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ALSO CALLED: Long-haul Private-line Services, WATS, Wide-area Telephone Service, Wholesale Long-haul Private-line Services, Long-distance Services
DEFINITION: WATS (wide-area telephone service) is a specialized form of fixed-rate long-distance telecommunication service. WATS lines are commonly used by businesses and government agencies. Some individuals and small corporations also have WATS subscriptions.There are three types of WATS lines: IN-WATS (for incoming calls), OUT-WATS (for outgoing calls), or a combination of both services. IN-WATS lines have  … 
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Presentation: The BBC’s Unified Communications Strategy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Steve Shepherd, head of IT and business alignment at the BBC, explains how unified communications technology is transforming the BBC.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Recovery Performance-Based Pricing: An Innovation to Drive Business Growth
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores how service providers offer data protection in the marketplace and how they can adapt to data growth, BYOD and mobile workforces.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Asigra

Reworking the Infrastructure for IT Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on the ability of pre-integrated, pre-configured, and pre-optimized hardware platforms to help improve efficiency in modern data centers.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

ROI Case Study: Quest Foglight at Imperial College London
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Imperial College London deployed Quest Foglight to manage the performance of its applications, databases, and services and reduce system downtime. Nucleus Reseach evaluates the ROI of the project.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 27 Jun 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Rx Systems Provide Around the Clock Support to 4800 UK Pharmacies with CentraStage
sponsored by CentraStage
CASE STUDY: This case study takes a look at how remote monitoring and management tools can help enhance your service delivery speeds and ensure system reliability.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CentraStage

Select the Right Cloud-Based ITSM Solution
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper features a three step approach for finding the right Software-as-a-Service IT service management approach for your organization.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

Pragmatic ITIL: Bridging the Gulf between Theory and Practice
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the consensus around the benefits of ITIL is virtually universal, ITIL initiatives run the gamut – both in terms of costs and benefits. Learn how your service management platform can play a huge role in the degree to which you realize the potential benefits of ITIL in your organization.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Prepaid Loyalty: Fact or Fiction?
sponsored by Amdocs Management LTD
WHITE PAPER: Achieving customer loyalty is a business goal shared by virtually every service provider. Prepaid subscribers present a greater challenge because the business model has no contracts or commitments. This paper examines the business and marketing strategies that service providers can deploy to create and build loyalty among prepaid customers.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

Amdocs Management LTD

Presentation Transcript: Cloud Storage Services - Peer Advice
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this FAQ, Vijay Subramanian, cloud computing expert and practice manager for managed services at Laurus Technologies, an IT services and consulting company in the Midwest, explains how his company evaluated the idea of cloud storage services and gives advice for other VARs considering the same thing.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

i365, makers of Evault

Presentation Transcript: Consolidating service platforms to reduce operations costs
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript, taken directly from the webcast of the same name, talks about consolidating service platforms to reduce costs. It starts off by asking the obvious question: What is a service platform and why do I care?
Posted: 07 May 2009 | Published: 07 May 2009

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Discover New Revenue Streams - Add Managed Hosting to your Managed Services
sponsored by Verio
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, join Zeus Kerravala, of the Yankee Group, and Janine Soika, a channel marketing leader from Verio, for a quick discussion that will jumpstart your monthly revenue.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2010

Verio

Presentation Transcript: Next-Generation Service Provider Platforms: What Do Service Providers Need?
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This transcript, a printable version of the video from enterprise expert Tom Nolle, addresses the marginalization that operators face from over-the-top disintermediation - caused by exploding operating costs that result from declining revenue per bit.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Protecting the Efficient Enterprise with Dell EqualLogic SANs and VMware vSphere 4.0
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn how to both protect and enhance your storage and virtualization infrastructure with Dell EqualLogic SANs and VMware vSphere 4.0.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Premiered: May 20, 2010

Dell, Inc.

Provider Backbone Transport
sponsored by Nortel Networks Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Nortel's Metro Ethernet solutions change this landscape by providing new alternatives for Metro networks that are based on Ethernet forwarding, simplicity and cost curves, without any loss of functionality.
Posted: 19 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Nortel Networks Corporation

Pueblo School District Case Study: Eliminating the Digital Divide
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this case study you'll learn how Colorado's second largest school district, Pueblo 70, enhanced the learning experience with innovative solutions from Dell.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Realizing integrated interconnected service chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore how multi-sourcing and the cloud are changing the role of IT, and how you can realize an integrated, dynamic service chain that benefits the whole enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Redefining Interpersonal Communication
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the way incumbent fixed, mobile or cable operators may leverage both IMS and existing assets, in order to respond to customer requirements for diversity and simplicity. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Removing the Barriers to IT Governance: How On-Demand Software Changes the Game
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: IT governance has a well-deserved reputation for being extremely complicated, expensive, and time-consuming. But today’s CEOs and governing boards expect accountability, strategic alignment, cost saving, and contributions to overall growth from IT departments, all of which can be facilitated by IT governance.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Innotas

Reshaping IT in a Consumer Driven Era
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications, smartphones, tablets, public cloud services, and social networking represent a new wave of technology adoption — one that significantly blurs the lines between business and personal domains. By unifying APM, IM, and SOM technologies, a successful service assurance implementation can focus an IT staff on business services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

CA Technologies.

SaaS-based Service Management: Tailor to the Business with Ease
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SaaS-based service management can help you eliminate the cost and distraction of platform maintenance, minimize upgrade costs and disruptions, tailor to the business without complex coding, and more.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Samsung SDS automates data center operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To achieve high-quality while maintaining, low-cost operations, many organisations are starting to automate their data centre processes. This case study explains how one company decided on a standardisation approach and realised their system management and automation goals, including enhanced productivity, reduced costs, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP Implementation and Operation in Integrated Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this detailed technical brief to learn how creating a dynamic infrastructure can advance business performance and reduce operational efforts.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

VMware, Inc.

Scalable and Intelligent Content Delivery for Fixed and Mobile Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are striving to deliver online video with efficiency and quality while still seeking ways to control both OpEx and CapEx and creating new revenue opportunities. Read this paper to learn about the efficient delivery of video and Web content services at lower cost and with a high quality end user experience.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

ScanSource Communications: At-a-Glance
sponsored by ScanSource Communications
DATA SHEET: As a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc, ScanSource Communications provides you with the products, services, and support you need to build and grow your business. We are constantly looking for unique ways to help you find success, bringing you tailored solutions customized for your individual opportunity.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

ScanSource Communications

Seeing the Big Picture: A Corporate Guide to Better Decisions through IT
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Executives at small and midsize companies are making critical business decisions every day based on the information available to them. This information can come from a variety of sources: opinions from peers and colleagues; a personal sense of intuition or business judgment; or data derived internally or externally to the organisation.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.
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LONG DISTANCE SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  telephone numbers with certain area codes reserved expressly for that purpose, such as 800, 888, or 877. People calling these numbers are not charged a long-distance toll. Instead, the recipient (subscriber) is charged a fixed monthly rate up to a certain number of hours of usage. Beyond the limit, an additional toll is imposed. OUT-WATS lines are, in effect, fixed-rate long-distance subscriptions.With most WATS lines, calling-zone restrictions apply. For example, it might not be possible to make or accept WATS calls to or from locations within the state where the subscriber is located, or to … 
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