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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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Cloud Infrastructure Foundation - A Flexible, Responsive Cloud Is Built from the Ground Up
sponsored by Egenera
WHITE PAPER: At its heart, cloud computing is a new operational and business model for IT application hosting, rather than a new technology. It promises to deliver highly reliable, highly elastic services that respond quickly and smoothly to changing user demand.
Posted: 23 Nov 2010 | Published: 23 Nov 2010

Egenera

The Right Mix: Transforming the Hybrid IT Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the basics of a hybrid infrastructure strategy that utilizes both cloud resources (public, private, and managed) and a traditional infrastructure. Download now to examine the workings of this hybrid system and discover what it takes to implement it to improve agility and accelerate operations.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Linking the IT PMO to the Business: Establishing a Value Center
sponsored by Innotas by Planview
WHITE PAPER: Examine the value of linking IT projects with business to help realize innovative digital strategies for handling growth and customer satisfaction. Discover how to integrate IT and business strategies successfully and learn how to shift from a cost center to a value center to achieve greater relevance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Innotas by Planview

How Cloud Communications is Opening Up Possibilities (and Floor Space)
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a comparison between cloud and on-premises based communications.
Posted: 13 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

Mobility-as-a-Service: Don't Overpay for Coverage
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Mobility is one of those technologies that you cannot and will not survive without. The problem is that mobility racks up a very big bill, very quickly. Access this white paper to learn about the 3 basic steps that make up Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) and how it can improve your organization's bottom line.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Sprint

The Digital Workspace: Strategies for the Future of Workplace IT
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: By downloading this resource, you'll receive guidance on the key principles of digital workspace implementation, as well as market drivers, challenges, and employee experience to account for when reimagining desktop environments. Read on to capture the benefits of cloud-ready digital workspaces now.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

Citrix

Developing a Cloud Strategy for Digital Transformation: Hybrid Cloud and Beyond
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: For those planning a digital transformation at the business level, shifting to a predominantly cloud-based IT environment is imperative—and soon.. Access this IDC white paper to learn about the driving forces behind cloud-based IT, how to avoid getting lost on your journey to the cloud, and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Five Ways to Create a More Productive Workplace and Workforce
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover five ways to create a more productive workplace—thereby producing a better workforce. Read on to evolve your digital workplace to a more people-centric setting to attract, retain, and engage a talented workforce, and better support their need for both individual focus and collaboration.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Citrix

The Best of Both Worlds: Using a Hybrid Approach to Boost IT Agility
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: Can't choose between on-premise and cloud infrastructures? Get both. Access this white paper to review the conversation surrounding hybrid IT and how it addresses SMBs' concerns about their current IT infrastructures.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Zoom Answers 6 of Their Customers' Most Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 6 most common questions asked about Zoom's video collaboration suite, including how it differs from WebEx.
Posted: 30 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Zoom Video Communications
 
 
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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