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ALSO CALLED: NSP, Network Services Providers, Backbone Providers
DEFINITION: A network service provider (NSP) is a company that provides backbone services to an Internet serviceprovider (ISP), the company that most Web users use for access to the Internet. Typically, an ISP connects at a point called an Internet Exchange (IX) to a regional ISP that in turn connects to an NSP backbone. In the U.S., major NSPs include MCI, Sprint, UUNET, AGIS, and BBN.An ISP can purchase a  … 
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Case Study: Simplifying Network Operations Across the Globe
sponsored by Indeni
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Travelex set up and monitored configurations for their widely spread devices to keep their networks running smoothly, and ended up significantly reducing downtime due to firewall issues, plus 5 other key benefits.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017


5 Things to Keep in Mind when Choosing Single Sign-On
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Many traditional single sign-on (SSO) or identity as a service (IDaaS) vendors do not have ways to provide access to network resources. Discover 5 things you should prioritize in your SSO implementation.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Citrix

Evaluation Guide: Criteria for Choosing an Enterprise SSL VPN
sponsored by Array Networks
RESOURCE: Download this SSL VPN evaluation guide to help identify, describe and prioritize the criteria you should consider when selecting an SSL VPN solution that best fits the needs of your organization.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Array Networks

Secure your Microsoft Environment. From the Network to the Cloud to the Endpoint
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The challenge your organization faces is how to best protect your infrastructure from cyberattacks. Discover ways to adopt a prevention-first security posture that protects the network and digital assets.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

A Golden Age Dawns for Network Services
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Advanced network technology options have expanded, offering enterprises better, cheaper, options for network services. This three part guide is designed to help you understand the ongoing evolution of network services and the connectivity technologies needed to access them.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

SearchNetworking.com

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to networks
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at an increasingly complex networking environment and offers advice for IT leaders on managing it in this 10 page Buyer's Guide.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Special Report on Cisco
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This special nine-page report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2014, analyses the challenges facing Cisco, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Network Purchasing Intentions 2013
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This exclusive Computer Weekly/TechTarget research ,based on a survey of over 400 European IT professionals, reveals organisations’ investment plans for networking technology.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Intervention areas for superfast broadband project Connecting Cumbria
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DATA SHEET: UK broadband roll-out: Download this Excel spreadsheet detailing the intervention status of postcodes across Cumbria
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Ixia and Gigamon Go Head-to-Head in Processing Performance
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: In this comparison see Ixia's Net Tool Optimizer (NTO) 5288 go up against Gigamon's GigaVUE-HC2 with One GigaSMART Module, comparing: processing performance, deduplication performance, packet loss, and security considerations.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Ixia

The Touch-Free Future and Current Adoption Trends of SDN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: There's a significant amount of work needed prior to reaching a future in which no-touch technology is in wide use and SDN security is common. Learn why experts say it's time to transform network change management and security to what is suitable for today's business climate and discover the status of SDN adoption and deployment in the enterprise.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Threat Intelligence Services: An Introduction
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: Improve your enterprise security with threat intelligence services, as presented in this e-guide, and learn what you can expect when you hire an incident response provider to handle your ongoing crisis.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Cisco Umbrella

The Problem Facing Advanced Threat Defense
sponsored by UnitedLex
EGUIDE: The biggest problem facing advanced threat defense is not necessarily the threat itself but rather uncertainty about which security strategy will offer the best results—and there's often not enough time to answer that question before making an investment. This e-guide provides expert commentary on how to address this problem in threat management.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

UnitedLex

MicroScope E-Zine February 2015
sponsored by Kaseya
EZINE: An issue highlighting the need for investment in the next generation of skilled staff.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

Kaseya

Outsourcing Your Network – Lock, Stock, and Barrel or Bite-sized Chunks?
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the changing strategy for outsourcing ICT to a service planner. Organizations are now using a multi-or-selective sourcing model instead of an all-in-one approach.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Dimension Data

5 Steps to Network Situational Awareness
sponsored by Lumeta Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a five step program to achieve Network Situational Awareness and gain a thorough understanding of your network infrastructure so you can more closely manage any changes and catch problems before they impact your business.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Lumeta Corporation

ESG Market Report: The EVAS Market - The Evolution of NAC
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, network access control is essential for their network security since the days of Ethernet and IP. This guide outlines the history of network access control and how you can implement more effective policies to secure your network.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

The Future of Storage is Here
sponsored by CloudByte
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Want to guarantee storage QoS for every app and every client? View this resource to learn how CloudByte ElastiStor, a full-featured software-defined storage QoS solution that was purpose-built for virtual and cloud environments, can help you do just that.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

CloudByte

Handbook: Architecting the cloud for mobile services
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EGUIDE: This handbook will offer information on new cloud-based mobile services and provide guidance on architecting the cloud for mobile device management (MDM), location-based services and security requirements. We will also address managing the network to minimize problems in application performance and delivery.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 09 Aug 2013

SearchNetworking.com

Information Security Magazine – July/August 2013
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This month's issue takes a comprehensive look at new ways information security pros are isolating, monitoring, and controlling traffic within their data centers. We also publish the results of our Enterprise Mobile Security 2013 survey this month and offer expert advice on third-party vendor risk management.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 06 Aug 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines a smarter solution for high-density wireless networking that can scale to support thousands of simultaneous users and an ever-increasing range of wireless devices. Read on now to learn about the capabilities that make this solution a perfect fit for high-density environments.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WEBCAST: This resource outlines the difference between the data center and colocation services and explains the different types of colocation providers out there. In addition, view the top seven things you should look for in any potential colocation provider.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

SAVVIS

The Financial Benefit of Cisco’s Elastic Core
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how three Cisco software-based initiatives for the core network can help you address the challenges facing core networks today – including the increasing volumes of traffic, diversity of services, and adoption of cloud services.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: The Value of Advanced Flow Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how utilizing the advanced flow control capability in Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) can help you overcome the complex monitoring challenges you are facing today.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Traffic Visualization and Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how Cisco ONE's traffic visualization and control capability can help service providers visualize traffic end-to-end across the network and respond to unpredictable network capacity demands quickly, easily, and efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDERS DEFINITION (continued): …  wholesale dial access service froman NSP, which provides dialup connectivity for their customers. Customers then dial into their ISP's network using a local access number, which in turn connects to the backbone of that Internet provider's NSP. The NSP routes all traffic and basically provides the infrastructure needed for Internetconnectivity. The NSP builds, maintains, and expands their infrastructure asInternet traffic demands. The ISP is responsible for its own network, sales andmarketing, and customer service. An ISP can also purchase other services from an NSP that they in turn provide their … 
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