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DEFINITION: The Internet, sometimes called simply"the Net," is a worldwide system of computer networks - a network of networks in which users at any one computer can, if they have permission, get information from any other computer (and sometimes talk directly to users at other computers). It was conceived by the Advanced Research Projects Agency(ARPA) of the U.S. government in 1969 and was first known as the  … 
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Making the Move from Legacy AAA Platforms to Policy Management
sponsored by Aruba Networks
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

Aruba Networks

The Time to Optimize ERP is Now
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Find out what new ways to meet demand CIOS and application and operations teams are considering in order to facilitate growth, agility and maintain compliance during a time of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Automic

Cloud computing and security: It’s all about automation
sponsored by CloudPassage
EGUIDE: An API-driven strategy could streamline cloud security and improve security overall. Read how in this expert e-Guide.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

CloudPassage

Gartner: How CIOs should prepare for optimising IT in the digital economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: Gartner analyst Michael Smith argues that CIOs should adopt a dual approach to supporting the enterprise's transformation to the digital economy.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era
sponsored by MapR Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the data engineering challenges brought on by IoE, as well as suggestions for companies to increase their skills and capabilities.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

MapR Technologies

Healthcare Giant Accelerates into Future of Wireless
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Cisco deployed solutions for high-bandwidth and high-density wireless locations within a hospital system with 14,800 employees, a massive campus, and 10,000 devices accessing the network at any given time.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Use Case: Secure Internet Access for 71,000 Australian Students
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a use case involving an Australian educational in need of a centralized, scalable solution in order to distribute materials to 45,000 users per day in safe, easily accessible manner.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Websense, Inc.

Use Case: Scaling a University's Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a use case in which a major research university needed to upgrade its intrusion detection system (IDS) to secure 30,000 users and monitor tens of gigabits of internet traffic each second.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gigamon

What Is Ethernet-Dedicated Internet?
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide answers a number of questions about Ethernet DIA, a continuous, high-bandwidth method for enterprises to connect their LANs with the public internet and streamline the performance of their WAN.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Cox Communications, Inc.

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

Dundee Precious Metals Innovates with Fast IT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: Find out how fast IT and harnessing the idea of "the Internet of everything" can help you expand your business.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 12 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Devices Are Coming! How the "Internet of Things" Will Affect IT
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative report provides insight into what others are (or aren't) doing to prepare for the invasion of internet-connected devices in the workplace, as well as the changes that your enterprise should anticipate in the coming years.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cox Communications, Inc.

NSA insiders reveal what went wrong
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBRIEF: Former NSA employees explain how the agency missed vital intelligence on 9/11, broke the US constitution through mass surveillance against US citizens, and wasted billions of dollars on technology.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Get the Low Down on Transferring Files With Desktop Transfer Client
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a desktop file transfer solution that only requires Internet connection and offers increased flexibility in file sharing without added costs.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

GlobalScape

Air Transport Industry Insights 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from SITA looks at the impact of business intelligence on airlines and airports.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Secure internet routing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assesses whether Resource Public Key Infrastructure can provide a framework for effective security.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Presentation: City & Guilds unified communication stragey
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Ian Turfrey, IT director at City & Guilds, explains how unified communications technology has transformed the qualifications awarding body in this presentation .
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

The Digital Enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Not every business is a digital business, but every business must become digital, writes Karl-Heinz Streibich in this book extract.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Inspiring disruption: Tech Trends 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in depth study from Deloitte assesses the top 10 business technology trends in 2014 ranging from the role of the CIO to the impact pf wearable technology.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Apps Revolution
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from CSC describes the Apps rEvolution: an evolution in technology that is creating revolutionary business and personal change.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly Special Report: Fujitsu
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 11 page special report updated for 2014 gives you the facts on  Fujitsu its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Accenture Technology Vision 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The Accenture Technology Vision 2014 identifies six technology trends that are enabling enterprises to push the boundaries of innovation.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation
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INTERNET DEFINITION (continued): …  ARPANet. The original aim was to create a network that would allow users of a research computer at one university to be able to "talk to" research computers at other universities. A side benefit of ARPANet's design was that, because messages could be routed or rerouted in more than one direction, the network could continue to function even if parts of it were destroyed in the event of a military attack or other disaster.Today, the Internet is a public, cooperative, and self-sustainingfacility accessible to hundreds of millions of people worldwide.Physically, the Internet uses a portion of the … 
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