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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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Future Proofing Mobile Device Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide discusses best practices for future proofing your mobile device management.
Posted: 23 Dec 2011 | Published: 23 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Network Infrastructure Management: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the management of a unified, network and storage fabric and who controls FCoE switches and adapters.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Understanding the pros and cons of network virtualization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchServerVirtualization.com explains the benefits of virtualizing the network. Find out how to utilize this technology to combine multiple networks into a single logical network. Plus, get answers to common questions about network virtualization technology to ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 29 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Ten Steps to an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ensure traveling employees are productive while you control costs and security, with an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

PRTG Network Monitor
sponsored by Paessler AG
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Experience complete control over your network by downloading your free, 30-day trial of PRTG now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2012

Paessler AG

Case Study: Four Best Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Telecom Expense Management
sponsored by Xigo
CASE STUDY: Uncover four key lessons one of your peers learned after they employed a telecom expense management solution.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Xigo

Who's in Charge of Your Unified Data Center Fabrics?
sponsored by Avaya
EGUIDE: Since components in a unified fabric have both LAN and SAN technology elements, deciding who manages the fabric can be difficult. This E-Guide can help you find out who to pick!
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

Avaya

Brocade VDX Data Center Switches
sponsored by Brocade
WEBCAST: In this on-demand webcast, Brocade Global Solution Architect Jonathan Hudson will explain how VCS technology and Ethernet fabrics provide a wide range of advantages over 3-tier network architectures
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 13, 2011

Brocade

The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

Data center networks: How to optimize Ethernet
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to read about top considerations to deal with the numerous new demands placed on the data center Ethernet.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

Brocade

Can Your WLAN Keep Up With The Tablet Explosion?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EZINE: The Network Evolution predicted 2011 would be a breakout year for networking. See how far users have come in implementing innovative technology or in making traditional methods work well for them.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Accelerating Revenue through Carrier Ethernet Service Differentiation
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many CSPs are looking towards Carrier Ethernet services – a way to more rapidly and efficiently deliver the bandwidth requirements and service requirements. If not properly managed, however, operating costs could end up increasing instead of being cost-effective.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

InfoVista Corporation

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

North Carolina Center for Automotive Research uses borderless network to keep engineers connected to data and services anywhere, anytime
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study demonstrates how one organization used borderless network technology to help them grow substantially in a short amount of time.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Expert guide: Understanding cloud types and benefits
sponsored by SAVVIS
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides the answers to the most pressing questions in regards to cloud computing. Uncover what you need to know about cloud computing services, the different types of clouds available, top benefits and how to take full advantage and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

SAVVIS

The iEverything Enterprise: Understanding and Addressing IT's Dilemma in a World Dominated by Wireless Smart Devices
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization, cloud computing and wireless technologies are providing gains in productivity and cost savings. Enterprise applications can now be delivered to almost any device, regardless of whether they are issued corporately or personally owned. Learn how almost every IT department is experiencing the effects of smart device adoption.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Aerohive Networks

RF Management
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This IT decision center discusses the types of RF management offered in their wireless solutions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 20 Sep 2011

SearchNetworking.com

Best Practices for Assuring VoIP Performance
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: Since no two networks are exactly the same, no two network assurance programs will be either. Fortunately, PathView Cloud adapts to your needs, and provides a complete approach.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AppNeta

A Virtual Bridges Briefing Paper
sponsored by CDG in association with Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: Most VDI solutions available today to solve the branch user problem require complex installation and configuration processes, along with ongoing intensive IT management. With branch VDI technologies, users get a LAN-like desktop experience with decreased IT complexity and faster deployment times.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

CDG in association with Virtual Bridges

Optimization is for the Clouds
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper begins with an outline of the characteristics of computing from a distance, describes how WAN optimization of cloud resources improves the user experience, explains how Riverbed’s Cloud Steelhead achieves this, and concludes with several deployment examples.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Life Critical Networks for 21st Century Healthcare
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EGUIDE: Because of the lifesaving nature of the networked devices, healthcare facilities need networks that are different than ordinary businesses. The network has to be designed to never go down, to accommodate fluctuating workloads and a variety of other requirements. Access this e-guide to learn more about the importance of healthcare networks.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

SearchHealthIT.com

Intel® Ethernet for Unified Networking
sponsored by Intel
MICROSITE: This video explains why 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) is the foundation for unified networking, and provides details on how Intel can provide support for Open FCoE, LAN, and SAN traffic on your ethernet network.  
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

Intel

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Aerohive Networks

IT in Europe: Networking Edition: Wired and Wireless: Can you achieve an integrated network?
sponsored by SearchNetworking.co.UK
EZINE: This European edition of Network Evolution E-Zine discusses the myths surrounding integrated wired and wireless LANs, security considerations, and wireless and mobile technology trends the UK should be on the lookout for.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011


HP FlexBranch Office Solution Transforming Branch Experience
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Branch office solutions based upon converged infrastructure can deliver higher levels of security to ensure data protection and prevent costly, damaging breaches. Read this set of documents to learn more about servers, storage and network resources can be safely shared without inhibiting system response and availability.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

HP & Intel®
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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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