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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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WHITE PAPER: Learn about the engineering challenges brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE), and find out how you can prepare for them.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

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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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CW Buyer's Guide: IPV6 Migration
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This Computer Weekly Buyer's guide takes you through the steps you need to take to migrate to IPv6 and explains the potential impact on your business.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Feb 2012

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Making the Move from Legacy AAA Platforms to Policy Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the use of policy management in a mobile environment provides a simpler, more cost-effective method of ensuring that productivity isn't lost due to denied access.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

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The Essentials of Avaya System and Session Manager
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WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Avaya has come to the forefront in the SIP universe with the Avaya System and Session Manager platforms, which use the SIP protocol to create a central management and control platform for an enterprise communication structure.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

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The Interconnecting of Everything
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the Internet of Things is the Internet of the future, by powering billions of integrated devices and processes across industries and various locations around the world.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Solution Brief: End-to-End Service Management for Unified Communications
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WHITE PAPER: When deciding on a complex Unified Communications solution, it's important to choose one that will provide complete service management during new deployments and support for all ongoing operations throughout your company's communication system.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Video communications: Streamlining collaboration for midmarket enterprises
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at the increasing value of video communications for the midmarket enterprise, discussing the top five IT challenges organizations face today and how video communications can help you overcome them. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

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Find the UC Solution that Fits your Budget
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Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

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Collaboration Is the next Game Changer in Customer Service
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Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

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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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