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DEFINITION: 1) A personal area network (PAN) is the interconnection of information technology devices within the range of an individual person, typically within a range of 10 meters. For example, a person traveling with a laptop, a personal digital assistant (PDA), and a portable printer could interconnect them without having to plug anything in, using some form of wireless technology. Typically, this kind of  … 
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Dimension Data and Department of PM&C G20 Case Study
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VIDEO: In this case study, find out how the cloud was used to deliver a secure networking and virtual desktop to keep world leaders and media seamlessly connected, as well as ensure significant cost savings from the event.
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Dimension Data

WiFi Do's and Don’ts
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WEBCAST: This webcast outlines best practices for planning, designing, and troubleshooting your wireless network. Read on to learn about common mistakes to avoid, as well as what to use when designing your wireless networ
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Webcast: Putting Fault Tolerance to the Test - A Vendor Lab Review by Howard Marks
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A Cloud-Enabled Communications Case Study: Platinum Partners
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, Paul Poteat, Chief Technology Officer at Platinum Partners, briefly discusses how his organization accelerated its enterprise mobility with cloud communications services. View this video now to learn how to drive intelligent communications in your enterprise, using a cloud-enabled collaboration platform.
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TOPS-HP Video Case Study: IT Infrastructure Migration
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WEBCAST: In this on-demand video case study, learn how the right technology partner enabled grocery store retailer TOPS Markets to seamlessly migrate its IT infrastructure during the busy retail season. Tune in to learn more now.
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How Enterprise-Class Services Integrate with Real Companies
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BYOD & Your Business: Managing the challenges with Unified Communications
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WEBCAST: This informative webcast discusses how a managed unified communication strategy can help your organization overcome the security, performance, and management challenges that come with BYOD, and discusses how your organization can keep your mobile workforce productive and collaborative.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Premiered: May 1, 2014

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RF Management
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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
PAN DEFINITION (continued): …  personal area network could also be interconnected without wires to the Internet or other networks.Also see wireless personal area network (WPAN) which is virtually a synonym since almost any personal area network would need to function wirelessly. Conceptually, the difference between a PAN and a wireless LAN is that the former tends to be centered around one person while the latter is a local area network (LAN) that is connected without wires and serving multiple users. 2) In another usage, a personal area network (PAN) is a technology that could enable wearable computer devices to communicate … 
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