smartphones
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This ABI Research white paper examines the use of smartphones as tools for mobile field workers as a replacement for rugged devices. Through interviews with multiple companies with we found that the TCO of owning smartphones was 14% - 85% less than rugged devices.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

BlackBerry

Planning for a Pandemic: Turning Office Workers into Mobile Workers for Business Continuity
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at some of the key issues facing enterprises that might need to turn office workers into mobile workers, rapidly and in large numbers.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

Fiberlink Communications

Mass-Market Broadband in High-Growth Markets
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights how important it is for telecom service providers to deliver broadband services beyond the profitable hotspots of advanced business users and high-income residential users to reach the mass market, as well as detailing a suggested solution.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Enabling the Profitable Evolution of Mobile Transport to All-IP
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: The mobile transport network is one of the key considerations for mobile service providers planning a network transformation. This paper outlines the challenges associated with transforming the mobile transport network and presents the Alcatel-Lucent approach to effective transformation.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Mobile Social Networking and the Next Generation of Handheld Devices
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how social networking and the next generation of handheld devices will improve business decision-making through efficient, unified communications and location awareness.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

BlackBerry

Streaming and Virtual Hosted Desktop Study
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what Intel IT found when they compared the impact on servers and the network for both streaming software and virtually hosted computing models.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel

Enabling Manageability with Intel Active Management Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Intel IT is implementing Intel Active Management Technology across the enterprise.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Accelerating the Next Phase of Virtualization
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, see how wide-area data services (WDS) is now having tremendous success in enabling server virtualization and remote site consolidation.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 31 Oct 2008

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Securely Enabling VoIP Remote Users
sponsored by Sipera Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the requirements for securely enabling VoIP remote users and why traditional data security products, such as IPSec VPNs, are not able to properly handle them.
Posted: 29 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Sipera Systems

Managing the Mobile Enterprise: A Guide for Creating Effective Enterprise Wireless Strategies
sponsored by Good Technology
WHITE PAPER: While planning for wireless access to enterprise information, IT managers must consider five key necessities. Read this white paper to find out the five key considerations.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 22 Feb 2008

Good Technology

The Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the added value (in terms of uptime and security) of out-of-band access and control tools for branch offices, and why out-of-band should be considered as a component of branch office networks.
Posted: 18 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Raritan Inc.

Remote Server Management for Small and Mid-sized Server Rooms and Data
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Remote-access KVM is a simple, but powerful idea. It provides a cost-effective way to manage data centers, server rooms and branch offices from wherever the IT resources reside.
Posted: 18 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Raritan Inc.

Managing the Mobile Enterprise: A Guide for Creative Effective Enterprise Wireless Strategies
sponsored by Palm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the five key requirements for choosing the right mobile solution provider, including delivering tangible ROI, flexible service and support and enterprise-class security.
Posted: 20 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Palm, Inc.

Your Questions Answered: A Practical Guide to VOIP for Small to Medium Business
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides the critical questions to ask before implementing a VoIP system.
Posted: 06 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Avaya Inc.

Secure Optimized Data Protection for Remote Offices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect remote office data while simplifying backup and recovery tasks. Be better prepared for and recover more easily from equipment failure, virus attack or accidental loss of vital files.
Posted: 24 Apr 2006 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

Symantec Corporation

The Role of Remote Management in Assuring IT Infrastructure Uptime
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of remote management in ensuring IT infrastructure uptime and provides an in-depth explanation of the advantages and disadvantages of in-band tools, the operational advantages of remote management, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2006 | Published: 15 Mar 2006

Raritan Inc.
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REMOTE COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  remote network management software installed. The Wake on LAN network adapter installed in the client receives the wake-up frame and turns on. The scheduled tasks then begin. To use Wake on LAN technology you need a Wake on LAN network adapter, Wake on LAN enabled motherboard, and remote management software:The Wake on LAN network adapter continually monitors the network looking for wake-up frames. The adapter must have a constant power source in order to boot up, which is usually from a special power supply that delivers a certain amount of power continually. The Wake on LAN adapter also decodes … 
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