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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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Renegade IT services and how to manage them
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: IT service delivery is built on a request/fulfillment model, but what about services that are not being routed through traditional IT channels, or though IT at all? This classroom feature will look at how CIOs are adapting ITSM to cover non-sanctioned services.
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Enhance the Accuracy of your Predictive Modeling
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WEBCAST: This webcast can help you overcome the frustrations of predictive modeling and design the most efficient and cost-effective Wi-Fi network possible.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Oct 1, 2015

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Hybrid ITSM: Because having one option isn't an option
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This interactive resource discusses how you can make your business more efficient, compliant, and secured with the help of a hybrid IT service management solution.
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8 Common Mistakes of Windows 7 Migration
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Innovators Demo Part II - Your Collaboration Destiny Continues
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Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 17 Jun 2010


Extreme - IndentiFi
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WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast discusses wireless networking solution that allows your organization to provide your users with the wireless performance needed to seamlessly access critical applications and data, even if the workloads are media-intensive.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2014

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IBM Service Management for Communication Service Providers
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Case Study: National Exhibition Centre
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Avaya Fabric Connect Makes Multicast Simple (Really)
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PODCAST: This podcast introduces an interesting solution to address the concern of legitimate use cases that haven't made multicast routing any less cumbersome to implement. Find out how you can deploy multicast routing a lot simpler using this innovative technology.
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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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