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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

Important Considerations for Integrating IT and Combining Business Processes in a Merger or Acquisition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource explores common IT integration challenges that accompany mergers and acquisitions, and counts down three steps for navigating these roadblocks and driving IT and business process success.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tips To Improve The Mobile App Experience Over Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how, with a little upfront planning and some smart technology, you can significantly improve the quality of your users' mobile application experience on corporate Wi-Fi networks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Next Gen IT Predictions: 2014 and Beyond
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource details six predictions for the next-generation of IT in 2014 and beyond.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Tips To Improve The Mobile App Experience Over Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how, with a little upfront planning and some smart technology, you can significantly improve the quality of your users' mobile application experience on corporate Wi-Fi networks.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Essential Wi-Fi Services For Smartphones And Tablets
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a dependable, high performance Wi-Fi solution that provides mobile workers the services, accessibility and freedom they need to get the most value from their mobile devices.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Aruba Networks

Plantronics Voice Partner Solutions Guide (Microsoft) July 2013
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: Effective communication is critical to a successful organization. This exclusive paper takes a look at a series of wireless voice solutions that can keep your workforce connected and productive while fostering collaboration and driving innovation.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Plantronics

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades. Meet changing business and IT requirements quickly.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The process of verifying that business intelligence report content has not been adversely affected following a change in the IT environment can be time-consuming and tedious. This resource introduces a utility that automates the testing process – read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, explore 802.11ac, and how this evolved Wi-Fi standard has extended coverage beyond physical boundaries in the office, and offers more reliable connections no matter how many clients are trying to access the network.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
 
 
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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