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ALSO CALLED: Service Edge Routers, Edge Routers, Network Routers
DEFINITION: A term used in asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) networks, an edge router is a device that routes data packets between one or more local area networks (LANs) and an ATM backbone network, whether a campus network or a wide area network (WAN). An edge router is an example of an edge device and is sometimes referred to as a boundary router. An edge router is sometimes contrasted with a core router, which  … 
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Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how VMware NSX changes the way that you build, manage, and secure your network.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
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

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are locally connected, containing definitions of key terms and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Network Address Translation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the process of changing the identity of a private host to a legal public host, known as Network Address Translation (NAT), and provides network engineers with a foundational understanding of how to design, implement, and troubleshoot NAT.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Access Control Lists
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how to design, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Access Control Lists (ACLs), which is a requirement for all network engineers working within a Cisco network.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Critical Concepts of the 200-120 CCNA Routing and Switching Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the major concepts covered on the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching exam as of spring 2013.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

The Four Elements of EIGRP
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: EIGRP has been used successfully for many years by enterprises of all sizes, using mostly Cisco devices. It converges as fast as any other internal gateway protocol and provides features that facilitate design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Download this resource to learn more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Why Do Techies Tell Me to Ping a Website?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ping commands and flags, and how those flags vary from one operating system to another. With a better understanding of ping, organizations and home users can easily troubleshoot a network.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Ensuring you Get the Best Call Quality Available
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 5 major factors that affects call quality, and offers a solution for these issues to ensure a top quality call experience.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

RingCentral

Gorillas on Your List – A Diversified OEM Environment Can Lower Your Risk
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the value of breaking free from a single original equipment manufacturer and diversifying the commodities in your data center.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Dimension Data

Unclutter Your Data Center With Consolidated Log Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a consolidated logging system to avoid the risks that may occur in a complex IT environment, and feel confident in running a reliable and secure virtual data center.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

VMware, Inc.

Scan and Send Critical Documents With the Push of a Button
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a scanning and routing solution that makes capturing and sending your critical documents as easy as pushing a button. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Different Take on Software Defined Networks
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: Get a different take on software defined networks, who they help, the benefits you can achieve from deploying one, and key tips for utilizing one within your organization.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Enterasys

New ShoreTel IP Telephony Solution a Hole in One for Tiger Woods Foundation Headquarters and Learning Center
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization replaced their legacy PBX-based telephone system with an IP telephony system which helped increase flexibility, mobility, and productivity.
Posted: 08 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

ScanSource & ShoreTel

Nimsoft for Cisco VoIP Monitoring
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s successful VoIP deployments require incessant network availability and 360 degree transparency of the infrastructure. Read this paper to learn how to achieve this requirement by proactively monitoring end-to-end performance of all VoIP components for improved quality of service and problem diagnosis.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Nimsoft, Inc.

The Future of Business-Critical Networking
sponsored by Cavalier
WHITE PAPER: Your network must deliver non-stop services to support business operations and be highly scalable to support future growth. It must also address multiple communications needs cost-effectively and flexibly. The communications network must meet the demands of a dynamic business-critical environment. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 20 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

Cavalier

VPLS: The Switched Ethernet
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Virtual Private LAN Service is evolving into the next "in" technology. AT&T defines it as any-to-any Ethernet that can be either metro or long haul. VPLS allows enterprises to scale bandwidth and is a good fit for customers who require meshed connectivity and want to control and manage routing.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

AT&T Corp

The MPLS Network: A Future-Proof Engine for Voice-Data Convergence
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Voice and data on a single wire is an exciting network development. MPLS technology, which enables voice and data to be transported together on wide area networks (WANs), has matured to provide a platform for almost unimaginable communications and cloud computing possibilities. Learn more about MPLS by reading this white paper.
Posted: 26 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

MegaPath Inc.

Optimizing the Business of IT
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: New functionality in BIG-IP v10--such as resource provisioning and route domains--coupled with existing administrative domain capabilities enables IT to virtualize application delivery functions across departments. Sharing the investment in a unified application delivery solution across business constituents increases the return on investment.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

F5 Networks

Security Bloopers: Five Common Mistakes
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals often question whether they have adequately protected their company's network. In the rush of the workday, what could you have missed? This document explains how to avoid five common mistakes to protect your network.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Road to 100G Networking
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the requirement for 100G technologies and introduces fundamental underlying technologies that enable the support of 100G.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Ciena

Switching Essentials: An Introduction to Network Switching
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we will address the basics of this Layer 2 technology and help you get your network switch up and running. For our examples, we will use Cisco's 2950 switch.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Router Essentials
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Build a basic foundation of knowledge about routers, the devices that allow you to move packets between networks, by reading this white paper.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Building a Small Office Network: Getting Started
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Building a small office network means starting with a foundation of switches and routers. The following guide will help you understand the difference between switches and routers and develop a clear vision for what your network foundation needs.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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ROUTERS DEFINITION (continued): … A term used in asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) networks, an edge router is a device that routes data packets between one or more local area networks (LANs) and an ATM backbone network, whether a campus network or a wide area network (WAN). An edge router is an example of an edge device and is sometimes referred to as a boundary router. An edge router is sometimes contrasted with a core router, which forwards packets to computer hosts within a network (but not between networks).
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