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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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Ajax at Adobe with Dreamweaver CS4, Adobe AIR and More
sponsored by Adobe Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: Hear Kevin Hoyt, platform evangelist at Adobe, discuss building Ajax apps using the latest version of Dreamweaver CS4 and extending apps outside the browswer with Adobe AIR.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Premiered: 09 Feb 2009

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Small Business Firewall Software Vs. Hardware Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small business firewall software and hardware firewalls are the methods used to protect computers against hacker attacks and other Internet threats.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Human Energy Crisis: Technology's Role In Supporting Field Workforce, Hourly And High-Volume Hiring Needs
sponsored by Taleo
WHITE PAPER: For all the advances in the technology over the last 20 years, the process of hiring hourly workers has remained fairly static.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Taleo

Sourcing in a Time of Scarcity: The Evolution of Social Networking as an Aid to Hiring
sponsored by Taleo
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the promise held by social networking by offering people with common interests a place to gather and share contacts, opinions, experiences, and increasingly, job opportunities.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Taleo

Migration to DOCSIS 3.0
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Factors driving cable operators toward deployment of DOCSIS 3.0, new features, channel bonding and multicast services, and migration scenarios to DOCSIS 3.0, are addressed.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Vista SP1: What You Need to Know before You Deploy
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The release of Windows Vista SP1 enables customers to take advantage of improvements that Microsoft and its partners have developed. It's a continuation of Microsoft and its partners' drive to provide the best experience possible.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

User's Guide to Office 2007 - No Need to Wait, Deploy It Now
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: It seems we're always dragged kicking and screaming into the newest operating system, programs, or hardware systems. Office 2007 is quite an initial adjustment yet it is one the most functional products from Microsoft in a while.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Virtual Criminology Report Cybercrime versus Cyberlaw
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Global cybercrime has a significant impact on businesses and consumers across the globe. Read this whitepaper for a discussion on the extent to which cyberlaw is keeping up with the crimes being committed, and bring to justice the perpetrators of c...
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

How Does Ping Really Work?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this paper is to resolve any lingering questions you may have about ping and to take your understanding to the next level.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

The One-to-One Future: Are We There Yet?
sponsored by Infor CRM
WHITE PAPER: The need for one-to-one marketing has never been more urgent. This white paper shows how three core strategies must be deployed in order to address current and future business challenges, and to continue the journey toward the one-to-one future.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

Infor CRM

How (and Why) to Get Going with Windows Vista Adoption
sponsored by Microsoft
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: There is a lot of misinformation about Windows Vista in a managed IT environment. This article is intended to clear up misperceptions and provide an honest and frank assessment of the challenges and benefits of Windows Vista for IT professionals.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Microsoft

Email Marketing Goes Social
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to get tips about how to best implement a successful social email marketing campaign.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Silverpop Systems Inc.

Contact Centers for Dummies
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
BOOK: This guide provides a high-level approach to the different methodologies with lots of information not only on running contact centers, but also on implementing technology in contact centers in a profitable way.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Avaya Inc.

Web Security Solutions
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways to implement industry-leading URL filtering with extensive security capabilities that continuously watch the organization's assets for malicious activity and prevent them from being used in fraudulent attacks.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Websense, Inc.

The Essential Guide to Protecting Essential Information
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Read this whitepaper to learn how your organization can implement threat protection and powerful policy-based control over sensitive data and remain safe and productive while using the internet to its full potential.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Websense, Inc.

Case Study: Bellevue School District
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how the Bellevue School District dramatically improved their web security and productivity by extending their security policy management and administrator controls to additional IT staff members.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Websense, Inc.

IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force® 2008 Mid-Year Trend Statistics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the implications, so you can enhance information security for the rest of 2008 and beyond.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

Solving the Distributed Data Problem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies need to reevaluate traditional methods of protecting branch office and PC data such as tape backups and other localized do-it-yourself solutions. Read this white paper to learn about remote on-demand services.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

Web 2.0 for the Enterprise: Setting the Foundation for Success
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Bringing Web 2.0 to the enterprise is more than just the latest technology; it's about changing the traditional business model and tapping into the creativity, intellect, and passion of every single employee.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Woods Gain Advanced Web Filtering Technology with Bloxx
sponsored by Bloxx, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The Bloxx Web filtering appliance with Tru-View Technology combines the best of traditional methods with its patented language analysis and intelligent identification techniques, providing three levels of protection.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Published: 30 Sep 2008

Bloxx, Inc.

Productivity, Internet Abuse, and How to Improve One by Eliminating the Other
sponsored by Bloxx, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the effect of Internet abuse on employee productivity, which is huge and not fully appreciated.
Posted: 05 Sep 2008 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

Bloxx, Inc.

Protecting Essential Information: Securing the Foundation of the Internet Business Platform
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's threats use Web 2.0 to integrate daily operations which has changed the requirements for web security, email security and data loss prevention. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Websense, Inc.

Welcome to Your Internet Future - Mobile Broadband Brought to You by WiMAX
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: WiMAX is a new way of subscribing to mobile Internet access through a wireless connection, direct to your service provider, it gives you reliable, convenient broadband access on the go, for real-time information and entertainment.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Intel Corporation

Comparing MPLS and Internet Links for Delivering VoIP Services
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents a real-world field study that concludes the availability and call quality of VoIP over Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is comparable to that of VoIP over the public Internet.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Inc.

Preparing the Enterprise for a Pandemic
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article suggests that enterprises need to look externally as much as internally to understand the impact a pandemic might have, and to prepare an appropriate response.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Avaya 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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