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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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Moving to the Cloud? How A Managed Services Provider Can Help
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert resource to learn how a managed services provider can help you on your move to the cloud. You'll get insight into how managed service providers can help you with product selection, scalability, and shifting workloads to the cloud as well as ensuring cloud security.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Rackspace

New Methods to Improve your IT Service Management
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to improve your business processes and gain efficiency by addressing serveral questions regarding your ITSM practices.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


Open Group: FAIR -ISO/IEC 27005 Cookbook
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this document is to help the security practitioner responsible for their organization’s risk estimation function to utilize The Open Group Risk Management Frameworkin an ISO/IEC 27005 structured process.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Optimize Your Database Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's time to improve your database performance and meet your performance goals with confidence. Access this white paper to find out how to optimize your database performance and gain a faster time to market for your products along with better experiences for your customers.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Oracle Corporation

Orchestration For Modern IT: Helping IT Accelerate Business
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how orchestration can help manage the cloud and accelerate your business.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 May 2013

ServiceNow

Ovum: CIO trends for 2011
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The CIO needs to ensure that the IT function is in a position to help the organization benefit from opportunities that present themselves, creating a flexible IT environment that can exploit existing and emerging technologies to best advantage.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Recovery Performance-Based Pricing: An Innovation to Drive Business Growth
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores how service providers offer data protection in the marketplace and how they can adapt to data growth, BYOD and mobile workforces.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Asigra

Reimagining the Server to Deliver Better IT Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to learn about a cloud-ready, software-defined infrastructure that can help improve the way your IT department operates and can drastically improve the quality of services delivered. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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.

Network-aware, End-to-End Service Management
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper details an end to end service management solution that spans the entire infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Microsoft

Next Gen IT and the Cloud
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource examines how IT is losing control over the enterprise and the need for change in the world of IT, and explores how cloud-driven technology can help you more successfully manage IT services.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

ServiceNow

Optical Fiber Cabling for Data Communication –Test and Troubleshooting Quick-Reference Guide
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This booklet reviews best practices for test and troubleshooting methods as well as the test tools to ensure that installed optical fiber cabling provides the transmission capability to reliably support LAN or enterprise network applications.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

Fluke Networks

Optimize Multi-vendor Voice and Data Networks for Service Quality, Responsiveness, and Cost of Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how CA Network and Voice Management solution improves the quality of service, reduces the impact of service disruptions and controls OPEX and CAPEX through better use of resources.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

CA Technologies.

Part the Clouds: Find the True Business Value
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: A company-wide journey to the cloud can be very complex and is accomplished in multiple stages, with many intermediate goals to meet. This white paper discusses how one provider offers the right hardware, software and services to smooth your transition and ensure an optimal cloud experience.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: ITaaS has transformed how businesses operate, making them more efficient and smarter.  Learn the eight things you can do as a CIO to accelerate the benefits of ITaaS in your workplace.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

Plantronics UC Toolkit Adoption FAQ
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: The Plantronics UC Toolkit, Adoption FAQ addresses the top questions IT organizations raise to help achieve maximum employee adoption of UC audio devices.  Included are responses to vital questions such as “How can I accelerate ongoing and increased adoption rates? How do I measure adoption success? What can I do to show success to management?”
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Plantronics

Plantronics UC Toolkit Planning Guidelines for Success
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: Communications in today’s enterprise are undergoing dramatic changes as a result of the convergence of computer and voice technologies. As an IT manager, you know that introducing UC audio devices such as headsets and speaker phones into your environment changes the way users communicate and work.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Plantronics

Pragmatic ITIL: Bridging the Gulf between Theory and Practice
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the consensus around the benefits of ITIL is virtually universal, ITIL initiatives run the gamut – both in terms of costs and benefits. Learn how your service management platform can play a huge role in the degree to which you realize the potential benefits of ITIL in your organization.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Prepaid Loyalty: Fact or Fiction?
sponsored by Amdocs Management LTD
WHITE PAPER: Achieving customer loyalty is a business goal shared by virtually every service provider. Prepaid subscribers present a greater challenge because the business model has no contracts or commitments. This paper examines the business and marketing strategies that service providers can deploy to create and build loyalty among prepaid customers.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

Amdocs Management LTD

Provider Backbone Transport
sponsored by Nortel Networks Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Nortel's Metro Ethernet solutions change this landscape by providing new alternatives for Metro networks that are based on Ethernet forwarding, simplicity and cost curves, without any loss of functionality.
Posted: 19 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Nortel Networks Corporation

Realizing integrated interconnected service chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore how multi-sourcing and the cloud are changing the role of IT, and how you can realize an integrated, dynamic service chain that benefits the whole enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Redefining Interpersonal Communication
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the way incumbent fixed, mobile or cable operators may leverage both IMS and existing assets, in order to respond to customer requirements for diversity and simplicity. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Removing the Barriers to IT Governance: How On-Demand Software Changes the Game
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: IT governance has a well-deserved reputation for being extremely complicated, expensive, and time-consuming. But today’s CEOs and governing boards expect accountability, strategic alignment, cost saving, and contributions to overall growth from IT departments, all of which can be facilitated by IT governance.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Innotas
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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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