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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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Internet Performance for Dummies
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EBOOK: This e-book is an ideal cornerstone document for building out your understanding of internet performance issues which affect your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015


Three Reasons To Augment APM/NPM Tools With Internet Performance Management Solutions
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at common performance management challenges and provides three key reasons to add internet performance management to your network controls.
Posted: 06 Oct 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015


Mass Adoption of the Internet of Things Will Create New Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises
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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
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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 & 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

The Internet of Things: A Primer for the Curious
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WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn what the Internet of Things means, some key vertical markets where it can affect the most short-term change, the impact on existing networks, and much more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

A Practical Guide to the Internet of Things
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EBOOK: Networked devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) offer a plethora of information for manufacturers, and this information can lead to improvements in the maintenance of machines and many other aspects of an organization.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015


The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
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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

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

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
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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

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions
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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


NSA insiders reveal what went wrong
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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
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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
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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

Inspiring disruption: Tech Trends 2014
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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

Apps Revolution
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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

Computer Weekly Special Report: Fujitsu
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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

Accenture Technology Vision 2014
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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

Global Risks 2014
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Cybercrime and the potential fragmentation of the internet are among the most serious risks  facing businesses and governments in 2014, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

CW500:Future Gazing 2020 (II)
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PRESENTATION: Professor Victor Newman, author, advisory board member and mentor at Social Innovation Lab Kent (Silk), gives his take on the future of the IT department in 2020.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

The Finer Points of Embedded Software and IoT
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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
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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

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
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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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