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ALSO CALLED: Global Internet, Internet Systems
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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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.

Why Companies Fail: And the Information Imperatives to Help Ensure Survivability
sponsored by Kalido
WHITE PAPER: Companies are failing at an unprecedented rate. Read this paper to learn how Kalido's Active Information Management software can help companies accommodate the kinds of information required to stave off failure.
Posted: 04 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Kalido

The Business Value of Web 2.0 Technology
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: It's fast becoming a Web 2.0 world. Read this paper to learn how to take advantage of new technologies and tap into the collective knowledge of employees, customers, and influencers.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM

PocketClock/GPS
sponsored by Exaktime
HARDWARE LISTING: PocketClock/GPS is a portable, easy-to-use time and attendance tracking system that uses modern GPS technology to automatically record the exact location of workers when they clock in and out.
Posted: 15 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Exaktime

Retail Opportunities in a World of Extremes: Understanding Today's Teens and Boomers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM study focused on two groups – teens and boomers. It explores their lifestyles, values, and particular preferences and attitudes toward shopping. Read this paper to learn how retailers can better meet the needs of these two segments.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM

Voice over IP Networks: Ensuring Quality through Proactive Link Management
sponsored by Elfiq Networks
WHITE PAPER: Voice over IP (VoIP) networks offer clear advantages over traditional telephony technologies (PSTN) making it a choice that many organizations are making and migrating their systems to.
Posted: 08 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Elfiq Networks

Testing Embedded Systems: Do You Have the GuTs for It?
sponsored by IBM Software Group
NEWSLETTER: This article is a general introduction to the testing of embedded systems, and will be followed over the course of the year by more articles focusing on some of the topics discussed.
Posted: 14 Mar 2008 | Published: 24 Nov 2003

IBM Software Group

Solution Brief: Leveraging the Internet for Branch Office Connectivity
sponsored by BlueCoat
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Traditional WAN architectures will soon reach their limits in terms of their ability to provide fast, safe connectivity between all users and applications-wherever they are located.
Posted: 10 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlueCoat

Retail Website Performance- Consumer Reaction to a Poor Online Shopping Experience
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Retailers must understand that the online shopper segment is continually maturing and be mindful of how this evolution influences consumers' expectations.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Akamai Technologies

Highly Distributed Computing Is Key to Quality on the HD Web
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the basic requirements for delivering high-definition (HD) video via broadband and describes how Akamai, through highly distributed computing, is uniquely able to extend the Internet's capacity.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Akamai Technologies

Transform the Internet into a Business- Ready Application Delivery Platform for Enterprise SOA Based SAP Deployments
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: For today's enterprises, enterprise SOA based on SAP and the Internet provide a complementary and highly agile platform for rapidly extending the enterprise to reach customers, partners and employees in markets globally.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Akamai Technologies

The Importance of Delivering a Great Online Video Experience
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With the increased popularity of online video content, now is the time for publishers to experiment with online video as a new means of storytelling and offering an enhanced experience on their Web sites.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 11 Jul 2007

Akamai Technologies

Leveraging Virtualization Technology at Buy-Side Firms
sponsored by Eze Castle Integration
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization allows firms to increase IT resource utilization, scalability and flexibility, it also has implications for disaster recovery environments.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 25 Feb 2008

Eze Castle Integration

Top Five Security Issues for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses use the Internet and networked applications to reach new customers and serve their existing ones more effectively.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Extraordinary Failure of Anti-Virus Technology
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Anti-virus technology fails to prevent computers from virus infections. And because it fails, it inadvertently assists many security woes that plague the computer population.
Posted: 07 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Lumension

Taleo Research White Paper - Career Site 2.0: Taking the Lead in the War for Talent
sponsored by Taleo
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the next generation of corporate career websites, the candidate experience, and the opportunities to implement Web 2.0 features and functionality to gain competitive advantage in the midst of a war for talent.
Posted: 15 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Taleo

The Anytime, Anyplace World: Choosing the Right Mobile Connectivity Strategy for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: From the globetrotting CEO to the roving field engineer, portable devices such as mobile phones, laptop computers, and business devices have radically changed the way people work.
Posted: 07 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Nokia
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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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