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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

Think Like an Urban Planner
sponsored by OnBase by Hyland
WHITE PAPER: Are disconnected information systems and multiple applications getting in the way of your organization's performance? Put IT sprawl in its place by thinking like urban planners do. In this e-book, you'll gain tips and insights that can help you control the chaos and weed out redundancies by using a flexible, scalable information system.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

OnBase by Hyland

Create Your Classroom in the Cloud
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: Many educational institutions are starting to utilize cloud collaboration tools to empower learning and administration. In this short paper, learn about a cloud collaboration suite over 5,600 schools are using for virtual classrooms, online courses, TA hours and more.
Posted: 31 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Zoom Video Communications

Hybrid Cloud Is About Choice
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: Hybrid cloud computing integrates cloud resources with traditional IT infrastructure to ensure security, high performance, and accelerated application delivery. Read this resource to discover how you can leverage hybrid cloud to extend IT's agility and support new business models.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

EOH IBM

Mass Notification Systems Deliver Fast and Reliable Alerts
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn how Mitel Mass Notification is an award-winning intelligent customer and employee notification solution that enables faster delivery and acknowledgment of vital information across a wide range of channels and devices to key stakeholders and targeted groups.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Mitel Networks Limited

Drive Workforce Productivity and Organizational Agility with Unified Communications
sponsored by Fuze
WHITE PAPER: Disconnected, disjointed communications tools actually impede productivity. This resource details cloud-based unified communications and its myriad benefits, like quality collaboration, efficient remote workers and boost in customer satisfaction.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fuze

A MOBILE-FIRST NETWORK: IS IT TIME?
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Explore how an integrated, mobile-first network built around 802.11ac can provide SMBs with a higher performing, secure network. Discover how to implement wireless and wired infrastructure with end-to-end security, network performance analysis, simple cloud management, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Aruba Networks

Infrastructure Control with Red Hat Ansible Tower
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a framework for controlling, securing, and managing your Ansible automation. Download now to see how this framework provides a single language for DevOps, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Hosted VoIP Provides Critical Capabilities for Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: To make communications more effective across any location—and today's mobile workforce — many enterprises are embracing hosted voice over IP (VoIP) services. Learn about the critical capabilities VoIP can provide your distributed enterprise in this expert white paper.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Comcast

Navigating the Journey to IT Transformation: Breaking Down the Definition
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel (Xeon) ®
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to weigh your infrastructure options—including DIY, reference architectures, and buying—and in particular, discover how converged and hyper-converged implementation will help your organization focus on other value-added activities.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Dell EMC Intel (Xeon) ®
 
 
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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