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DEFINITION: A backbone is a larger transmission line that carries data gathered from smaller lines that interconnect with it. 1) At the local level, a backbone is a line or set of lines that local area networks connect to for a wide area network connection or within a local area network to span distances efficiently (for example, between buildings).2) On the Internet or other wide area network, a backbone  … 
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Transformation Everywhere: Are You Ready for A New Style of Business?
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Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

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Ethernet vs. T1S for Internet Access
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the differences between Ethernet dedicated internet access and T1 dedicated Ethernet access to help you understand which will be more flexible and cost-effective within your enterprise.
Posted: 01 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

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IPV6 Transition – Why the rush ?
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ANALYST BRIEF: This report from Ovum warns that enterprises need to recognise that they will need to move to IPv6, even if they have IPv4 addresses available. They should treat IPv6 like any other disaster recovery plan.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

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United Health Centers Partner with Comcast to Provide Superior Patient Care and Increase Operational Efficiency
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CASE STUDY: Discover the networking solution a non-profit health services organization put in place to help them provide superior patient care and increase operational efficiency without increasing costs.
Posted: 01 Mar 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

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CW Buyer's Guide: IPV6 Migration
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Case Study: Storebrand Choose API Software to Secure Communications
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6 Risks Enterprises Face with a Fractured CCI Road Map
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BACKBONE NETWORKS DEFINITION (continued): … A backbone is a larger transmission line that carries data gathered from smaller lines that interconnect with it. 1) At the local level, a backbone is a line or set of lines that local area networks connect to for a wide area network connection or within a local area network to span distances efficiently (for example, between buildings).2) On the Internet or other wide area network, a backbone is a set of paths that local or regional networks connect to for long-distance interconnection. The connection points are known as network nodes or telecommunication data switching exchanges (DSEs).
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