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ALSO CALLED: MDS, SMDS, Multi-Megabit Data Services
DEFINITION: SMDS (Switched Multimegabit Data Service) is a public, packet-switched service aimed at enterprises that need to exchange large amounts of data with other enterprises over the wide-area network on a nonconstant or "bursty" basis. SMDS provides an architecture for this kind of data exchange and a set of services. In general, SMDS extends the performance and efficiencies of a company's local area  … 
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10 Reasons Why Your IT Incidents Aren't Resolved Faster
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, one of the most important aspects of your recovery strategy is communication. Access this white paper to learn the top 10 reasons why your IT incidents are taking time to resolve and how improving your communication strategy helps prepare you to handle the unexpected.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

A Guide to Choosing the Right Technology for Your Team and Getting Buy-In from IT
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: How do you ensure that everyone in your organization has the right equipment to deliver what's best for the organization? Download this instructive guide to learn to choose the right technology for your team, be servicing their device demands and accommodating the methods in which they work.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell India

A Shift to Remote IT Services Alleviates Support and Help Desk Headaches
sponsored by LogMeIn Rescue
WHITE PAPER: This infographic identifies the diverse demands of the end user, as well as the multifaceted world of modern computing, and how you can manage these challenges through remote IT support services.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

LogMeIn Rescue

A Shift to Remote IT Services Alleviates Support and Help Desk Headaches
sponsored by LogMeIn Rescue
WHITE PAPER: This infographic identifies the diverse demands of the end user, as well as the multifaceted world of modern computing, and how you can manage these challenges through remote IT support services.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

LogMeIn Rescue

ABCs of ITIL®
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ITIL® concepts of accountability, boundaries, and consistency (the ABCs) and discover how ITIL helps establish, manage, and maintain the ABCs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Accelerating your competitive advantage with data center modernization
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper expands upon the key beneficial outcomes of a modernized data center infrastructure as well as the four main areas business executives and IT leaders should focus on when looking for the best return on limited IT investment resources.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ansible In Depth: A Playbook for Complex IT Orchestration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper an in-depth overview of IT configuration management, deployment, and orchestration tool Ansible, accessible for all skill levels and purpose-built for easily deploying workloads to public and on premise clouds.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Automated Deployment of Docker Hosts on Bare-metal Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Delve into this paper to discover how to deploy Docker hosts and execute containerized apps on bare-metal infrastructure. Designed for IT architects, admins, and DevOps developers, you'll receive a step-by-step walkthrough of the deployment process, best practices for configuration management, and more.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

3 Tough Questions to Ask Your ICT Support Provider to Ensure Its Services Match Your Needs
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews 3 tough questions to ask your IT services provider to ensure that they are meeting your organizational needs.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Dimension Data

5 steps to aligning IT to the needs of your organization
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to uncover the five steps you can take to align your IT to the needs of your organization. Inside, uncover how to develop a vision, leverage cloud to facilitate alignment, and much more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

5 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program
sponsored by Spigit
WHITE PAPER: What exactly does it take to create sustainable innovation program, driving impactful results to both the business side and IT? Learn how to implement a successful crowdsourced innovation program with the 5 methods outlined in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

Spigit

6 Keys to Expand Your Revenue Opportunities through Data Management
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how Datto ALTO can expand an MSP's customer base and revenue growth with a BDR that addresses the unique needs of small business, from features to price.  Read this paper to learn the 6 keys to expand your business with untapped small business market.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Datto, Inc.

A Better Way to Manage Desktops: HP Workplace Management Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises need to give employees a full, flexible and configurable managed desktop environment to meet diverse business requirements and user productivity needs. Find out how HP can help.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

A Business Risk Approach to IT Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn best practices for assessing overall effectiveness in today's highly distributed organizations and how to manage IT risks. Also discover the role a centralized IT governance system can play in realizing your IT governance strategy.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

IBM

A Buyer's Guide to IP PBX Options
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the three alternative approaches to choosing the right IP-based telephony system and the key considerations you should consider to fulfill your critical business requirements.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

A Future in Content(ion): Can Telecom Providers Win a Share of the Digital Content Market?
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: A future in content(ion): Can telecom providers win a share of the digital content market? High growth in digital content offers significant opportunities for telecommunications providers. Find out more by downloading this IBM white paper.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Line of Business

A Practical Guide to WiMAX Antennas: MIMO and Beamforming Technical Overview
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how WiMAX compares to conventional wireless network design and the user benefits of multi-antenna implementations.
Posted: 15 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Motorola, Inc.

A SaaS-First Approach to Application Porfolio Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the virtues of SaaS for business operations and where the technology is headed.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

A Virtualization Roadmap from Dell and Intel
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is more than a technology. It is a way of thinking about problems that allow us to go beyond the physical limitations nor­mally associated with entire classes of hardware, from servers to storage. Attaining the maximum benefits of virtualization, however, requires a plan and constant monitoring to ensure peak performance.
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc.

ABI Research: Mobilize Enterprise Office Communications NOW with 4G
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Ready to integrate 4G into your wireless communications strategy? 4G technologies operate on licensed spectrum allowing greater control over spectrum use and access. 4G also provides capacity and speed similar to Wi-Fi to enable demanding applications.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sprint

Accelerate IT Infrastructure Management for Better Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the keys to successful infrastructure management for your server and network devices. Access this paper to discover how to create better business value using outsourcing, managed, and cloud services, as well as evaluate your in-house handling of infrastructure management.
Posted: 31 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

IBM

Accelerated Transactions, Increased Security a Bullseye for Dart Transit Company, Trading Partners
sponsored by EXTOL International, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief white paper to learn how Dart Transit Company implemented an electronic data interchange strategy (EDI) that offers faster, more secure data transactions for their trading partner interactions, and more effective automation tools to manage the business integration process.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

EXTOL International, Inc.

All Clouds are Not Created Equal: A Logical Approach to Cloud Adoption in Your Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You've decided to make the leap to the cloud, but with so many different configurations offered by multiple providers representing different degrees of benefits and risks, how do you even begin to determine the approach that will best suit your organisation's unique needs? Read this white paper to find guidance to help you make sense of the cloud.
Posted: 31 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

IBM

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains ASG's unique, automated solution for discovery and dependency mapping for change and configuration management.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Automating IT Configuration Controls with Oracle Enterprise Manager Configuration Change Console
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how to define, track and enforce IT policies; automate IT compliance processes; and reduce the effort and cost of managing business applications.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation
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SWITCHED MULTI-MEGABIT DATA SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  network (LANs) over a wide area on a switched, as-needed basis.SMDS is connectionless, meaning that there is no need to set up a connection through thenetwork before sending data. This provides bandwidth on demand for the "bursty" datatransmission typically found on LANs.SMDS packets contain up to 7168 bytes of data, which is large enough to accept the most common LAN packets. Each packet includes the source address and the destination address and is sent separately from other packets.Each enterprise using SMDS is assigned from one to sixteen unique SMDS addresses, depending on needs. An address … 
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