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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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Grow your Business with a Scalable Network
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll learn about ideal networking strategies. Access now and discover how to leverage networking for business growth, and what to look for in networking technology.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Future-Proofing the Data Center: A New Architecture for Innovation and Investment Protection
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how carrier-class routers can help future-proof your data center infrastructure while improving application delivery, availability, and manageability.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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


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 Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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


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


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


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

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

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.

Understanding Power Factor, Crest Factor, and Surge Factor
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the technical terms of Power Factor, Crest Factor, and Surge Factor.
Posted: 06 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Schneider Electric

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details new intelligent infrastructure management system choices for secure data centers and network infrastructures.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Siemon Company

New Revenue Streams with MPLS Service Differentiation: Public Interoperability Event Test Plan and Results
sponsored by RAD Data Communications
WHITE PAPER: This interoperability event has been organized by the MPLS & Frame Relay Alliance and the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC), and hosted by Upperside.
Posted: 30 Mar 2005 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

RAD Data Communications
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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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