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ALSO CALLED: Internet Protocol Addresses, Internet Addresses, IP Numbers
DEFINITION: What is a static IP address/dynamic IP address? A static IP address is a number (in the form of a dotted quad) that is assigned to a computer by an Internet service provider (ISP) to be its permanent address on the Internet. Computers use IP addresses to locate and talk to each other on the Internet, much the same way people use phone numbers to locate and talk to one another on the telephone. When  … 
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The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are remotely connected, including key definitions and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are locally connected, containing definitions of key terms and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Network Address Translation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the process of changing the identity of a private host to a legal public host, known as Network Address Translation (NAT), and provides network engineers with a foundational understanding of how to design, implement, and troubleshoot NAT.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Subnetting an IP Address
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the process rules and helpful hints for learning to subnet an IPv4 address.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Binary and IP Address Basics of Subnetting
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the mathematics of binary numbering and IP address structure.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

What to Do When You Have an IP Address but No Internet Connection
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: When we have an IP address but can't connect to the Internet, we need basic troubleshooting skills to verify both connections and configuration. Download this resource to learn about the local network, parts of IP addressing, and DHCP basics for resolving these types of connectivity issues.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Best Practices for successful IP Address Management (IPAM)
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses several ways to develop a successful IPAM strategy.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Infoblox

The Path to Private Cloud: 6 Things You Need to Know
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for 6 valuable lessons on virtualization and the cloud. Explore a more scalable IP address management (IPAM) solution that bridges the gap between your data center and private cloud by offering increased agility to meet current and future demands.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

BlueCat

Designing IP Addresses for Large Networks
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Complex subnetting, VLSM, and IP address summarization can be implemented simply and efficiently with proper planning. Click through to explore why great care must be taken to complete the IP address planning process accurately to accommodate current needs and growth.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

Disaster Preparedness for Core Network Services
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will take a look at how failures can unexpectedly disrupt core network services and the applications that depend on them despite employing traditional approaches to providing redundant configurations. Read this white paper to learn how to minimize the effects of failures to ensure business continuity.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

IPv6 Addressing Plan Basics
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Creating an IPv6 addressing plan is one of the most important pre-adoption tasks you have. This white paper details the technical and business requirements of deploying IPv6 and also provides a sample plan. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Infoblox

DNS Firewalls and Defense Tactics
sponsored by Infoblox
EGUIDE: Gain an in-depth look at today's most popular domain name system (DNS) attacks and the defense tactics against them. In addition, uncover how a DNS firewall can help keep your organization safe.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

Infoblox

Government Could Miss IPv6 Deadline; Enterprises Make IPv6 Transition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Uncover why many government agencies risk missing the IPv6 transition deadline and how your enterprise stands to benefit by making the IPv6 transition in a timely manner.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 02 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

IPv6 Timeline: The Road to a New Protocol
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This IPv6 timeline lists the major milestones in the history of the protocol, describing how – and why – it became what it is today.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 02 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cisco Prime Network Registrar
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a solution that will help you simplify the management of IP addresses and ease your transition to IPv6.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

A Business Guide to MPLS IP VPN Migration: Five Critical Factors
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five critical factors for a successful migration to an MPLS IP VPN service in this whitepaper. Learn the evolving needs of today’s enterprise networks and uncover how an MPLS-based IP VPN can help you fulfill these wants and needs.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Key Considerations for MPLS IP-VPN Success
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits of an MPLS-based private IP network and learn how it can not only help you simplify network management and reduce costs, but also prioritize application, create and improve disaster recovery, and much more!
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

The Seven Deadly Traps of IPv6 Deployment - And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: The transition to IPv6 is unavoidable. How it will happen and the effects of it are the questions to ask now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Published: 25 Jan 2012

Infoblox

How Will the Change in Internet Addresses Affect Your Business?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: IP addresses are being nearly depleted due to the immense popularity of the internet and the need to have a unique IP address to identify each device using it. Running out of internet addresses would have disastrous effects.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Brocade

Presentation Transcript: Keeping Pace with Your Customer’s Needs Automating Activation and IP Address
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this presentation on simplifying IP management and service automation, creating a scalable, reliable solution for meeting your customer needs.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

IPv6 Transition Planning and Techniques for DNS and DHCP
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Tune into this webcast which addresses common issues and concerns related to the transition to IPv6 and customers will learn about the following with respect to DNS and DHCP.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 21, 2011, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Keeping Pace with Your Customer’s Needs Automating Activation and IP Address Management with Cisco Solutions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: This webcast looks at the issue of simplifying IP management and service automation, creating a scalable, reliable solution for meeting your customer needs. Learn how you can reduce delivery time and increase revenue.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Premiered: 07 Jul 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

IPv6 Enabling Your Web Environment
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the transition process from IPv4 to IPv6. Learn how to prepare Web servers, e-mail servers and supporting network, security and operations equipment, as well as which components you should IPv6-enable first.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

AT&T Corp

IPv4-to-IPv6 Transition and Co-Existence Strategies
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an overview of the main migration technologies that can be used to transition from an IPv4 network to an IPv4-IPv6 network, and suggests several strategies to implement that transition. It will also touch on application migration and provide some example migration scenarios and corresponding impact considerations.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

BT Diamond IP

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: Any network manager will tell you the importance of a fully documented network. This documentation should include all workstations, IP addresses, router configurations, firewall parameters, etc. But this documentation may fall short at the physical layer.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company
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IP ADDRESSES DEFINITION (continued): …  you want to visit whatis.com, your computer asks a domain name system (DNS) server (think telephone information operator) for the correct dotted quad number (think phone number) for whatis.com and your computer uses the answer it receives to connect to the whatis.com server.It would be simple if every computer that connects to the Internet could have its own static IP number, but when the Internet was first conceived, the architects didn't foresee the need for an unlimited number of IP addresses. Consequently, there are not enough IP numbers to go around. To get around that problem, many Internet … 
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