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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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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


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


Financial Services Industry: 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year. Access now for insight into the current threat landscape for the financial services industry and offers solutions that can help you better protect your organization overall.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Using Static Source Code Analysis to Develop Secure Embedded Software
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to embedded software, it's critical to address the root causes of security issues rather than just the symptoms of the problem. This white paper explains how static analysis tools can simplify and automate code review to eliminate mistakes before they become integrated into the code base.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Programming Research

DigiWorld Yearbook
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RESEARCH CONTENT: IDATE's DigiWorld Yearbook provides an annual analysis of the recent developments shaping the telecoms, internet and media markets, identifying major global trends and scenarios.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

Reimagine: IT in a Digital and Networked Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: The cloud, mobile, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are major catalysts for IT growth. Access this infographic and learn how to leverage these technologies by reimagining IT.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015


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

Database Management Designed for the Web, Mobile and Internet of Things Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) helps enable you to buy into a data management Service Level Agreement (SLA) instead of buying into a database technology, simplifying app development and delivery. Read this white paper to find out all the ways DBaaS can benefit your organization.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 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

4 Reasons You Need a High Performance ADC
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic points out 4 reasons why you need a high performance ADC for your business.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

A10 Networks

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

Earn your CISSP certification now!
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RESOURCE: Prepare to reap the benefits of CISSP certification with the help of our step-by-step guide to passing the exam. Just take 5 minutes to complete this survey and receive direct access to our comprehensive e-guide.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Real-Time Protection to Reduce Risk for Financial Institutions and Banking Customers
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


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

Extending Functionality with Microsoft Azure APIs and IoT Devices
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about two key features of Microsoft Azure. First, explore APIs that can optimize your cloud apps' functionality. Then, learn about the forthcoming IoT suite that can help you prepare for the rapidly approaching future of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016


Do Your Employees Have the Freedom to Roam? CW Mobility E-Zine: January 2016
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EZINE: In this issue of CW Europe, you will take an in-depth look at the major mobile roaming charge concern that is set to impact people across 28 European Union member states. Read on to see if the end of roaming charges will lead to more enterprises adopting video conferencing services.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Manufacturers Turn to the Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how investing in the right CRM solution can help you grow your IoT approach, as well as support your customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016


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


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

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

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
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 Website Security Solutions

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.
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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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