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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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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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UC And Collaboration Adoption By Business Leads To Real Benefits
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WHITE PAPER: In this paper, research shows that buyers are investing in a wide range of UC&C capabilities. The data shows that they derive real business value when deploying multiple capabilities based on the latest innovations in ways that meet both IT operational and line-of-business requirements.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

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Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
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WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines a smarter solution for high-density wireless networking that can scale to support thousands of simultaneous users and an ever-increasing range of wireless devices. Read on now to learn about the capabilities that make this solution a perfect fit for high-density environments.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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The Future of IT: A Customer First Approach
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a new approach IT has to take in treating its internal users like customers, focusing on and catering to their needs.
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Avaya Aura Communication Manager Survivability Simplified
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WHITE PAPER: The Avaya Aura product line offers many opportunities for communications to survive failures of the IP network or the Avaya equipment. Here, we will focus on the Communication Manager Survivability explanation, implementation, verification, "good to know facts," and troubleshooting commands.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2013

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CIO Insights: How ERP Drives Manufacturing Transformation
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WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how ERP and other technologies are impacting the manufacturing sector and the function of IT. Inside, learn about the CIO's new role as a transformative business leader, and discover how the right ERP tool drives success.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Top Unified Communications Trends For Midsize Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some top trends in UC for midsized businesses and outlines what these organizations are doing to further support workplace mobility and BYOD.
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What’s New in IP Office 9.0
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a simple, powerful collaboration solution for midsized companies that offers increased scale, flexible deployment options, and simplified management to help your organization achieve productivity levels akin to large-scale organizations.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

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Tools, Tips & Resources for Sharing Ideas, Leading Teams & Getting Things Done
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 4 key principles behind successful collaboration: With the right tools, leaders, and specific goals, your team could be underway to enabling business productivity and partnerships.
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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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