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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.
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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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How to Meet the Growing Demands on IT: Four Steps Along the Path
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WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, gain critical insights into a new "service broker" model of IT operations that can provide end users with faster service, enable IT teams to undertake more strategic projects, and allow management to see more clearly IT's business contributions.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

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Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
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WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
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Secure Access to Sensitive Data on the Move
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Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 21 Oct 2014

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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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The 451 Group: What keeps the enterprise collaboration sector up at night? It's Citrix.
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Get Ready for Unified Communications!
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WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores a 5 step plan for smooth, effective implementation of your newly acquired unified communications platform.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

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Top Unified Communications Trends for Midsize Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper summarizes research from Forrester regarding current usage trends and perceptions of unified communications among midsize organizations around the world.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 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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