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ALSO CALLED: Networks, Local Area Networks
DEFINITION: A local area network (LAN) is a group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line or wireless link. Typically, connected devices share the resources of a single processor or server within a small geographic area (for example, within an office building). Usually, the server has applications and data storage that are shared in common by multiple computer users. A local  … 
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Maximizing SAP NetWeaver Portal Performance
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn the performance challenges that IT departments face with feature-rich, high-volume corporate intranet portals and discover simple ways to improve response time by as much as 30% for a better overall user experience.
Posted: 10 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Intel Corporation

Frontline Troubleshooting Best Practices for Wired and Wireless Networks
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WEBCAST: Learn best practices for frontline network troubleshooting. In this webcast, you will learn step-by-step techniques to help you troubleshoot both sides of the access point - 10, 100 and Gigabit, twisted pair and optical fiber...
Posted: 05 Oct 2007 | Premiered: Oct 5, 2007

Fluke Networks

Network Access Control: User and Device Authentication
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Networking has evolved to support both wired and wireless access, securing corporate networks from attack is even more essential. This white paper discusses how your organization can authenticate users and devices before they connect to the network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2005

Intel Corporation

Optimizing WAN Performance for the Global Enterprise
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: WAN performance is critical to enterprise business around the globe. Read this white paper to learn the latest WAN optimization technologies, market products available for optimizations and analyst recommended WAN best practices.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2006

Intel Corporation

LANsurveyor 10.0
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Map your entire network in minutes! LANsurveyor automatically discovers and diagrams every device on your network to create a comprehensive, easy-to-view network topology map.
Posted: 16 Jul 2007 | Premiered: 13 Jul 2007

SolarWinds, Inc.

Beyond NAS: High Performance Workflow and Digital Archiving
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WEBCAST: View this Webcast to discover the advantages of this solution ? validated by the ESG lab.
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Premiered: Jun 18, 2007, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)

Quantum Corporation

Cisco Customer Case Study on Panalpina Group: Shipping Firm Centralizes IT with Data Center Network and WAN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Discover how one organization was able to reap major benefits - including one million dollars in savings - through centralizing their data center, WAN optimization and other strategies. Download this white paper today and learn exactly how they did it.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Seven Criteria for Sound Investment for WAN Optimization
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Choosing a WAN optimization solution can be a tough challenge. How do you maximize the benefits of WAN optimization and minimize TCO? This white paper can help. Discover seven major points to consider before investing in a WAN optimization solution.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Best Practices for Deploying LAN Security and NAC
sponsored by Nevis Networks
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper and discover best practices for planning and deploying a LAN Security solution. Learn about an integrated security strategy that provides reactive protection to identify and filter out malware attacks that infiltrate your network.
Posted: 05 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Nevis Networks

DigitalFilm Tree Gets Faster Post-Production in Diverse Workflows with StorNext
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
CASE STUDY: When deadlines are tight and speed is of the essence, you need data management software that makes data sharing faster and organizes effectively. Download this white paper and discover a new data management solution that does all this and more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Quantum Corporation

Benefits for Fibre Channel (FC) SANs
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The growth of business data continues to explode along with the need to store it. Additional storage can be costly but Fibre Channel SAN's can save companies money, improve backup and simplified consolidation. Download to learn more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2006 | Published: 21 Sep 2006

NetApp

Top US Law Firm Delivers Quality Service While Containing Costs
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a top 100 US law firm is leveraging Cisco WAAS to reduce bandwidth costs and optimize its WAN, to keep information flow among its offices fast, secure and easy.
Posted: 18 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

EMC RepliStor and VMware Software: Providing High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Data Consolidation in Virtual Environments
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: SLA is a standard of service influenced by resource availability. Conventional methods sometimes results in data loss, making SLAs hard to meet. Learn how a practical approach within your Windows environment can address even the strictest SLAs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

EMC Corporation

Ensuring the Health of Tomorrow's Fiber LANs - Part II: OTDR Trace Analysis -- Become an Expert Troubleshooter with Advanced OTDR Trace Analysis
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Experience designing cable and network testers has enabled a breakthrough in automated fiber trace analysis. This white paper discusses how an OTDR detects and analyzes test results, and explains expected and unexpected trace data from fiber networks.
Posted: 09 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Fluke Networks

Ensuring the Health of Tomorrow's Fiber LANs - Part 1: How to Choose an OTDR to Test and Troubleshoot LAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper clears up misinformation about OTDR specifications, interpretation, and measurement methods. It describes how LAN OTDRs differ from Telco OTDRs, how to develop an understanding of specifications and how to make informed comparisons.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2005

Fluke Networks

10 Myths of Enterprise VoIP Migration
sponsored by Citel
WHITE PAPER: Based on real world deployments, this white paper offers practical advice in building the business case for a VoIP migration.
Posted: 28 Jul 2006 | Published: 28 Jul 2006

Citel
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LAN DEFINITION (continued): …  area network may serve as few as two or three users (for example, in a home network) or as many as thousands of users (for example, in an FDDI network). Major local area network technologies are:  Ethernet  Token Ring  FDDI   Ethernet is by far the most commonly used LAN technology. A number of corporations use the Token Ring technology. FDDI is sometimes used as a backbone LAN interconnecting Ethernet or Token Ring LANs. Another LAN technology, ARCNET, once the most commonly installed LAN technology, is still used in the industrial automation industry.Typically, … 
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