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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

How You Can Advance Your Enterprise with Hybrid IT
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you take full advantage of hybrid IT and avoid any complications it may cause.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

Red Hat

The Essentials of Avaya System and Session Manager
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Avaya has come to the forefront in the SIP universe with the Avaya System and Session Manager platforms, which use the SIP protocol to create a central management and control platform for an enterprise communication structure.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Leadership and Technology: Mobility and bring-your-own-device insights for Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines the power of mobile computing as part of the midmarket enterprise's unified communications platform, analyzing how you can utilize enterprise mobility effectively without increasing the pressure on IT.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how UK-based organization Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, was able to leverage Linux to revolutionize their IT support capabilities, creating new opportunities for innovation and revenue streams.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Enterprise-Grade Unified Communications Experience With Cloud-Delivered WAN
sponsored by VeloCloud
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how new technologies used for employee collaboration require updated networks. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

VeloCloud

New Connected Experience in Vehicles Delivers Higher Productivity
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a new connected experience designed especially for commuters, transport enterprises and public services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Unravel and evolve customer communications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper your CIO can gain the tools necessary to creative effective communications that will drive sales. Learn basic CCM rules like: keep it simple, make it all about the customer, go from passive to active, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

What Does the Future of the Workplace Look Like?
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to find out how employees can communicate and collaborate effectively, especially with the amount of resources within reach.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Deliver Reliable and Robust Wi-Fi for Healthcare
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how one wireless solution was able to deliver rock-solid Wi-Fi service to healthcare organizations. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Xirrus
 
 
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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