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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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Cloud Computing in the Midmarket: Assessing the Options
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses strategies for midsize businesses to select and implement the most appropriate cloud deployment strategy for their organization that allows for an integration of business IT priorities.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

Cloud Unified Communications Need Contact Center Capabilities
sponsored by ThinkingPhones
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now to discover how a contact center can obtain the unified communications services it needs.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

ThinkingPhones

Conflicker Working Group - Lessons learned from Conflicker
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In November 2008, Conficker A, the first of five variants of the malware, rapidly began infecting computers which had failed to install a Microsoft patch released just weeks earlier. In late December 2008, Conficker B added new mechanisms for distribution including USB storage devices.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Cool Vendors in Infrastructure Services, 2015
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines five solution vendors that represent the diversity of new business models and approaches that are allowing enterprises to transform their IT environment and align with demands for increased digital capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

RES Software

CW 500 Club – how organisations are sharing IT services to beat the downturn
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Businesses, charities and local authorities are looking to cut their overheads by sharing their IT infrastructure, CIOs at Computer Weekly’s 500 Club heard last week.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+ Exclusive EquaTerra research: Taking the pulse of the European outsourcing market
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: EquaTerra is pleased to offer to Computer Weekly readers a custom, European focused edition of the results from its 2Q10 EquaTerra global business and information technology (IT) services Pulse survey.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: 500 Club case study: The Royal Mail approach to supplier relationship management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Your IT department and your suppliers are at loggerheads. There is a culture of one-upmanship and awkwardness on both sides. It’s not quite war, but its getting there. What do you do?
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca Report: Telecoms re-invention – death of the traditional telco
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The communications provider landscape is evolving as the demand for data—in fixed locations and on the move—outstrips the still growing demand for voice communications.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca report: The perfect storm: time to review client computing strategies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: For many years, server-based computing has been seen as a means of, at best, providing those within highly task-based environments with a controlled desktop environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Delivering IT as a Service With a Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains what ITaaS actually is, as well as the opportunities and challenges it delivers.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware, Inc.

Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for MS Private Cloud Fast Track
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this solution brief to discover a flexible reference architecture designed for simple, scalable Microsoft Private Cloud deployments.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Dell and Microsoft

Cloud Computing on a Smarter Planet
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The true promise of cloud isn’t just about advancing IT; it’s about reinventing business. Leading companies are unlocking the deeper potential of cloud as a way to manage not just their IT but also their businesses. They’re discovering that cloud can help them create new marketplaces, smarter business services and profitable new revenue streams.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

IBM

Cloud Computing to Drive High Performance
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the areas where companies can see improvement after implementing cloud computing and offers detailed guidance to help IT prepare for this new IT model.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives
sponsored by ISACA
WHITE PAPER: This paper clarifies what cloud computing is, identifies the services offered in the cloud, and also examines potential business benefits, risks, and assurance considerations. Read on to learn more about cloud computing from security, governance, and assuarance perspectives.
Posted: 10 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

ISACA

Cloud computing: A reality check and guide to risk mitigation
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a reality check on cloud computing from the perspective of an IT organisation.
Posted: 09 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

BlueCoat

Cloud Intelligent Network: Connect the World of Many Clouds
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how an intelligent network is the key to creating a successful cloud environment for your users.
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Collaboration to innovation: Leveraging Web 2.0 to Accelerate New Service Ideas
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended to provide service providers with IBM's point of view on the power of collaboration in a Web 2.0 environment and to introduce a new IBM solution that can help telecoms to use collaboration as a tool for enabling innovation.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 18 Jul 2007

IBM

Concurrent Computing for SCA Applications: Achieving Scalability in a Service-oriented Application Environment
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: The SCA specifications define a programming model for assembling software services in a service-oriented architecture that offers great flexibility and agility.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Rogue Wave Software

Consolidating Service Provider Points of Presence Using Virtualization to Optimize and Consolidate Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges that service providers are facing in the points of presence (POP), and presents the results of the NSP study quantifying the operational and capital savings possible through POP consolidation with virtualization. Read this white paper to learn how to improve the efficiency of POPs through virtualization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Consolidation: The Foundation For IT and Business Transformation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to consolidate legacy, redundant IT services to accelerate growth, cut costs and complexities, and more.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

ServiceNow

Core HR: The Foundation for Business Alignment
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This research brief examines the challenges facing HR, and details how to lay the technology foundation to support successful core HR service delivery.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

SuccessFactors

Cut Coding for Faster Service Desk Deployments
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn an alternative to legacy service management solutions that is fast to deploy, easy to configure, and can help your organization realize faster time to value and lower total cost of ownership, both immediately and in the long term.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Deliver Secure New Business Services
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores how you can deliver secure business services and improve customer experience.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Dell Client Migration and Deployment Services
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: While PC prices continue to fall, the total cost of using PCs remains high, when the cost of the deployment activities themselves is considered. To help companies optimize their PC deployment process, Dell has developed a series of offerings that can be used to simplify the deployment process and reduce the time needed to deploy PCs.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell ProSupport: Time is Money
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details and IT management partner that will help you by catering its services to your organization's needs.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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