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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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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

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: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Ansible Tower in the Software Development Lifecycle
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the benefits Ansible Tower offers in the software development lifecycle (SDLC), and take advantage of its flexibility to embed it in existing tools and processes. Read on to centralize your infrastructure and SDLC management with a platform that will enable self-service and improve automated testing.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Best Practices Guide to IT Service Management
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at some of the top challenges that IT service managers face today and offers strategies for overcoming them. Learn how to achieve complete service cost transparency, faster service management, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Burning Dollars: Top Five Trends in US Telecom Spending
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Find the top 5 trends in US telecom spending, including statistics concerning the effect of mobile devices and consumerization of IT on telecom operations.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Dimension Data

Buyer's Guide: IT Service Support Management Tools
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner resource compares leading IT service support management vendors, evaluating the pros and cons of each option. Read on to determine which vendor fits your organization's needs.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

ServiceNow

CIOs: 3 IT Imperatives to Transform the Enterprise
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents key insights from a recent CIO leadership forum in which senior IT leaders shared strategies for IT innovation. Learn the 3 imperatives that these leaders used to transform their enterprise.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

ServiceNow

City University London Policy Challenge Report: Removing barriers to government using SME IT suppliers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The present need to radically cut public expenditure provides a once in a generation opportunity to transform the efficiency of the public sector. In order to achieve this, the public sector needs to radically change its current business processes to achieve greater efficiency.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

Best Practices for Migrating to a New Service Desk Platform
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers guidelines and best practices for IT organizations that are in the midst of, or are planning a migration to a new service desk platform. Within, learn how you can effortlessly migrate your tickets, workflow, knowledge articles, and more.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Best Practices in Protecting the Technology Systems Revolutionizing Healthcare
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: With technology infiltrating every aspect of healthcare, traditional approaches to power protection no longer suffice. This paper introduces a new hospital power protection model that leverages technologies and best practices forged in the data center.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

BI for Small and Mid-sized Businesses
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This paper dispels some myths about BI in smaller companies and outlines the main options at your disposal.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009

LogiXML

Billing System Perspective: Convergence in Telecommunication
sponsored by Comarch Telecommunications
WHITE PAPER: To achieve all modern telecommunication requirements it was necessary to change service delivery architectures as well as billing systems architectures. This paper examines the a billing solution that delivers on all of today's service providers needs.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Comarch Telecommunications

Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Find out how creating a great service catalog can help prove the value of IT, and why many consider it fundamental.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

ServiceNow

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of TCO components and complexities, as well as cost analysis and business impacts that companies should consider when building a business case. This paper offers tips for assessing the total cost of ownership in delivering best practices through an in-house IT service delivery model.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Building Your Business Case for Managed File Transfer
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the benefits of managed file transfers and how to build an effective business case for implementation.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

OpenText

Can a Technology Service Provider Really Enable Your Business Success?
sponsored by All Covered
WHITE PAPER: Technology service providers address IT challenges by providing technical oversight, IT accountability and continuity within the infrastructure. Learn how partnering with a technology service provider can satisfy the IT needs of your business.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 28 Aug 2007

All Covered

Capturing the Potential of the Cloud 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss how cloud is helping enterprises, governments and industries around the globe meet their current challenges through key value drivers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Sep 2010

IBM

Challenges & Strategies for UK Annuity Providers
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white papers talks about the challenges facing the UK annuity market and the strategies that can be taken by the product providers to meet them. The paper also talks about how Wipro can partner with providers to tap the opportunities present in the marketplace.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Wipro Technologies

Cisco Global Cloud Index Q&A
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is a Q&A about the Cisco cloud index that will give you a full understanding of how it works and how you can use it to help you run your data center.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Traffic Visualization and Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how Cisco ONE's traffic visualization and control capability can help service providers visualize traffic end-to-end across the network and respond to unpredictable network capacity demands quickly, easily, and efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, 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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