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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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Reimagining Business with Cloud Platforms for the Internet of Things
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: The opportunities presented by the IoT are tremendous. Access this white paper to learn which capabilities can help you take advantage.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015


Identity as a Revenue Generator: Getting Started with Customer-Focused Identity Management
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: There's identity management, and then there's customer-focused identity management. Access this white paper to learn the difference, and how the latter can bring you benefits from your cloud, mobility, and IoT initiatives.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


The Identity of Things (IDoT): Access Management (IAM) Reference Architecture for the Internet Of Things (IoT)
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to apply identity services based on the underlying device architecture, as well as the native protocols and standards being used. Access now and discover which features play a significant role in applying identity services.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


Streaming Analytics and the Internet of Things
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the data being generated from user devices, and the benefits and challenges the IoT brings. Discover a suite of capabilities with the potential to cut through the complications of the IoT.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 27 May 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Making "Things" Secure: Towards a Safer Internet of Things
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses different IoT applications and exposes how important security and reliability is when putting together an IoT system. Access now to see the top 10 vulnerabilities of IoT applications, including insecure network services, insufficient security configurability, and inefficient authentication, and learn how you can resolve them.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2015

Symantec Corporation

Readying your Infrastructure for the Internet of Things
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover how the IoT will impact our daily lives moving forward. Read on to learn how early adopters of IoT technology have seen benefits like enhanced customer service and improved use of field assets and devise a strategy to reap similar benefits in your organization.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

F5 Networks

How to Capitalize on Asia's Private and Open Data
sponsored by O'Reilly Media
WHITE PAPER: Access this eye-opening report to explore the business benefits of tapping into the big data markets of expanding Asian economies. Plus, find the questions that will get you started on initiating these lucrative big data opportunities.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 23 Oct 2015

O'Reilly Media

Mass Adoption of the Internet of Things Will Create New Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises
sponsored by Covisint
WHITE PAPER: In this report, top analysts reveal details on the adoption and direction of IoT. Read on and discover how IT leaders can develop successful IoT strategies and deliver value across the enterprise with this technology.
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Boosting E-Commerce Revenue with a Website Leveraging a Technology Stack
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
WHITE PAPER: Agilent, a market leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemicals switched to an entirely new platform when its dated e-commerce website no longer functioned properly. This white paper describes the benefits of the platform Agilent chose, including 99.9% uptime.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Oracle, in association with Intel

Computer Weekly – 1 September 2015: Wearable Technology Proves its Worth on the Front Line
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at business applications for wearable technology. With hands-free police and military pilot projects already under way, wearable technology is set to make its mark in the enterprise in the near future.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

A Practical Guide to the Internet of Things
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In this expert e-book, learn how to make the most of networked devices and the Internet of Things in the context of manufacturing. Additionally, learn how to address security concerns and how different security requirements can determine the ways you engage with IoT.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015


The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Gartner: How CIOs should prepare for optimising IT in the digital economy
sponsored by
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

Will Resource Public Key Infrastructure Settle Security Concerns?
sponsored by
RESOURCE: Concerns are being raised over the reliability and security of current internet routing systems as the internet continues to expand. In this exclusive guide, dive into an expert analysis of the newly released Resource Public Key Infrastructure, tips on how to protect against false origin attacks and path manipulation, and more!
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

NSA insiders reveal what went wrong
sponsored by
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

Air Transport Industry Insights 2014
sponsored by
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

Secure internet routing
sponsored by
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

Presentation: City & Guilds unified communication stragey
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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

The Digital Enterprise
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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

Internet of Things (IoT) Reports and Videos
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource portal to find a rich collection of Internet of Things (IoT) reports and videos revealing the technological, economic, and social impacts of the hyper-connected economy.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015


The Finer Points of Embedded Software and IoT
sponsored by
EBOOK: IoT development projects must have fewer mistakes than other projects, and developers working with embedded systems and the cloud need to be educated on security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Computer Weekly – 10 March 2015: A world of mobile possibilities
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we report from Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobility event, on the latest innovations in mobile technology. Is the outsourcing industry set to cut thousands of jobs because of increasing IT automation? And we take an in-depth look at Google Container Engine. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

Are You Ready for the Future of IT?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Everything is here: More people, processes, data and things are connecting. Learn why you should embrace this new model.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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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