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DEFINITION: xSP is a generic term for any kind of service provider on the Internet. The two main kinds of service provider are the Internet service provider (ISP), which provides users with connection to the Internet and sometimes offers hosting and other services, and the application service provider (ASP), which provides remote access to one or more computer applications.An application service provider may  … 
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Own a Simple Conversation: Where are you on the path to Unified Communications?
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you learn how you can evaluate and build an improved VoIP infrastructure which emphasizes optimization of your existing assets.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Research Reveals How 12 Managed Security Services Options Compare
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This analyst report evaluates 12 leading MSSPs' strengths, weaknesses, and capabilities, including offerings from IBM, Verizon, HP, Dell, Symantec, and other major players in the industry. View now to learn how these providers stack up on criteria including the following: threat intelligence, pricing, customer experience, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015


Service Providers’ Greatest New Growth Opportunity: Building Storage-as-a-Service Businesses
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of the market size for storage-as-a-service (STaaS) that describes the technologies and ecosystem that make STaaS viable. Providers can discover design best practices as well as an example involving a 10TB system deployed with no software license fees, which highlights the value and potential of STaaS.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016


Single Sign-on for Office 365,Microsoft Azure and On-Premises Environments
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to achieve a robust, hybrid infrastructure that allows users to seamlessly access their productivity apps — regardless of whether they are deployed on-premise or in the cloud. Additionally, learn why hybrid makes sense, common concerns and pitfalls of hybrid infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 29 Dec 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2015


Onboarding: Enhancing New Hire Clarity and Confidence
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource describes best practices for onboarding – the process of integrating new hires into the business environment – and offers insight to help you accelerate both role clarity and confidence for new employees.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Onboarding: The critical role of hiring managers
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how onboarding optimizes the value of new employees and describes evidence-based best practices that hiring managers should follow to fuel onboarding success.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Optimizing Datacenter and Cloud Performance: The TeamQuest Approach
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is becoming more common across organizations, but what are effective ways to help maximize what this application has to offer? Check out this IDC survey and learn how utilizing capacity management while moving to the cloud can help optimize your IT infrastructure to better meet business needs.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Oracle Escalates Mid-Market Competition
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle is aggressively recruiting partners that have expertise in specific industries and markets, and will work with them to define standard solution bundles, prices and implementation times that reflect SMBs' typical resource constraints, and lower risk tolerance compared to large enterprises.
Posted: 12 Feb 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2008

Oracle Corporation

Outsourcing Your Network – Lock, Stock, and Barrel or Bite-sized Chunks?
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the changing strategy for outsourcing ICT to a service planner. Organizations are now using a multi-or-selective sourcing model instead of an all-in-one approach.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Dimension Data

Overcoming Single Provider MPLS Limitations
sponsored by Virtela Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Frost & Sullivan reviews the limitations associated with taking a single-provider approach to MPLS networks and its impact on the enterprise. They then examine Virtela's Global Service Fabric multicarrier network approach and how it overcomes these limitations to provide a best-of-breed global MPLS network solution.
Posted: 23 Jul 2009 | Published: 22 Jul 2009

Virtela Communications, Inc.

Pay, Performance, and Productivity
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how you can use compensation to encourage high performance and ensure talent retention. Read on to learn how to design an effective compensation strategy, uncover the top five myths of compensation management, and more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


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

Quality Data - Fuel for Your CRM Engine
sponsored by Hoover's, Inc. A D&B Company
WHITE PAPER: A CRM system is only as good as the data within. Learn how a business information resource will help improve data relevancy, accuracy and timelines, which are directly correlated to client acquisition and retention.
Posted: 02 Jan 2007 | Published: 13 Feb 2006

Hoover's, Inc. A D&B Company

Quick Start Service for Cognos Disclosure Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to IBM Cognos Disclosure Management, a disclosure automation tool. Learn what you should take into consideration before beginning your first implementation so that you can maximize the potential of this technology.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Responding today, ready for the future: Maintaining advantage during the global economic downturn
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: In hard economic times, survival is often more top of mind than opportunity. But part of innovationis doing exactly that: turning paradigms on their heads, creating (or unearthing) opportunitiesregardless of external circumstances. Read this paper to learn more!
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010


Scalable and Intelligent Content Delivery for Fixed and Mobile Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are striving to deliver online video with efficiency and quality while still seeking ways to control both OpEx and CapEx and creating new revenue opportunities. Read this paper to learn about the efficient delivery of video and Web content services at lower cost and with a high quality end user experience.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Seagate: Driving Success through HCM
sponsored by Ramco Systems
WHITE PAPER: Seagate is the worldwide leader in storage solutions, offering the industry's broadest portfolio of hard disc drives. In order to maintain its market leadership, the company needed to centralize its HR services to manage its worldwide operations. View this resource to find out how they simplified HR and workforce management.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

Ramco Systems

Service Providers' Competitive Response: The Why and How of Network, Services and Business Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: The telecom market will transform into an IP-based world, where the strategy for growth has to take into account media and Internet convergence. This paper presents a strategy to succeed in today's environment and anticipate tomorrow...
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007


Seven quick tips managers can use to improve employee engagement
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This quick resource counts down seven tips to help you improve employee engagement.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


Simple-to-Use Endpoint Security: Proactive Solutions for Networkwide Platforms
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the looming threat horizon that is forcing companies to reexamine their endpoint security functions and discusses ESET’s solution for integrated security management that is built around its advanced heuristic technology.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 06 Feb 2009


Simplifying Network Security with a Single Source Provider
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at how, if done properly, reducing the number of security vendors or only selecting one vendor for multiple services is a great way for organizations to manage costs, obtain needed expertise, and expand security services.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

Six critical best practices to gain insight with Workforce Analytics
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down six HR best practices for using workforce analytics to deliver insights. Read on to learn how workforce analytics can help you hire the right talent, determine when to train or promote employees, and more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014


Smart Decision Making in the Era of New Financial Challenges
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why the Monte Carlo modeling method provides a beacon of financial sanity and reliability at time when consumer confidence is at an all-time low and managers face new levels of accountability and keen public scrutiny in their decision-making.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Smarter Lending: Returns come quickly when you increase agility, make better decisions and delight customers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges modern financial institutions face when seeking to implement a smart lending strategy. Inside, learn about the unique methods and approaches available to help overcome these hurdles.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

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XSP DEFINITION (continued): … xSP is a generic term for any kind of service provider on the Internet. The two main kinds of service provider are the Internet service provider (ISP), which provides users with connection to the Internet and sometimes offers hosting and other services, and the application service provider (ASP), which provides remote access to one or more computer applications.An application service provider may be one of these kinds of xSP:A storage service provider (SSP)A management service provider (MSP)A business service provider (BSP)A security application service provider (SASP)A wireless application service provider (WASP) And so forth
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