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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

Zoom Answers 6 of Their Customers' Most Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: Discover common questions asked about Zoom's video collaboration suite, and learn how you can use Zoom with Skype for Business to boost your internal and external communications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Zoom Video Communications

Dispelling The Myth Around Voice Services
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: A new IDG Research Services study reveals that IT practitioners across a variety of enterprises believe that their voice systems haven't evolved to keep pace with digital transformation. But is there truth behind this myth? In this white paper, learn about voice services in the age of digital transformation.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Comcast

Why the Automotive Finance Industry is Upgrading to Cloud Faxing
sponsored by J2 Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: On this website, learn how new compliance regulations influenced automotive finance businesses are now outsourcing their entire process to a trusted cloud fax provider.
Posted: 11 Sep 2017 | Published: 11 Sep 2017

J2 Cloud Services

3 Ways IT Can Accelerate Business Success
sponsored by Cherwell
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explains how to accelerate business success in three areas—modernizing your self-service portal, collecting and using value-added metrics, and implementing data integration for actionable IT intelligence. You will learn how to keep up with business and deliver results that contribute to the bottom line.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Cherwell

The Unified Communications Buyer's Guide to Cutting Costs & Boosting Productivity
sponsored by Fuze
WHITE PAPER: Learn why many organizations are ditching their legacy unified communications for cloud-based UC.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fuze

Is Hyperconverged Infrastructure Cost-Competitive with the Cloud?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this report, analysts investigate the assumption that cloud is the cheapest data center solution based on a TCO model comparing hyperconverged infrastructure and several comparable cloud solutions. What were the results? Download now for your hyperconverged vs. cloud TCO model comparison.
Posted: 12 Sep 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hosted VoIP Provides Critical Capabilities for Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: To make communications more effective across any location—and today's mobile workforce — many enterprises are embracing hosted voice over IP (VoIP) services. Learn about the critical capabilities VoIP can provide your distributed enterprise in this expert white paper.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Comcast

Meeting the Video Demands of Millennials
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Meeting the video demands of millennials can be a daunting task. They expect fast, consistent video that can work on a variety of platforms in an instant.How do you keep up with the video demands of this group?Access this resource that takes a deeper look at this audience's video demands and interests.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Digital Innovations and Changing Demographics are Redefining Government by the People, for the People
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about communicating with the different generations of people and how you'll have to handle your data. Learn how to find the right mix of traditional IT, cloud, security and mobility to provide the greatest service possible.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon
 
 
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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