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DEFINITION: Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) refers to satellite television (TV) systems in which the subscribers, or end users, receive signals directly from geostationary satellites. Signals are broadcast in digital format at microwave frequencies. DBS is the descendant of direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services.A DBS subscriber installation consists of a dish antenna two to three feet (60 to 90 centimeters)  … 
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2015 Report: Profiling Infrastructure Leaders
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This report, based on findings from a December 2014 through January 2015 survey, examines who can be considered the leaders, mainstream players and laggards in modern digital asset management by taking a close look at the most successful (and least successful) management practices. Learn where today's organizations stand.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

2015 Report: Profiling Infrastructure Leaders
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This report, based on findings from a December 2014 through January 2015 survey, examines who can be considered the leaders, mainstream players and laggards in modern digital asset management by taking a close look at the most successful (and least successful) management practices. Learn where today's organisations stand.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

2015 Technology and Talent Development Report: The IT Manager View
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many IT managers are reporting a shortage in skilled job candidates. It's clear that there's never been a better time to get the inside edge on how you can propel your IT career, or break into the IT industry. Get your free copy of the 2015 Technology and Talent Development Report: The IT Manager view now to learn more.
Posted: 18 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

5 Fundamentals of Sound Cloud Services Design
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the 5 fundamentals of sound cloud services design to make your way toward continual service improvement.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Business Phone System
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the five mistakes these businesses make – and how to avoid them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


5 Reasons Every MSP Should Sell SaaS Data Protection
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives five reasons why MSPs need to take advantage of the growing need for SaaS environment data protection.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

5 Reasons to Buy – Not Build – Backup Capabilities
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover five reasons why buying backup may be a better idea than building your own, and how you can take the first steps in purchasing a reliable backup solution for your clients.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

5 Super Powers To Look for When Evaluating DRaaS Providers
sponsored by Assuritive
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines and examines the five most indispensable attributes to look for when assessing DRaaS solutions. Read on here to learn how to evaluate using 5 criteria.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015


5 Ways Great MSP's Automate Business
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can give you essential insight into achieving efficiency in your MSP business by outlining the five services that the most successful MSPs automate.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

Solarwinds N-able

A Seven-Way Comparison of the HCM Suite 'Big Three'
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: When selecting an HCM vendor, you must consider capabilities like geographic presence, extensibility, and ease of use for managers. This report explores 7 categories of HCM differentiation to help HR and IT project teams choose the best platform for their needs.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ITIL® concepts of accountability, boundaries, and consistency (the ABCs) and discover how ITIL helps establish, manage, and maintain the ABCs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Advance the Fight Against Cyber Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to protecting yourself from advanced attacks, you can't always do it alone. This white paper discusses the benefits of adopting security services and gives advice on how to best take advantage of them.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Agile Network Management: Boost Productivity with Automation
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reveals how one solution can automate network administration tasks, saving your company money and allowing IT professionals to spend more time on bigger issues. Read more to learn how you can boost security, accountability, compliance and productivity with one simple solution.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015


3 Bad Mistakes that will Sabotage Your ITSM Program
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide covers three crucial mistakes you must avoid for IT service management implementation and details how one company made ITSM fun.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014


3 Tough Questions to Ask Your ICT Support Provider to Ensure Its Services Match Your Needs
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews 3 tough questions to ask your IT services provider to ensure that they are meeting your organizational needs.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Dimension Data

6 Keys to Expand Your Revenue Opportunities through Data Management
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how Datto ALTO can expand an MSP's customer base and revenue growth with a BDR that addresses the unique needs of small business, from features to price.  Read this paper to learn the 6 keys to expand your business with untapped small business market.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Datto, Inc.

A Buyer's Guide to IP PBX Options
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the three alternative approaches to choosing the right IP-based telephony system and the key considerations you should consider to fulfill your critical business requirements.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007


A Future in Content(ion): Can Telecom Providers Win a Share of the Digital Content Market?
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: A future in content(ion): Can telecom providers win a share of the digital content market? High growth in digital content offers significant opportunities for telecommunications providers. Find out more by downloading this IBM white paper.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Line of Business

A SaaS-First Approach to Application Porfolio Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the virtues of SaaS for business operations and where the technology is headed.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

A Virtualization Roadmap from Dell and Intel
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is more than a technology. It is a way of thinking about problems that allow us to go beyond the physical limitations nor­mally associated with entire classes of hardware, from servers to storage. Attaining the maximum benefits of virtualization, however, requires a plan and constant monitoring to ensure peak performance.
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc.

ABI Research: Mobilize Enterprise Office Communications NOW with 4G
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Ready to integrate 4G into your wireless communications strategy? 4G technologies operate on licensed spectrum allowing greater control over spectrum use and access. 4G also provides capacity and speed similar to Wi-Fi to enable demanding applications.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011


Accelerate Your Data Processing in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services and RightScale
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: In this Webinar, we show you how to improve your processing of real time financial analytics with RightScale and AWS. We show a live demonstration of how a hedge fund would run a scalable grid application environment that is automated, resilient to errors, and auditable.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2010, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)


Accelerating Carrier Ethernet Revenue through Service Differentiation
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this video to discover how to accelerate carrier Ethernet revenue through service differentiation.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 05 Dec 2011

InfoVista Corporation

Achieving Actionable Insights from IT Operations Big Data
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: IT operations faces a data deluge, at the same time as they're trying to keep up with a higher demand for service and a shrinking response window for when things go wrong. But with analytics for IT operations, you can turn terabytes of monitoring data into actionable insights that allow IT to take a proactive approach to application performance.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 20 Nov 2013


Alcatel Intelligent Mobile Redirect: One Device, One Number, Any Where
sponsored by Alcatel
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Alcatel's Intelligent Mobile Redirect (IMR) Solution is a flexible, fully open, fixedmobile convergence solution that ensures users are reachable on one device, one number, anywhere.
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

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DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE DEFINITION (continued): …  in diameter, a conventional TV set, a signal converter placed next to the TV set, and a length of coaxial cable between the dish and the converter. The dish intercepts microwave signals directly from the satellite. The converter produces output that can be viewed on the TV receiver.A number of companies provide DBS and DTH service throughout the world. In the United States, DirecTV and EchoStar are the main vendors. Both of these corporations also provide satellite Internet service, which can be purchased for a monthly fee in addition to, or instead of, DBS TV service. In Canada, StarChoice and … 
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