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Synonyms for backbone

Synonyms for backbone

a central cohesive source of support and stability

fortitude and determination

the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved


the part of a network that connects other networks together

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Along with market share of the top 10 wholesale ISP service providers, this report also includes 5-year forecasts for the number of backbone connections, speed of the connections, and wholesale ISP revenues.
Kline said the top seven ISPs accounted for more than half of the residential ISP subscriptions in the United States.
One of the justifications behind the original decision to issue ISP position papers was that by keeping the papers "informal" and minimizing the level of review, timely advice could be provided to the field agents.
Despite an average of 40 customer impacting attacks per month, most attacks go unreported to law enforcement organizations by ISPs.
At the end of the day, it is ISPs and email end users who suffer the most from the rogue behavior of a few bad actors.
ISPs interested in CallWave's ISP Reseller Program should contact Josh Fraser, Vice President of Business Development, at josh.
Paul Goossens said, "Preventon Secure Internet Desktop (PSID) is a subscription-based solution aimed at ISPs.
His speech will discuss the impact this new standard will have, what it means to traditional carriers, customers, ISPs and WISPs.
The ISP monitoring module analyzes data in real-time and historically while simultaneously providing up-to-the-minute reports to clients.
Proxyconn's expanding ISP Toolkit with EazyOffer(TM) means new revenue from local, national and personalized promotions
Our team of security, telecommunications and client services experts has been working with ISP customers for the past two years to understand the real competitive challenges they face; Synbridge is a result of these efforts.
The new features enable Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers to more easily comply with regulations requiring ISPs to monitor and report messaging activities of certain individuals.
A relentless grass roots effort was put forth by the event's new management and the resilience of the ISP market became evident in support of the Washington D.