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DEFINITION: A virtual community is a community of people sharing common interests, ideas, and feelings over the Internet or other collaborative networks. A possible inventor of this term and one of its first proponents was Howard Rheingold, who created one of the first major Internet communities, called "The Well." In his book, The Virtual Community, Rheingold defines virtual communities as social aggregations  … 
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Presentation Transcript: Driving Collaboration Efficiency - H.264 High Profile
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Polycom continues bringing leading-edge, standards-based technologies to visual communication. This is an advantage that resonates across all applications and industries.  Read this transcript to learn how Less Delivers Much More!
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Content-Aware Identity & Access Management in a Virtual Environment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how CA Content-Aware IAM solutions help protect customers in the physical world and similarly protect virtual environments by controlling identities, access, and information usage. 
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

CA Technologies.

Driving Collaboration Efficiency - H.264 High Profile
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WEBCAST: Polycom continues bringing leading-edge, standards-based technologies to visual communication. This is an advantage that resonates across all applications and industries.  View this webcast to learn how Less Delivers Much More!
Posted: 15 Sep 2010 | Premiered: Sep 15, 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Project Management for the Modern Age
sponsored by Citrix Online UK
EBOOK: This e-book will show you how to implement virtual collaboration tools throughout the life cycle of a project to leverage the benefits of collaboration and partnership.
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

Citrix Online UK

IT Connects Customers to Brands
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: Paul Gillin, author of three social media marketing books, reveals how CIOs are becoming the designated guardians of intellectual property. As the use of social media tools grows, Gillen recommends how a CIO can stay in front of the widespread access and create enhanced customer experiences.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Premiered: 16 Aug 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Accelerate Business Through a Cost-efficient Virtual Workforce: Citrix Transforms IT into an On-Demand Service for Virtual Workers
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines a virtual workforce, describes the challenges and requirements that organisations face when supporting a virtual workforce, and explains how Citrix solutions can address these requirements and scale accordingly to foster and support future growth.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009


A Guide to Utilizing Virtualization in a Disaster Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by and Dell, you will discover the steps essential for effectively integrating server virtualization into your disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 20 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

Dell and Microsoft

Collaboration solutions: Solutions for small and medium business
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Check out this IBM resource center to identify collaboration software solutions specifically geared towards small and medium-sized businesses.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009


The Virtual Office Checklist
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The technology behind remote access is called a "virtual private network," or "VPN," and it establishes a private, secure network connection over a public network, such as the Internet.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Team Collaboration and Social Software, 2007
sponsored by Socialtext
WHITE PAPER: The collaboration support market is being revitalized, with buyers and sellers looking to add social interaction in the context of broad collaboration support. Read this Gartner white paper which discusses new and established vendors in this market...
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 24 Oct 2007


Grow Faster by Connecting Your People: IBM Lotus Connections Software
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn more about this software and how you can find and collaborate with experts; easily locate people and information; build closer partner and customer relationships; and foster bottom-up, community-based innovation.
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM Software Group
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VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES DEFINITION (continued): …  that emerge from the Internet when enough people carry on public discussions long enough and with sufficient human feeling to form webs of personal relationships in cyberspace.Virtual communities might be thought of as subgroups within Marshall McLuhan's notion of cyberspace as a "global village." Before the Web, virtual communities existed on bulletin board services (BBS) and many still do. Some virtual communities or facilitators of them use the metaphor of a coffee house or something similar to help users visualize the community. In general, there are two kinds of communication among virtual … 
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