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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

Increase End User Productivity and Reduce Operating Costs with a Social Collaboration Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester brief, learn how a social collaboration platform can improve productivity by providing a unified location for content, reduce the burden on IT resources by bringing disparate resources together, provide anytime, anywhere access to information, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

IBM

The Evolution of Wireless Business Continuity
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to avoid expensive outages and downtime that drastically impact your reputation by formulating a business continuity plan with first-class connectivity. Learn how to take advantage of the expanding IoT to back up your business-critical data, devices, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Accelerated Concepts

What’s the Real Value Behind UC?
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the most popular reasons for committing to a UC future, and how different organizations have gained real value out of UC strategies.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

Distributed and Centralized Bypass Data Center Architectures Compared
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the principles of centralized versus distributed bypass data center backup, and discover how to apply each method to standalone monolithic and integrated-modular UPS architectures. Access an overview of weaknesses and capabilities of both system designs to simplify your decision-making process.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Emerson Network Power

Embracing the Digital Workplace
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Organizations across all industries recognize the need to embrace digital transformation or risk being left behind in today's mobile world. Transform your business by embracing digital and discover the key trends driving the transformation as well as, the impact these trends are having on the underlying mobile networks.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The CIO’s Guide to Evaluating IT Sourcing Options
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will assist you in evaluating your IT sourcing options, and choosing the right provider that can help you save considerable time and money. Learn how to leverage your service provider to transcend IT performance expectations.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

Formulate a Game Plan for Closing the SecOps Gap
sponsored by BMC
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to discover why collaboration between security and operations (SecOps) will drive faster threat response, stronger security, and improved compliance in your organization. Take a closer look at the SecOps gap now, and learn the gravity of IT misalignment.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

BMC

Building a Borderless Business
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Empower your employees — through business collaboration and communications solutions like video, audio and web collaboration — to help grow revenues, improve customer loyalty, and boost productivity. Learn more in this white paper.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Avaya

Metrics to Measure Software Asset Management Success
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: What does "good" software asset management look like? Uncover 8 ways to measure the strengths and weaknesses of your software asset management program.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 14 Jun 2016

Snow Software
 
 
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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