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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 Big Internet Organizations Scale IT Infrastructure Securely, Rapidly and Inexpensively
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Discover how data center colocation facilitates proper growth for Big Internet companies, as well as simplifies systems management across the entire data center estate. Learn how to leverage innovative colocation with integrated leading-edge energy efficiency to grow your business.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

CyrusOne

The Ultimate Guide to Windows Server 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This is your ultimate guide to Windows Server 2016. Read on to drive your organization forward with new layers of security, data center efficiency, and agility in app development by learning to build cloud-native and hybrid apps, improve server density with software-defined infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Microsoft

EAM Energy Performance: Extending the Asset Life
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: To stay competitive, you need to understand the energy behind asset management. Access this paper to extend the life of your assets with an energy performance management system that will increase your return on assets, improve visibility, allow continuous peak-demand analysis, and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

Infor

Getting Down to Business: Reducing the Risk of Restrictive IT
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to overcome issues with restrictive, legacy IT technologies. Find out how CIOs can implement strategic planning to absorb the growing cost of updating systems, mitigate the impact of a failing network, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Brocade

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Replacing Your Legacy ITSM Suite
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Migrating to a modern ITSM platform has myriad benefits. So why aren't more companies doing it? This white paper explores the fear of legacy suite change and how to overcome it.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

ServiceNow

8 Challenges Solved By Cloud Video Conferencing
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Learn the different ways that cloud video conferencing can solve 8 major business problems without creating any headaches – and without breaking the bank.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

LifeSize

Rapidly Deploying an Easy-to-Manage, Reliable Virtualized Infrastructure
sponsored by NTT ICT
WHITE PAPER: Access this lab validation report to discover if one virtualized, hyper-converged infrastructure rises to meet the workload, budgeting, and mobility needs of your business. Examine from this report hands-on testing and validation for this appliance, with particular attention to ease of deployment, TCO improvement, and scalability.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

NTT ICT

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Deepen Visibility into Cloud and Hybrid IT with Unified Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn why it's recommended your organization extends the visibility of existing infrastructure tools with a unified, hybrid IT monitoring platform—providing visibility into traditional and next-generation technologies. Read on to take a unified approach to IT ops, and monitor all hybrid cloud, software-defined, and converged environments.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

CA Technologies
 
 
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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