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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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Manufacturers Turn to Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming. By 2020, experts expect the IoT to make 28 billion connections to the Internet. This white paper explores how investing in the right CRM solution can help manufacturers further enhance their IoT strategies, as well as support their customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

Expanding the Use of SAP for IoT, Big Data, and ERP Functions
sponsored by SAP
EGUIDE: Learn what experts are saying about SAP's positioning in the IoT market, and what that means for your current ERP and big data infrastructure. You'll also discover ways SAP S/4HANA has transitioned from financials to other core ERP functions.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 04 Jul 2016

SAP

Internet of Things: Enterprise Risks, Platform Options to Consider
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
EGUIDE: The Internet of Things (IoT) increases the number of security risks businesses face, becoming a backdoor for attackers into the enterprise. Discover 7 key security risks associated with IoT and how to manage them. Plus learn how robust cloud platforms will allow IoT to reach its potential.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

How to Get Your Enterprise IoT Initiative Started: Five Steps for Architecting and Operations
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Successful IoT initiatives require thorough preparation, planning and executive business support—considering the challenges IoT necessities in the adoption process. Discover 5 recommendations for getting an IoT initiative off the ground, as well as expert advice on building connectivity with IoT platform services, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

WHY DO-IT-YOURSELF IN IOT LEADS TO FAILURE: Connecting Products Is a Business (Not a Technology) Problem
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 common failures of DIY IoT, and how to eliminate the need for DIY altogether.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

A Comprehensive Guide to Enterprise IoT Project Success
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Whether you're just starting to learn about the Internet of Things (IoT) or you're well into your assessment of how this paradigm shift will impact your organization, this e-guide can help by providing valuable insights into the current state of IoT platforms and examples of how the IoT is affecting business processes now.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

Computer Weekly – 31 May 2016: The rise of machine intelligence
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at how machine intelligence is becoming increasingly commoditised – and what it means for enterprise IT. After Three's takeover of O2 was blocked, we look at the future for the UK's mobile operators. And we find out about attempts to address some of the fundamental flaws of the internet. Read the issue now.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

What CIOs Need to Know About IoT and Security Risks
sponsored by MASERGY
ANALYST REPORT: Businesses that already have IoT initiatives have seen increased revenue around 16% last year in the areas of business affected by the effort, according to a recent study. Still, as enticing as these prospects are the question that CIOs must ask are: How secure are IoT sensors and networks?
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

MASERGY

Build a better wide area network with Managed Software-Defined WAN from Verizon
sponsored by Verizon
VIDEO: Flexibility, speed and performance are the three pillars of a dynamic WAN. Watch this 2 minute video to learn about a managed SD-WAN service that provides all three and more.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Premiered: 26 Feb 2016

Verizon

The Digital Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Trends in mobility, IoT, BYOD, cloud-based computing and more are changing the way that business is done. This poses a lot of network and security issues. Access this resource to explore four steps that will guide you through this evolutionary phase and into a digital workplace.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

Internet Dedicated with Express Connect Solutions Brief
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: To stay competitive, your Internet connection needs to be fast, secure and keep you connected at all times. Any downtime at all means a loss of business. Read on to learn about an Internet connection service that delivers options to get you connected and keep you there quickly, securely and reliably.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Verizon

Give your connections a boost.
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Never before has there been a greater need for performance-based solutions that offer the support for today's IP applications. Access this fact sheet to see how you can realize agile Internet connections that provide the speed your business needs.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Verizon

Expanding Your Network Reach with High Bandwidth and Cost Efficient Connectivity
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: With so many options, it is easy to forget about cost-effective Ethernet technology. The fact is that it's one of today's fastest-growing access technologies to an IP VPN or the Internet. This resource highlights how Ethernet is utilized and explores several key features.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Verizon

The Evolution of Wireless Business Continuity
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to avoid expensive outages and downtime that drastically impact your reputation by formulating a business continuity plan with first-class connectivity. Learn how to take advantage of the expanding IoT to back up your business-critical data, devices, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Accelerated Concepts

Secure Your Mobile Devices, Data and Apps
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to assess your existing security policies, giving you advice on potential weaknesses and best practices to strengthen your mobile security. Get better peace of mind with policies that keep data, devices and apps secure no matter where your workforce roams.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Embracing Mobility and the IoT
sponsored by Aruba Networks
RESOURCE: This overview takes a closer look at the network challenges associated with the new mobile-cloud model that many enterprises are moving toward to embrace the digital workplace, mobile workforces and IoT connected devices.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Aruba Networks

Make Your Business Matter in an Agile World
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This infographic invites you to reimagine your business model, decisions, and processes. Learn ways you can connect your business with the Internet of Things, gain real-time insight from any device on any data, and much more.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

SAP

Why extending Your VPN to the cloud will bring better performance and security
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As more applications get delivered through cloud models, IT must ensure maximum performance and availability. Why should you look to extend the capabilities of a VPN that is already in place? Learn the benefits of VPN-based connectivity for the cloud inside.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

AT&T

The Internet of Things: Marketing’s Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll uncover an analytics approach that addresses the challenges of IoT-driven marketing. Learn now about ways you can make decisions regarding customers with significant events by using IoT data as it occurs.
Posted: 10 Apr 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

SAS

Taking IoT to the Edge With the Analytics of Things
sponsored by SAS
WEBCAST: The IoT is not about embedding software into devices and then walking away. It's about evaluating the data deriving from objects, finding patterns, and extracting value to make more strategic business decisions. This resource uncovers strategies for better leveraging the IoT with an analytics-first approach.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2015

SAS

Analyst Insight: IoT Analytics in Practice
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Research analysts conducted deep qualitative interviews with three organizations that invested significant time and resources into their own IoT analytics initiatives. Access now to uncover key themes and lessons learned from your peers.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

SAS

Using the CyrusOne IX for Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Effective DR strategies rely on highly connected data centers. Discover in this white paper how to situate your large-scale production environments within Web-scale carrier-neutral data centers, therefore maintaining the highest DR reliability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

CyrusOne

The Azure IoT Suite: Connect, Analyse, Integrate
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Learn how Microsoft has been busy building Azure into an internet of things (IoT) platform to serve companies with connected devices. Explore the key features and challenges of this technology, and discover use cases that can provide you with better connectivity, analytics capabilities, and ease of integration.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Microsoft

Exploring Multi-Cloud Deployment Model Adoption and IoT Migration
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: In this two-part expert e-guide, learn from various IT leaders about the recent rise in multi-cloud deployment acceptance—and why this makes sense given the ways organizations are leveraging cloud resources today. In part two, uncover 10 factors to consider when migrating forward from "old-school" SCADA systems to SCADA plus IoT deployments.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Intel

How the Internet of Things Is Blurring the Line between Consumer and Industrial Technology
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: According to Harbor Research, there will be some 36 billion connected devices by 2020. But how and where will these devices come online? Explore how the Internet of Things will blur the line between consumer and industrial technology with upcoming trends like virtual reality, wearables, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM
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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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