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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

Small Cells, Big Challenge: A Definitive Guide to Designing and Deploying HetNets
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Network operators are under pressure to enhance network coverage, reliability, and capacity, while increasing the quality of the mobile experience. Heterogeneous networks (HetNets) -- more diversified access networks -- are emerging as a strategy to bridge the cost and capacity gap and meet demand.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Ixia

How Would Self-Reset Password Solutions Impact Enterprises Around the World?
sponsored by Tools4ever
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a survey on self-reset password solutions and the impact that they could have on IT helpdesks.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014


Wireless Network Virtualization CRAN
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an in-depth look at new prevaling wireless strategies and the current state of wireless networking. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

A TCO Comparison for Unified Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a feature-rich, scalable unified communications solution that can drive innovation and increase productivity. Read on to see how it compares to other leading unified communications solutions.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Cisco

Does Your Communications and Collaboration Solutions Meet your Mid-Size Business Needs?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines how cloud collaboration technologies can help your organization overcome some of the common communication challenges faced today.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Protect Your IT System with Next Generation Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read through this exclusive white paper to find out about data breaches and what you can do to protect yourself, as well as three real-life examples of what can happen when your IT systems are attacked.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Enabling Innovation and Surpassing the Competition with Visual Collaboration
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how visual collaboration can be utilized by small to midsized businesses in order to significantly improve productivity and drive innovation. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Vidyo, Inc.

Transformative Service Management - Reinventing Service Management for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the changes that have transformed IT and how they should be viewed as an opportunity for the department to reassert its value.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Video Communications Benefits for Midmarket
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how video communications are benefiting midmarket enterprises and what your organization can do to take advantage of the new technology.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.
 
 
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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