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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

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

2014 WLAN Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: With today's enterprise being dominated by BYOD and the consumerization of IT, the barrier posed by cetralized architectures is becoming increasingly intolerable.  This has led organizations to start looking for a modernizaed plan.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Aerohive Networks

Home Wireless Setup 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores some top strategies for setting up and securing your wireless network at home.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Make your wireless network a profit center
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses a wireless network solution that supports exceptionally high densities of users with less physical equipment to worry about, providing a powerful wireless network that doesn't need to sacrifice performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Video communications: Streamlining collaboration for midmarket enterprises
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at the increasing value of video communications for the midmarket enterprise, discussing the top five IT challenges organizations face today and how video communications can help you overcome them. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

Wireless LTE Deployment: How It is Changing Cell Site Energy and Infrastructure Design
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the increasing demands that smart devices have put on wireless infrastructure and how LTE deployment can help deal with it.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 24 Nov 2011

Emerson Network Power

A Wireless LAN that Works for Mobile Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses need a robust, consistent, and high-performing WLAN if they want to keep up with the constant changes that redefine wireless.  There are a lot of options out there, so its important to find a solution that gives you more features at a lower cost.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

10 UC and Collaboration Tips to Empower your Strategy
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how you can best utilize Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) technologies to increase productivity and business value.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Insight
 
 
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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