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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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IT Service Management Blueprint: Accelerate Service Delivery with Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Access this e-book to explore how automating service delivery processes transforms ITSM into a modern, reliable experience that will help you reclaim lost productivity. Plus, uncover useful service automation best practices.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

ServiceNow

IT Service Management Blueprint: No-Fear Legacy ITSM Migrations
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how to implement modern, cloud-based ITSM easily and cost-effectively. Discover migration best practices that will help you accelerate your most important services with automation, streamline delivery, create consumer-like service experiences, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

ServiceNow

IT Stress Test: Diagnosing Your Service Management Problems
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a quick and easy interactive stress test to help you diagnose the causes of your biggest IT headaches. Take the test now to learn how can proactively improve your organization rather than simply fix what's broken.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

ServiceNow

IT Without Boundaries: Choosing Between Conventional or Agile IT?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Why should you have to choose between conventional and agile IT? News just in: you don't have to anymore. This white paper explains how organizations can operate more efficiently and become more agile at the same time. Access this research to see how you can balance conventional and agile IT.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Red Hat

ITIL® 2015 and Beyond: Six Trends Driving the Increased Importance of the Service Desk
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a snapshot of challenges for IT service and support and explains why the Service Desk is now more critical than ever.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

ITSM Economic Impact Study
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the impacts of one IT service management (ITSM) option and how it can help your organization prevent outages that could lead to loss of revenue and productivity.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

ServiceNow

Legacy ITSM Systems Leave Businesses in the Lurch
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why legacy ITSM systems aren't able to meet today's challenges. Learn how obsolete service management systems are preventing you from being able to allocate more of the IT budget toward innovative projects, harness the talents of the millennial workforce, and more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

ServiceNow

Migrate to SIP with Confidence
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It's important to enable reliability and security for conversations with customers, colleagues and partners in order to ensure clear and concise communication across all platforms. Download this infographic to learn how SIP can help you optimize your voice communication network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure: Empower Businesses with Heightened Productivity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 10 of the most important IT priorities, focusing on the impact of big data, hybrid clouds, mobility, and security. Discover how to break away from static infrastructures and siloed data in order to keep up with the management demands of increasingly complex apps.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

MSPs: Improve Your Performance with the Right Software
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a suite of software essential for an effective MSP.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

IT Service Assurance: Achieve proactive IT operations
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of a command center in helping companies monitor and manage individual technologies and explains why a service-oriented approach is essential.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Excellence
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the relationship between service management and performance. Discover the key attributes of service excellence and the results you can achieve by implementing a lifecycle-based approach.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Management Case Study: Making The Transition From On Premises To SaaS With BMC
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study covers a company that took their outdated ITSM tools and used SaaS to improve their organization.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

BMC Software

IT Service Management: Lay the foundation for reliable IT operations and support
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: As companies strive to improve performance, they typically encounter several challenges along the way. This white paper describes a few of these obstacles and explains why a service-oriented, lifecycle-based approach to management is essential.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

Keep Users Happy by Integrating IT Operations and IT Support
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need to bridge the gap between sides of an IT staff and how it can help a business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

BMC Software, Inc.

Key Points When Considering a Videoconferencing Platform/Manufacturer
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: There are key points to consider when looking for a videoconferencing system. As independent Telecommunications and IT consultants, what we do is to evaluate various products and systems. Check out this paper to learn more about what to should consider when selecting a videoconferencing system, including cost, technology, features, and service. 
Posted: 08 Mar 2011 | Published: 08 Mar 2011

LifeSize

Learning to Compete: IT's Next Transformation
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how IT leaders can compete for the business of their stakeholders. Read now to learn how to look, act and deliver IT services in the same manner as the providers competing for your internal customers.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 13 Mar 2013

EMC

Leveraging Mobility to Drive Productivity and Provide a Superior IT Service Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details six ways to introduce mobility into IT service management.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Managed Mobility Services: Reduce Your Risk and Improve Productivity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how HP Managed Mobility Services can help your organisation manage secure access to applications and data, and let users store, sync and share files anytime, anywhere, from any mobile device.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Mass Personalization: How relevance engines are revolutionizing mass communications
sponsored by xMatters, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mass personalization eliminates the need to send the same message en masse at the same time. By reducing communication “noise,” mass personalization enables recipients to focus on what’s relevant to them at the moment that it matters. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

xMatters, Inc.

Meeting the Exploding Demand for New IT Services
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details how IT must shift in the face of new technology trends in order to keep their end-users productive and happy.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

BMC Software, Inc.

Mobile Apps for Field Service: Proven Strategies from Roll-Out to ROI
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how organizations can proactively manage their customer relationships and deliver superior customer service – all by implementing mobile and cloud tools for their field representatives.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

Kony

Mobilizing I.T. Support to Achieve Efficiency, Speed, and Effectiveness
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To survive in today's economy, your IT organization will face increasing pressure to do more with less and work from anywhere at anytime. Imagine how much more productive your service desk personnel could be if they were able to periodically manage and respond to issues from the field, rather than having to check in at their desktops.
Posted: 26 Jan 2010 | Published: 26 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Modern Infrastructure 2013 Seminar
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an upcoming event that will teach you how to take back control of your data center.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

Modernizing IT: Strategies for Improving Service Quality and Reducing IT Costs
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Working harder simply won't get you there. No matter how many people you allocate, sinking more labor into old IT practices cannot concurrently meet rising demands on IT and cut costs. Read about cost-effective, automated ways to meet this challenge head-on in our latest article, “Strategies for Modernizing IT, Reducing Costs, and..”
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.
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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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